Submissions: Incoming: a project for refugee, newcomer and immigrant artists

A Project for newcomer, immigrant, and refugee artists

Art Exhibition Dates: February 2 – March 9, 2019
Application Deadline: December 15, 2019

Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to present Incoming! a project addressing needs of newcomer, immigrant and refugee artists. Incoming! includes free workshops, events, and an art exhibition in winter 2018-2019 supporting visual artists who are new to Canada. The art exhibition will include 3-4 artists in the James Gallery at Hamilton Artists Inc., taking place from February 2 - March 9, 2019. The exhibition will present work by artists who were born and/or lived outside of Canada, and now want to establish themselves in the Hamilton art community.

We are asking artists to submit their artwork for consideration. The artists selected for the exhibition will be paid an artist fee based on CARFAC standards. Selected artists will be notified in January 2019.

Application Requirements:

  • Application Form (CLICK HERE to download), fully completed
  • 5-10 images of your artwork (labeled 1Name, 2Name, 3Name, etc.)
  • Artist CV or Resume (optional)

Please send your application form and images to with the subject line “Incoming Application.” Paper application can be dropped off at Hamilton Artists Inc. (155 James St. N., Hamilton ON L8R 2K9). The deadline for submissions is December 15, 2018.

If you have any questions or need help with your application, please email Jenna Shamoon and Jasmine Mander at or call 905-529-3355.


CLICK HERE to read our general submissions call and see the other opportunities.