Call for Submissions: Members Show and Sale


Modern Fuel is seeking submissions for our Annual Members’ Show and Sale. This year's exhibition is called This Winter Light and will be held from November 15 to December 13 at Modern Fuel, with the Opening Reception on Saturday, November 15, from 7-9pm.
Deadline: November 1, 5pm.

Modern Fuel invites Members to submit up to three works of any medium for consideration. A jury composed of the Artistic Director and Programming Committee will then select the works for exhibition. All works will be for sale through the gallery, with at least 50% of sales supporting Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre. The works should have a cap value of $1000. While there is no submission fee, applicants must be members of Modern Fuel in good standing (memberships available online at

All works should be submitted via email to

  Images should be no larger than 1024 x 768 pixels, or over 1MB. Please ensure each image is labeled as follows: “First Name_Last Name_Title of Work_Medium_Year_Price.jpg”
Applicants will receive a response by Nov. 8 and selected works must be dropped off at Modern Fuel between Nov. 11 and Nov. 13 during gallery hours.

All funds raised will go towards Modern Fuel’s operating and programming costs. With your help, Modern Fuel can continue its support of emerging contemporary artists and art forms in our community.

A catalyst for cultural activity in Kingston, Ontario, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre was incorporated as the Kingston Artists' Association Inc. on 12 October 1977 and celebrates a 36 year legacy of presenting and interpreting contemporary art to thousands of visitors each year.  Renamed Modern Fuel in 1995, the organization has become an essential locus for artists and the public, providing continuous exhibitions in our two gallery spaces, as well as numerous performance events, art festivals, lecture series, film series, and workshops.