Water Street Gallery: Call for Submissions

Intent to Enter: Friday, June 10, 2016
Deadline for Entry: Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Water Street Gallery: Summer 2016

"An exploration of the sense of home, place, and roots in Newfoundland and Labrador".

The Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (HSA) is looking for artist submissions for a summer visual art exhibition at the Water Street Gallery on the second floor of the Heritage Shop at 309 Water Street. The exhibition will be take place July 10th to August 27th, 2016. The show is open to all artists who wish to explore their sense of home, place, and roots in Newfoundland and Labrador – reminiscent of our history, activities, memories and what grounds Newfoundland and Labradorians on this land we call home.

Intent to Enter Deadline

Please notify Stephanie Micikyan, Assistant Retail Operations Manager, of your intent to enter the exhibit by June 10th, 2016 by emailing shops@historicsites.ca.

The deadline for all work to be received is Wednesday, July 6th, 2016. Work and a submission form is to be delivered to our Heritage Shop location at 309 Water Street. Submission form can be found here.


A selection committee will choose pieces that will build a cohesive exhibition of visual artwork. Work should have been created in the past two years. Artwork must be for sale and all media is welcome.

Entry Requirements

All entries must be ready to install with required rods, hooks, etc. and should come with specific hanging and/or other instructions in writing if necessary. The submission form should be filled out and enclosed with your work. If you are sending more than one entry, each item should be clearly numbered and marked with your name.


Artists set the retail price of their work (the price the piece will sell for). Artists will be paid 60% of the retail price for their sold work.


Each artist is responsible for the cost of packaging and shipping submitted works to and from the gallery and for insurance while in transit. Works must be properly packaged in reusable packaging. If works are not sold, artists are to pick them up following the end of the exhibition unless otherwise arranged. Artwork purchased by customers at the Water Street Gallery will be processed, packed, and shipped by Heritage Shop staff.

Contact Stephanie Micikyan if you have any questions at 709.753.2546 or shops@historicsites.ca.