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Riverdale ArtWalk - 2023 SUBMISSION

Deadline: May 12, 2023 11:00 am (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Jun 03, 2023 11:00 am - Jun 04, 2023 6:00 pm (EST)
Toronto, Ontario
CAD 0-50 (+ tax and fees)

About the event

Riverdale ArtWalk JIMMIE SIMPSON PARK (Queen St. E. & Booth Ave.) - Saturday, June 3: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM - Sunday, June 4: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM One of Toronto’s premier art exhibitions, Riverdale ArtWalk is a great place to connect with artists and buy that perfect piece for your home! Riverdale ArtWalk is a FREE two-day, public fine art exhibition showcasing established and emerging artists in Jimmie Simpson Park in Toronto’s flourishing Queen East arts district. The festival traditionally hosts over 180 participating artists with the inclusion of local community groups and entertainment. Now in its 25th year in the Riverdale/Leslieville area of Toronto, the festival has grown to reach an audience of over 25,000 art enthusiasts and supporters with an international reach Online. LEARN MORE: DIRECTIONS: Get Directions:
Artists' Network
Artists' Network
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About the application

Riverdale ArtWalk - Jimmie Simpson Park
JUNE 3 & 4
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Riverdale ArtWalk is a two-day, public fine art exhibition showcasing established and emerging artists in Jimmie Simpson Park part of the flourishing Queen East arts district. One of Toronto’s premier outdoor art exhibitions, participating artists are selected through an anonymous jury process, allowing for an opportunity to participate in an outdoor art show that focuses SOLELY on fine art.
Not only a top rated show for art lovers and collectors, it has consistently been rated by local artists as one of the best organized shows in Toronto. With our intensive orientation session before the show and strong artists support, 96% of RAW artists indicated overall communications “Best Ever” or “Better than Average”, You don’t want to miss this show!
Please note: The Riverdale ArtWalk is an in-person show ONLY this year. Due to changes and ongoing programming at the Community Center there will be no indoor spaces available for the Riverdale ArtWalk.
Please read our exhibition guidelines in detail before applying. The submission must be completed in full, including the payment of submission fee, to be considered.
Important Dates
Monday, January 9, 2023: Applications open
Monday, February 6, 2023: Early Bird Deadline
Monday, March 13, 2023: Applications close
Week of April 3, 2023: Notice of Acceptance and Wait List
Monday, April 10, 2023: Deposit Payment to confirm participation due $125 (Member) OR $175 (Non-Member)
Wednesday, April 19, 6 PM 2023: Zoom Orientation (to be confirmed)
Friday, April 28, 2022: Balance payment due (fee less deposit payment)
Friday, April 28, 2022: Signed contract and waiver due
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Application fees CAD 50 (+ tax and fees) Non-refundable $50 + HST = $56.50

Questions on the application

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Additional information

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • Indicate if you are an Artists' Network Member
  • Art Category
  • Artists' Statement
  • Optional - Short Artist Statement - for promotional use only
  • Booth Request

Picture requirements

  • Minimum pictures required: 6
  • IMPORTANT! Please be sure you follow submission requirements. Failure to do so may result in a forfeited submission. YOU MUST FILL IN THE "INFO" FOR EACH IMAGE SUBMITTED... THIS INFORMS JURORS! After uploading image, click on the "add info" tab under the image and fill in details -- Please Note: Measurement: must be in INCHES. FILE FORMAT ACCEPTED: .jpg, .png, 5Mb maximum, recommend 1400px on smallest side, 72 DPI. FILES NAMING: Please begin your file name with your artist name: "FirstnameLastname_1" (Example: SarahTest_1.jpg) One image may be a close-up if you believe that it will help the jury better review and understand your work. Please note that it is a close-up as part of the image title: "FirstnameLastname_Close-up" The ArtWalk is juried by arts professionals. They are looking for a consistent theme to the work, originality, and quality. Submitted images must be clear, sharp, and representative of what you will exhibit; rejected submissions are often due to poor quality images or photographs that have other elements (walls, frames) in the submission photo. The images you submit may also be used for all marketing and promotion.
Riverdale ArtWalk -  2023 SUBMISSION
Riverdale ArtWalk - 2023 SUBMISSION
Riverdale ArtWalk - 2023
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