Recent News

  • Annual Submission Deadline

    DEADLINE FEB 1st, 2015

    Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre facilitates the presentation, interpretation, and production of visual and time-based arts. Our exhibitions engage with an array of approaches to contemporary aesthetics, and cover a broad scope of conceptual, formal, socio-political and cultural questions. We welcome proposals for solo and group exhibitions, as well as performances, curatorial projects, collaborations, lectures, workshops and other events for our 2016-2017 programming season. 

  • PUBLIC DOMAIN

    Public Domain

    Tuesday, February 26th, 7pm.

    A video programme by SAW Video Media Art Centre

  • Exhibition Assistance from the OAC closed for 2012-13

    Every year Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre is a Recommender for the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) Exhibition Assistance Awards. If your residence falls within zone 4 of the OAC's list of Exhibition Assistance Recommenders (see Map) you may send us your application in correspondance with the requirements of the OAC listed below.

  • Modern Fuel's 35 Anniversary Celebration

    Celebrate 35 years of great Canadian contemporary art with Modern Fuel on October 13, 2012.

    What: Modern Fuel’s 35th Anniversary Celebration
    When: October 13 (Saturday) from 12:30 to 4pm
    Where: The Outdoor Centre, Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area
    Admission: $35 before Oct. 6, 2012, $40 after Oct. 6, 2012

  • Modern Fuel is an Exhibition Assistance Recommender

    Every year Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre is a Recommender for the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) Exhibition Assistance Awards. If your residence falls within zone 4 of the OAC's list of Exhibition Assistance Recommenders (see Map) you may send us your application in correspondance with the requirements of the OAC listed below.

  • Congratulations to our High Octane Residency Winner!

    CONGRATULATIONS HIGH OCTANE WINNER, JAMES GREATREX

    Proposal: The Discoverer

    This video will be made in collaboration with another local filmmaker, Brent Nurse. While we can't tell you too much, the proposal was "out of this world". Winning High Octane means free use of ALL video equipment , editing, and software. In addition, the video will be shown at our annual Square Pegs V screening in the Square on August 15th. We can't wait to see it!

  • Summer Camp!

    Register weekly for our Saturday morning art camp featuring a new topic each week. This program is designed to outreach to children ages 9-12 and costs only $13.75 to cover the cost of materials. The course is being taught by administrative director Denise Love who has over five years experience teaching children's art and is first aid trained. Topics include: sculpture, painting, tote bag stamping, soapstone carving, photography and much more! Sign up by Wednesday each week to guarantee a spot in this fantastic program!

  • Unfinished Art Sale

    As artists we've all done it...bought supplies for an art project and never got around to starting or completing it. Why let these items clutter up your workspace? Bring them down during our office hours Tues-Sat 12-5pm by our new deadline of July 7th at 5pm for donation to our Unfinished Art Sale. We are also accepting unread books, video/computer equipment and unwatched videos.
    Then come to the sale Saturday July 14 12-5 to pick up some new project ideas!

  • Join the Programming Committee!

    Modern Fuel is now accepting applications for the Programming Committee from our members who have an interest in participating in the selection of upcoming programming. The Programming Committee will consist of the Artistic Director, three Modern Fuel Board Members and one General Member in Good Standing. The position will be for a one-year term which cannot be consecutive. As a member of the Programming Committee, the selected applicant will participate in the decision making for the following programming season at Modern Fuel.

  • DEADLINE EXTENDED - Square Pegs V Call for Submissions

    Artists from Eastern Ontario, from Cobourg to Cornwall, are invited to submit short experimental video art for a juried screening at AKA Gallery (Saskatoon, SK) and as part of Modern Fuel’s annual Square Pegs event in Kingston’s Market Square.

    SQUARE PEGS V - EAST/WEST

    call for experimental video art

    DEADLINE EXTENDED : 5pm, JULY 7th, 2012

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