Recent News

  • Call for Submissions: Member's Show and Sale & Window Auction

    We are pleased to release two calls for submissions, one for our Window Space Auction and one for Members' Show and Sale.

  • From Here and Beyond: Stories of Katarokwi/Kingston

    We are excited to announce that From Here and Beyond: Stories of Katarokwi/Kingston sound installations are now installed throughout the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning.

  • 40th Anniversary Programming

    As our 40th Anniversary approaches, we look forward to installations and events that reflect on past, present and future.

  • Gallery Tour

    At 1pm on Saturday, September 30, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre's Artistic Director Michael DiRisio will lead a tour of our current exhibitions She shells and Associations.

  • Labour Day Holiday Hours

    Please note that we will be closed on Saturday, September 2, 2017 for Labour Day.

  • Call for Participants: Your Own Grad School

    In 2013, artists Cliff Eyland and Dr Jeanne Randolph initiated this artist-led project at Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre. In 2017, the project’s 5th year, the Agnes and Modern Fuel are thrilled to announce a new collaborative version.  A selection of eight artist participants will develop their practices through discussion with curators and other artists, studio visits with mentors, and focused studio work.

  • Call for Submissions: Associations

    We invite artists to apply to participate in Associations, this year's Annual Juried Exhibition, which will run from August 26 to September 30, 2017. We are interested in works produced in a range of visual and time-based disciplines that engage with the social dimension of contemporary cultural production. Artists are encouraged to consider associations broadly, whether between artists, other workers, community groups or broader ecologies. 

  • Your Feedback Matters!

    Modern Fuel has launched a project to refresh its strategic plan for the next few years, and your input to that conversation would be most welcome. We'd like to thank everyone who participated at our AGM, we gained valuable information from our members as to our direction. In addition to this, we've developed a survey to gain additional feedback from our members and the Kingston community.
  • Square Pegs 8- Call for Submissions

    We are now accepting submissions for Square Pegs, an annual outdoor free-to-attend screening of experimental video art from Canadian artists organized and curated by Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre. Now in its eighth year, the screening will take place downtown Kingston, Ontario.

    All participating artists will be paid, and there is no cost to apply.

  • Call for Board Members

    We are currently accepting applications to join Modern Fuel’s Board of Directors for a 2 year term. The role of board members is to provide stewardship, direction, and assistance to Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre in accordance with Modern Fuel’s mission and mandate. We will be reviewing applications, and electing new board members at our AGM on June 15th at 7pm. 

    Roles and Responsibility of Board Members: