Recent News

  • Call for High Octane Video Production Residency 2013

    Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre is currently accepting applications for a High Octane Video Production Residency, running from July 25-August 8, 2013. The residency includes complete use of the New Media Workspace's audio, video, lighting, and editing equipment with the goal of creating a short video work of no more than fifteen minutes. In addition, the successful applicant will have access to the New Media Workspace's editing resources for the week following the Production Residency.

  • Call for applications to Board of Directors

  • 15th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition: Call for Submissions

    CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Modern Fuel's 15th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition will be presented at Modern Fuel from 29 June – 10 August 2013. Opening reception 29 June at 7pm. Submission Deadline: 1 June, 2013. Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre invites artists to submit works produced in visual and time-based disciplines such as painting, sculpture, printmaking, video, installation, and sound for our annual juried members’ exhibition.

  • 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!

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