Call to Artists: Sport Re-Imagined

Exhibit Synopsis: Sports are activities governed by a set of rules or customs and often engaged in competitively. Re-imagine sport and its paraphernalia without these constrains and in a different context. Experience it through the Arts. Write your own rules, words, tunes, create or alter the equipment. In other words, deconstruct and reconstruct to explore the art in sport or sport in art. A challenge to artists and community members to submit your interpretation of Re-imagine Sport! Mixed media, 2D and 3D work, performance pieces, film and poetry encouraged for submission by individuals or groups. Exhibition dates are January 21 – March 21, 2010.

Submission Deadline: 4pm, Sunday December 13th, 2009.
Submissions must reach the Leigh Square Community Arts Village no later than the deadline date and time. Artists may submit by electronic application (email to
arts@portcoquitlam.ca) or may mail or deliver an application on CD to: Exhibition Committee, Leigh Square Community Arts Village, # 2100 - 2253 Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam, BC, V3C 3B8. -

General: All submissions must be original work. The following will not be considered for exhibition:
* Copies of another artist’s work.
* Works made in part or whole from a kit or commercial design
* Works made from commercial moulds
Artwork: Successful entries must ensure that:
* The artwork is dry
* The artwork is ready to be exhibited by the submission deadline
* If 2D, the artwork is suitably framed and ready for hanging
* Submitted works are undamaged
* The artwork can pass through a standard double door
* 3D art work is stable and secure
* Works on canvas are stretched and gallery ready or are suited with grommets for other hanging methods
* Artwork can, but is not required to be for sale. In the case of a sale, the artist will receive 80% of the selling price and 20% will go to the Friends of Leigh Square Society.
* Artists agree to insure work during exhibition dates and while in transit to/from Leigh Square * Community Arts Village if applicable.
* For performance pieces, film, poems and other literary works, we will arrange for a mutually agreeable date.


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