Sum Gallery Submissions

If you would like to show us your work for consideration, simply send an email with the subject line “SUM gallery Submission” to submission@queerartsfestival.com including:

For Visual Arts submissions:

  • Full contact details (including where you reside)
  • Short bios of 250-500 words of all participating artists, including website URLs
  • Digital images of artwork(s) being submitted for consideration. Format: JPG (no larger than 200 kb per image). All image files must be clearly titled with artist name_work title_year of creation, or the submission will not be accepted.
  • Critical reviews of your work
  • Artist Statement pertaining to the work submitted and how it fits with SUM’s mandate

For Performances submissions:

  • Full contact details (including where you reside)
  • Short bios of 250-500 words of all participating artists, including website URLs
  • One page performance proposal describing the piece, including title, duration, artistic discipline(s), and technical requirements
  • Promo images .jpg no larger than 200 kb – All image files titled with artist name_work title_year of creation.
  • Audio or video sample of work – accepted formats DVD, CD, mp3 and youtube or vimeo links. Please check your media – if we cannot open your files, the submission will not be considered
  • Critical reviews of your work

Unfortunately we cannot respond to every email, so please don’t be surprised if we aren’t able get back to you, we are always pleased to know of interesting work and will keep your work on file for future consideration. Shows are booked two years in advance, please be patient.

SUM GALLERY MEASUREMENTS
678 square feet
93 linear feet

North wall: 22’
West wall: 15’
South wall: 22’
East wall: 24’

Ceiling height:

  • to the light rails: 9’
  • to highest point: 11’

The gallery space has no windows.

SUM GALLERY FACT SHEET

Capacity:
  • standing: max. 100
    seating: max. 70
Equipment:
  • Gallery lights and rails
  • 1920 x 1080 monitor
  • projector with 4K Enhancement
  • Sound system with speakers, subwoofer, wireless and wired mics
  • Grand piano Petrof 6.3′

Also consider participating in QAF Pride in Art Community Show, accepting un-themed open submissions until April 15 each year.

SUM gallery is also available for rental for events, workshops, screenings:
http://sumgallery.ca/rent-sum-gallery/