Scugog Arts Annual Juried Show 2019 – CONTEST CLOSED FOR 2019 – Show on August 3 – 31, 2019

Show Your Work in Beautiful Port Perry

We welcome paintings in all media, drawings, photography, sculpture, glass, prints, mixed media, fibre, clay, stone, metal and wood.


  • Best in Show $300
  • 2nd Place $200
  • Honorable Mention $100
  • People’s Choice Award – Gift Certificate

JUROR: Kent Farndale

Kent Farndale’s history of civic involvement began in the early 1970’s when she successfully campaigned to retain and restore Port Perry Town Hall into a theatre for live performance. She even sang there in the 1980’s as a member of the Scugog Choral Society.  Kent was instrumental in the creation of an art gallery when Scugog built a new library in 1982. After 10 years of organizing the gallery, the Scugog Memorial Library Board paid tribute to her, naming the gallery in her honour, as well as establishing the Kent Farndale Bursary for the Arts. Kent helped in the early days of the formation of the Scugog Council for the Arts and has long been an Advisor to the Board.

Her awards and recognitions are numerous and include the Durham Region Art of Transition Lifetime Achievement Award, the Province of Ontario’s 10-Year Service Award and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ontario Trust. She is the recipient of the Lescarbot Award, given by the federal government of Canada to people who have contributed immensely to their arts community, and has been awarded the Canada 125 Commemorative Medal, the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal and the Canada 150 Medal. Kent is a life member of the Ontario Crafts Council, and a supporter of the recently renovated Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art. Since 1981, the OCC has recognized individuals for outstanding contribution to crafts over an extended period with a Mather Award, which Kent was awarded in 2007.

Please read all instructions carefully.


EXHIBITION: Saturday August 3 – 31, 2019

RECEPTION & AWARDS: Saturday August 10, 2019, 1-3 pm

Scugog Arts, 181 Perry Street, Unit G-1. Port Perry


Eligibility: Open to all artists. All media are accepted.

Entry Fee: Entries are only accepted on line. You must pay for your entry before it can be considered entered. The form below will lead you to pay online with credit card, debit card or by PayPal. You can elect to pay in cash, by credit card or cheque in person at 181 Perry Street unit G-1 during our regular hours of operation, but the $20 must be paid before you are accepted as an entrant.

Notification of Acceptance: Only entrants whose work has been selected will be notified by telephone and/or email on or about July 19.

Delivery and Pick up: Accepted work must be labeled on the back with your name, contact information, name of piece, price. You must make delivery on July 31 or August 1, 2019. All work must remain for the duration of the exhibition through August 31, 2019. You must pick up your work between 3 and 4 pm on August 31 or on Tuesday September 3 between 11 am and 4 pm. The gallery is located at 181 Perry Street, unit G-1, Port Perry.

Conditions: We accept only original work. All work must be for sale. This work cannot have been produced in a class, from a pattern or as a copy of another work. All work must be suitably framed and ready to hang or display. Work for hanging must be on D-rings. We appreciate it if your work requires a special stand that you supply the display.

Before you complete the entry form, have a one or two sentences written to describe the work, your intentions in creating the piece or a bit about yourself. Also rename and save high resolutions jpgs of your work with your first name, last name and title of the work.

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