Calling all artists!

Grand Manan – While the gallery will not be physically open this summer because of concerns relating to COVID-19, it will be presenting two online shows and invite interested artists to participate.

The Island Art and Artisans show and sale

This show will open Wednesday, July 1 and continue online until Thursday, December 31, 2020. The deadline for submissions is Monday, June 15. Participation is open to any artist or artisan living on Grand Manan or who has experienced living on Grand Manan as a visitor or temporary resident. You may submit images of your work to the Exhibition Committee in care of David Ogilvie ( Application forms, further information and advice on photographing your work may be found at

The annual Square Foot show and sale

This show will be in our virtual gallery from Saturday, August 1 until Thursday, December 31, 2020. Submissions must be received by July 15. Participation in this show is open to all artists from across the country and beyond. However, the size of each submission, including frame, must be precisely 12” x 12”.

Again, please go to for applications and more information.

The entry fee for each show is $25 for up to four pieces. This fee may be paid by e-transfer to the Grand Manan Art Gallery ( or by cheque made payable to the Treasurer, Grand Manan Art Gallery, 10 Marathon Lane, Grand Manan, NB, E5G 3A3.

The gallery will not charge a commission on sales for these shows.

Both of these shows will be available for viewing at once they open. We hope you will join in helping us share the comfort and inspiration which art can provide.