The Clerkson Award is open for submissions. Winner of this award receives a $1000 cash prize! The work of 5 finalists will be shown online this year with the possibility of some work in the gallery.  Artists are therefore urged to send high quality imagery.

To apply:

Send info to

  1. Name, address, phone, email
    (South Georgian Bay area residents only)
  2. Media
  3. Why you consider yourself an emerging artist.
  4. Five (5) images of your work.
  5. Your artistic philosophy, “mission”, or objectives (50 words or less)
  6. Curriculum Vitae or artistic journey so far (200 words max)
  7. Letter of recommendation (not from a relative).

In addition to the usual guidelines, artists must send a group photo of their work and have access and the ability to participate in a Zoom meeting.

We are receiving email submissions at 

Award Amount: $1,000 Cash Prize

Application Deadline: June 25th