The Chapel Gallery is
administered and funded by Muskoka Arts & Crafts. It is a not-for-profit
community art gallery dedicated to the presentation and development of
contemporary visual art by artists from the membership, immediate area, region,
The programming mandate of the Chapel
Gallery focuses on the presentation and encouragement of artistic expression in
all media by emerging artists to established artists. Work may be artistically
and/or conceptually traditional, experimental, innovative, or avant-garde in its
rendering and/or approach.
To be considered, an application must
include the following:
A statement of
intent that clearly outlines the parameters of the exhibition by
discussing its theme and how the work reflects and supports it.
Ten to fifteen
slides or photographs of the work to be included in the show. Images may
also be sent on CD. If the work
is not yet completed, then the slides or photographs should show work
completed within the previous twenty-two months. You must clearly indicate
if the work is to be included in the show or a representation of your
as past catalogues and newspaper/magazine articles for example.
(name, address, telephone, fax, e-mail).
self-addressed envelope of sufficient size and postage to return the
It is the responsibility of the
applicant to ensure that his or her application contains all the requested
material and information and is received by the Chapel Gallery on or before the
In the review and assessment of
applications, the Gallery Committee places high priority on artistic quality.
Peer assessment – through the members of the Gallery Committee who are artists
and/or other experts with knowledge and experience of the specific art forms,
art practices and communities involved – ensures that the arts community has a
voice in how applications are evaluated and the types of art exhibited.
Acceptance for an exhibition and its
scheduling is at the sole discretion of the Gallery Committee in accordance with
the Chapel Gallery Policy.
Muskoka Arts & Crafts raises all
its own funds. We receive no grants from any level of government. While the
organization recognizes the importance of artist’s fees, it is not in a
financial position to offer such fees.
Muskoka Arts & Crafts is
responsible for: promotion of the show (media releases to newspapers as well as
radio and television stations); providing camera ready copies of invitations,
posters, or flyers if requested by the artist; sales; and preparation of
exhibition labels, price lists, handouts.
The artist is responsible for: an
artist’s reception (if desired); printing and mailing invitations (if
desired); printing and distributing posters/flyers (if desired); additional paid
advertisements (if desired); and the transportation of the work to and from the
For work sold, the Chapel Gallery charges 20% or
members in good standing and 30% to non-members of the organization.
March 31 of the current year for
the following year.
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Once your application is received, you
will be notified and informed when your proposal will be reviewed by the Gallery
Committee. After your proposal has been discussed, you will be contacted, by
If you should have any
questions, please contact Muskoka Arts & Crafts