Luminescence V

Call for Exhibition Proposals | Deer Lake Art Gallery

Submission Deadline: January 6th, 2020 @ midnight

Exhibition Date: MARCH 2020 (TBD!) – APRIL 25, 2020

Curator: Teena Martin

Due to 2020 Gallery upgrade the actual opening event is UNKNOWN at this time!  IT WILL BE MARCH 2020!

The Burnaby Arts Council are seeking emerging and professional artists for this annual event showcasing a dazzling array of light based artworks.  Works submitted can be INDOOR or OUTDOOR, recently created or a conceptual.

Luminescence V will feature up to 30 individual and group installations that utilize 2d & 3d artworks creating an illuminating experience.  The 2020 event is also our GRAND OPENING celebrating our fantastic expanded Gallery space and the beginning of our 50th Anniversary Year of celebration!

To apply, complete the online submission form at the bottom of this page, which includes:

  • Contact details
  • A current CV, bio, an artist statement
  • Images of your artwork uploaded to the form
  • Artwork details you are submitting (detailing title, size, medium, price, and thumbnail of each image)

Deadline for Submissions: MONDAY, January 6, 2020 @ MIDNIGHT.

*Please note, only online submissions will be accepted. Applicants will be notified about whether their submissions have been successful after the deadline and adjudication. If you require assistance in your application, or have any enquiries please contact the Gallery Coordinator, at 604-298-7322 or

Important information to note, which includes:

  • Due to Gallery closure starting in December 2019 and Jan/Feb 2020 there will NOT be an extension on the submission deadline
  • Successful candidates will be notified of participation via email by FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2019
  • Recommend stopping by the Gallery to check out the space before November 29, 2019
  • All conceptual work must be completed, photographed and image emailed to the Gallery by February 10, 2020 at midnight.
  • Installation of the exhibition is scheduled for the week of February 25 – 29, 2020

Contact Information:

Teena Martin, Executive Director – Burnaby Arts Council

6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby BC  V5G 3T7


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BAC Membership

All Artisans participating in the 2020 LUMINESCENCE V EXHIBITION must be current BAC members.

Please click the button below which will take you to the ONLINE membership form.  BAC membership is NON-REFUNDABLE.

you DO NOT need to be a BAC member to apply.

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