Submission Calls

  • Exhibition: Pascaline Knight, 'Le e dans l’o de mon cœur / When (i) draw my own lines—performing the substrate'. Photo: Peter Legris.
  • Exhibition: 'PRESS RECORD: Prints from the Open Studio Archive'.
  • Exhibition: Penelope Stewart, 'Botanique'. Photo: Tom Blanchard.
  • Exhibition: PA System, 'Do you want to take the short-cut or the long-cut?'. Photo: PA System.
  • Exhibition: Otis: Tamasauskas, 'Amalgam'.
  • Exhibition: Agata Derda, 'Afterdark'.

Open Studio offers a number of calls for submissions throughout the year, for a variety of opportunities such as exhibitions, residencies, fundraising events and other programs. Most of our opportunities are open to the public, and some are open exclusively to our membership. If you would like to find out how to become an Open Studio Artist Member, please click here.

Please click the links below to find out more about our various programs and how to apply.

*All public calls are open to our Artist Members except for the Visiting Artist and Guest Renter residencies.


Monday, January 11, 2021, 11:59 PM EST.

– Main Open Studio Gallery (public + members)
– Visiting Artist Residencies Program (public)
– Project Space Gallery (members)

Monday, May 10, 2021, 11:59 PM EST.
– Don Phillips Scholarship (public)
– Jeannie Thib Mentorship (public)
– Hexagon Special Projects Fellowship (members)
– Nick Novak Fellowship (members)
– Atelier Circulaire Exchange (members)


Exhibition opportunities open to the public*:
Deadline: January 11, 2021
Main Open Studio Gallery Exhibitions Call

Residencies open to the public:
Deadline: January 11, 2021
Visiting Artist Residencies Program
Guest Renter Residencies (none at this time)

Scholarships & Fellowships open to the public*:
Deadline: May 10, 2021
Don Phillips Scholarship Residency (Emerging Artists)
Jeannie Thib Mentorship Residency (Emerging Artists)


Exhibition opportunities open to members only:
Deadline: January 11, 2021
Project Space Gallery Exhibitions Call

Residencies & Fellowships open to members only:
Deadline: May 10, 2021
Atelier Circulaire Artist Member Exchange

Scholarships & Fellowships open to members only:
Deadline: May 10, 2021
Hexagon Special Projects Fellowship Residency
Nick Novak Fellowship Residency


From time-to-time, we may have additional calls for submissions for special one-off exhibitions, fundraising events or other special programming.

Project Space Open Call for BIPOC Members
Deadline: September 16, 2020
The application process is now closed.

Helpful documents:
Submission Forms Help
General Eligibility Guidelines