Recent News

  • Artel Rooms for Rent

    Living at the ARTEL - TWO PRIME ROOMS available
    Move in date September 1st or October 1st

    Call KINGSTON'S only authentic Art house your HOME

    The Artel has two prime rooms available for Sept 1st ($308 to $420 per month plus utilities).

    Application deadline ongoing: starting Sunday, July 27, to August 20th.
    Please submit application via e-mail to:

    If you live at The Artel you’ll enjoy:

  • Call for Proposals: Knock on Woods

    Here's your chance to do an International Artist Residency without suffering jetlag or airport taxes! (Unless, of course, you want to suffer them.)

  • New Board of Directors Voted In

    Thanks to all who came out to the Annual General Meeting for 2007-2008. It was a very efficient meeting and the minutes from the meeting will be available soon for those who could not be in attendance. If you have any questions about the meeting, the Committee reports or the 2007-2010 strategic plan, please let us know.

    Congratulations to the 2008 - 2009 Board of Directors for Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre. These folks were voted in at the AGM held June 15th 2008.

    • Administrative Director Position

      MODERN FUEL ARTIST-RUN CENTRE KINGSTON, ONTARIO is accepting applications for its:


      (25 hrs/week)
      DEADLINE: July 11th 2008

      Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre is seeking a motivated and organized individual for the contract position of Administrative Director (one year renewable contract).

    • Call For Video Submissions

      This summer, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre plans to screen a series of short video works in a public space in Kingston, Ontario. This is an open call. Please submit your short videos (up to a maximum length of 15 minutes) on NTSC DVD or MiniDV, along with an artist’s statement and CV. Modern Fuel is an equal opportunity video projector. Applications and proposals will be accepted until June 20th, 2008.

    • Then + Then Again nominated for a 2008 OAAG award

      Modern Fuel is happy to announce that the touring exhibition of Then + Then Again has been nominated for a 2008 Ontario Association of Art Galleries award.

      For more information about the Ontario Association of Art Galleries please visit their website .

      Check out the following youtube video created by Clive for the exhibition: Exhibition Trailer

      Information about the Tour:

    • New Job Opportunity at the Gallery

      Job Opportunity

      Co-ordinator of Archival Promotion and Dissemination

      MODERN FUEL ARTIST-RUN CENTRE is now accepting applications for a unique and dynamic summer job opportunity in the field of contemporary art!

      As the Co-ordinator of Archival Promotion and Dissemination (CAPD) for Modern Fuel’s website and its 30th Anniversary exhibition catalogue, the selected applicant will work full-time hours for 8 weeks.

      Start date: Tuesday July 8th 2008
      End date: Saturday August 30th 2008


    • One Dimensional Space Opening Reception

      Artist Leigh Mayoh poses for the camera at the opening reception of One Dimensional Space at Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre.

      Thank you to all those who came out in celebration of another fantastic opening reception. We were thankful to have artists June Pak, Leigh Mayoh, Julia Mensink and Lisa Visser in attendance to help us kick off the 2008-2009 programming year with a bang!

      To see the photos please follow the link: Photos!

      See you at the next opening.....

    • Juried Exhibition Call for Submissions

      10th Regional Juried Exhibition

      14 June - 19 July 2008

      The curatorial premise for this group exhibition is to reflect the wide-ranging practices of artists in the region and to provide a forum in which to compare artistic modalities from one year to the next. Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre invites artists to submit works produced in visual and time-based disciplines: painting, sculpture, printmaking, video, installation, sound, etc..

    • Annual Call for Submissions

      We are currently seeking submissions for 2008-09 exhibitions of innovative, contemporary artwork in any visual media. Emerging artists are welcome. Artist fees are paid. Send 10-15 digital images of recent work; an exhibition proposal; artist statement; CV; and SASE to ensure the safe return of material following peer jury evaluation. Contact info: (613) 548-4883. Deadline: postmarked May 1st, 2008.