Submissions of proposals
Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) is a socially minded not-for-profit contemporary art gallery that is a space for the creation and appreciation of art and culture. It is a supported Unit of York University within the President’s Division. We are externally funded as a public art gallery through the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, the Toronto Arts Council, local and international foundations, embassies, and our membership who support all of our programs.
The majority of the AGYU’s exhibitions are researched, organized, and curated by AGYU staff. On occasion, we integrate traveling exhibitions and co-developed artist projects into our program. We do, however, accept informational packages from artists, curators, and art organizations for exhibitions and collaborations. If you are a curator proposing an exhibition, please be sure to indicate how you envision your project to be a collaborative endeavor with the AGYU team.
All submission packages should be sent to email@example.com with the subject line “ART SUBMISSION”. Submissions will be reviewed three times a year, cut-off dates for reviews are February 1, June 1, and October 1. Any packages sent to the gallery will be reviewed with great interest and will receive a response one month following these submission review deadlines.
Please note, as a public facing gallery partially funded by federal, provincial, and municipal arts councils, we do not exhibit the artwork of York University faculty nor student exhibitions. We work with students through the University’s work study program and in a mentorship capacity. We are interested in collaborating with student groups and have exhibited the work of York University alumni.