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Volunteer for Fringe Fest 2024

Volunteer for Fringe Fest 2024

Interested in joining an amazing community of artists and theatre enthusiasts, all while getting sweet perks and free show tickets? The Fringe Festival team is now looking for volunteers!

The Fringe Festival itself will kick off on August 21st and wrap up on September 1st. At the beginning of August, you will receive a link from me which will allow you to sign up for shifts.

For volunteering, you’ll receive:

- A free 3-Show Volunteer Pass for signing up to volunteer
- Invitations to Artists’ Volunteer Appreciation shows
- Free pizza in the volunteer hub
- An additional 3-Show Volunteer Pass once you've completed 4 shifts and are signed up to complete at least 3 more during the Festival.

We will also be hosting a volunteer thank you party on the last day of the festival, with food, music, and prizes!

The Fringe Festival couldn’t exist without you and your hard work. This festival is supporting performers and artists for its 38th year, thanks to people like you. Thank you for keeping local creativity alive and well, and I’m so excited to work with you.

This is going to be a lot of fun.
Call for Submissions - Little Fernwood Gallery

Call for Submissions - Little Fernwood Gallery

Operating within the traditional territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən-speaking peoples, the Fernwood Community Association’s Little Fernwood Gallery Committee seeks proposals for month-long exhibitions to be held at 1923 Fernwood Road from January to December 2025.

This Call is open to all local artists/groups/collectives, with the selection process prioritizing artists within the Fernwood community who experience systemic barriers to inclusion in the visual arts, and who employ diverse approaches to their art. We are seeking a wide range of art-making, and an array of material explorations that reflect our unique community. Emerging artists are encouraged to apply. Please note that to accommodate other users of the space, all artwork must be displayed on the perimeter of the gallery. Plinths are available on request.

The Little Fernwood Gallery follows accepted protocols on copyright infringement and non-appropriation of Indigenous cultures — work that infringes on these guidelines will not be accepted. The Little Fernwood Gallery is a publicly supported gallery and we reserve the right to show work suitable to our neighbourhood.

Please send a single PDF, including embedded images, with the following information:
- Name
- Contact [email, phone, address]
- Artist statement [no longer than 500 words]
- Description of proposed exhibition [no longer than 500 words]
- 5-10 images of proposed work or recent work / exhibitions
- List of Images that includes Title, Medium, Date, and Dimensions
- Please indicate month(s) of the year you would prefer for your exhibit, if applicable

* Artists requiring alternative application formats may contact the FCA Office

Email application to: [email protected]
Deadline: Friday, August 31, 2024

A floor plan and additional information can be found online: thefca.ca


Please note:

At this time, the gallery is a multi-purpose, high traffic space with access to Paul Phillips Hall. The FCA and/or the Little Fernwood Gallery committee is not responsible for any lost or damaged artwork.

All selected artists must agree to gallery-sit Saturday and/or Sunday afternoons during the presentation of their exhibit. You may designate a representative to gallery-sit on your behalf.

We kindly ask that you wait two years before applying if you have exhibited with the Little Fernwood Gallery recently.


The Little Fernwood Gallery Committee is Kathryn Greenwood, Margaret Hantiuk, Alysha Farling-Futterman, Mike Andrew MacLean, and Alex Carter.

Call for Exhibition Proposals

Submissions for the 2025 solo and small group shows in The Main Gallery at Cedar Hill Recreation and Arts Centre with the Municipality of Saanich will be accepted starting June 1. 2024. Individual artists, arts, culture, and community groups are invited to submit proposals for Saanich’s exhibition season in 2025. Deadline to apply July 31. 2024.

Call to Artists - Commercial Alley

Local artists are invited to re-imagine Commercial Alley as a site for artistic and creative expression. The work will be presented as a series of four, 4 x 8 feet plywood panels from October 2023 – September 2024.

This opportunity is open to early to mid-career artists – individual artists, collectives and/or groups – residing in the Capital Region including the Gulf Islands. We encourage a diversity of applicants. Submissions will be accepted until 4 p.m., Monday July 10, 2023

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