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Event Application Forms

This section includes applications for CACGV events and shows only.

To show artwork at one of the CACGV Galleries, please go to the website section "Galleries and Venues" where you can review the venues, and complete a Gallery Application Form.

To complete an Event Application Form see below - complete online and email with PayPal and send in, or complete Entry Form and mail with cheque, or bring in at Intake.  We are trying to make Art Intake quicker by accepting e-applications, and mailed applications in advance.  

Labels will be created for you when you complete the Event Application Form.


CACGV and Monday Magazine Photo Contest

The Bay Centre - 636 Fort Street

October 27 - November 12

Enter Monday Magazine’s annual photo contest, Victoria’s longest running photo competition.  


All entries will be displayed at the CACGV's new headquarters in The Bay Centre from October 27th-November 12th. A public opening reception and awards presentation will be held at The Bay Centre on Thursday, October 27th from 6:30-8:30pm.


1) Colour (general)

2) Black and White (general)

3) Textural Analysis

4) Express Your Selfie

5) Reality Check (computer manipulation allowed)

6) WONDERlust




A winner will be determined in each category by 3 local jurors. Prizes to be determined shortly.

Entry Preparation:

-        -   All entries must be submitted as 8’’x10’’ OR 8’’x12’’ vertical or horizontal prints that have been mounted on plain 11’’x14’’ white mats (specifically Mat board, NOT foam core or paper). If you have any doubts, ask an art supply or framing store. NOTE: pictures entered on coloured mats will be disqualified.

-       -    Affix completed entry form (can be a photocopy) to the BACK of the mat. Do not put any identifying information on the front of your entry, including your photograph. Signed photographs will be rejected.

-         -  Entries not complying with these specifications (including mat colour and material) will be rejected before judging.

-         -  An entry fee of $5 (CACGV Members) or $10 (CACGV Non-Members) in cash to be affixed to entry. CACGV Membership information can be found at

-        -   Photographers may enter more than one category, up to a total of 5 entries per photographer. Space is limited so enter early to avoid disappointment!

Entry Guidelines:

Photos taken with a digital or film camera are eligible for entry in any category. The Colour category is meant for photographs that are printed in colour, or photos that are otherwise tinted to include colour. The Black and White category is meant for photos that are printed in black and white, or are taken in colour but are printed to be viewed as black and white images.

Deadline: All entries must be received by October 15th at 5:00pm. No late entries will be accepted.

In person: Rolling intake will be held at the Bay Centre (unit address 636 Fort Street) from September 6th-October 15th from 11am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday.


Return of entries: We will not be mailing back any entries. Photographers or their representatives may pick up entries from the Bay Centre on November 13th from 12:00-4:00pm. 

Important Dates
Applications Due:October 15
Intake art:
Hang show:October 17 - October 26
Run of Show:October 27 - November 12:
Opening Reception:October 27, 6:30-8:30pm
Strike show/pick up art:

Fee for "CACGV and Monday Magazine Photo Contest" per entry
CACGV Members:$5.00
CACGV Non Members:$10.00

Little Gems Holiday Art and Craft Fair

The Bay Centre - 636 Fort Street

November 19 - December 18

Join the CACGV for a holiday art and craft fair at The Bay Centre!

  • November 19 – December 18, 2016
  • The Bay Centre (unit adress: 636 Fort Street)
  • Open to CACGV members and non-members
  • 2 or 3 dimensional pieces accepted, maximum size for 2D pieces is 16x20 inches, maximum size for 3D pieces is 2 feet x 2 feet
  • Max. 3 original works of art OR 2 original works of art and art cards/prints 
  • Small Size works, maximum price of $300.00 per piece
  • Original Works: 5$ per piece for CACGV members, $10 per piece for non-members; Art Cards and Prints: $5 for 25 items for CACGV members, $10 for 25 items for non-members; Jewellery: $5 for 3 items for members, $10 for 3 items for non-members; 20% commission taken on all items sold

  • Drop off: Sunday, November 13, 2016 from 12:00 - 4:00pm and November 14, 2016 from 4:30-7:30pm
  • All pieces must be labelled, wired, priced and ready to hang (2D)
  • All submissions must be received on November 14, 2016 at 7:30pm. 
  • Please bring a copy of application form to The Bay Centre during intake period

Participants are strongly encouraged to sign up for volunteer shifts during the run of the show.

Important Dates
Applications Due:November 14
Intake art:November 13, 12-4pm
November 14, 4:30-7:30pm
Hang show:November 15 - November 18
Run of Show:November 19 - December 18:
Opening Reception:November 19, 1:00-3:00pm

Fee for "Little Gems Holiday Art and Craft Fair" per entry
CACGV Members:$5.00
CACGV Non Members:$10.00


BC Arts Council City of Victoria

We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia



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