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Call for Artists for Nelson's 2023 Art Rental Program

By Contributor
April 4th, 2023

The City of Nelson and its Cultural Development Committee are pleased to announce the Call for Artists for 2023’s Art Rental Program.

This program displays art by local and regional artists within the City’s indoor public spaces, promoting and reflecting the creative nature of Nelson.

“This program is a wonderful way to both support our talented and diverse pool of artists and bring a vibrancy to our City Hall, affirming the City’s commitment to supporting arts, culture and heritage. ” says CDC Chair Sydney Black. 

The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2023. Applicants are asked to provide electronic images of their pieces, along with the medium, dimensions, value and artist bio. All artwork must be suitably framed and ready for hanging.

Submissions will be adjudicated by the CDC’s Public Art Working Group, and the accepted works will be installed in June, 2023.

Please read the Program Guidelines at this link before submitting your application.

Applications can be sent to Joy Barrett, Cultural Development Officer, at


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