Call for Submissions: The Yellow Brick Wall 

About The Yellow Brick Wall

The Yellow Brick Wall (97 Dalhousie Street, Brantford) is an exhibition venue at the Brantford campus of Wilfrid Laurier University. The Yellow Brick Wall has been designed to provide appreciation and enjoyment of Canadian art and culture to members of the Laurier community and beyond.

The Yellow Brick Wall aims to contribute to the growth of Laurier students, encourage dialogue and reflect the diversity and culture in our community. Hosting a minimum of four exhibitions per year, programming reflects a diverse range of disciplines.

Photo of yellow brick wall with gallery lighting

Call for Submissions

Exhibition Information

  • The exhibit space is an original brick wall inside a historic building on campus (c. 1877) and has been fully restored and equipped with a ceiling-mounted rod system. The brick wall is roughly 59 linear feet by 10 feet tall.
  • Artists are responsible for the transportation of their artwork to and from the gallery at their own expense.
  • Wilfrid Laurier University pays an artist fee and provides promotional materials.
  • Exhibitions run for approximately 7 weeks.

Submission Requirements

Each exhibition proposal must include:

  • An artist's statement.
  • A curriculum vitae (resume).
  • A maximum of 10 digital images (.jpg files, no larger than 1MB each), supplied on a CD, representing a recent body of work or works relevant to the specific proposal. Each digital image must be provided in correct orientation, and may include a copyright watermark on the image.
  • A numbered image list indicating title, year, medium and dimensions of each of the works of art.

Selection Process

Submissions are juried by an Art Advisory Committee and are assessed on their artistic and creative merit, both conceptually and visually. Works must be two-dimensional and speak in creative and critical ways. Three dimensional works will not be considered.

Applications may be submitted at any time, year round, but will be juried annually by June 30.

For More Information or to Submit Your Proposal

Beth Sanders, Events and Support Specialist
T: 519-756-8228 x5665
E: bsanders@wlu.ca

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