Project: Commission of Artwork, The Mary MacDonald Award (The Excellence in Visual Arts Awards)
Date of Call: February 3rd, 2020
To: VANL-CARFAC Membership
VANL-CARFAC is looking to engage an artist to produce an original work to be presented as the prize for the Mary MacDonald Award. This award is one of five awards to be presented annually as part of the EVA Awards (Excellence in Visual Art Awards). Offset reproductions will not be considered.
Artists submitting proposals must be up-to-date members of
VANL-CARFAC. Individuals may become members at the time of submission. Please,
contact the VANL-CARFAC office for details.
1. The artwork must take into
account the purpose behind the award, which is meant to honour an individual,
group or organization whose efforts have helped to sustain and build the visual
2. The artworks must be small in
scale. As a rough guideline for applicants, we suggest that you keep proposed
works within range of the following measurements:
two-dimensional and framed works,
approx. 11” x 17”
three-dimensional works, approx.
1 ft. sq.
3. The visual artists currently
sitting on the VANL-CARFAC EVA Committee will serve as the selection committee
to evaluate all proposals and select the artist for this commission.
Submissions can be made electronically via email to firstname.lastname@example.org (with
‘Mary MacDonald Artwork submission’ in the subject line), or mailed or
delivered by hand to VANL-CARFAC, 275 Duckworth St., St. John’s NL, A1C 1G9.
All submissions must include the following materials:
a written project description, no more than one (1) page in
length, stating visual art medium, materials, approximate size and concept of
the proposed final artworks.
a sketch or some form of visual representation of the
the artist’s CV
up to 10 images, saved as JPEGs, on a PC-compatible CDR or
sent via email, of past work (Original artwork will not be
accepted.) This should be accompanied by a numbered image list with image
title, size and medium, and the JPEG titles should include the artist name and
image number (e. Smith_01).
Deadline for Proposals: February 28th
Selection of Artist:
Delivery Date: May 15th
Artist fee of $750.00 (firm) to be paid for the
completed artwork, payable once the artwork has been delivered. Any shipping
costs are the responsibility of the artist.
Please note that VANL-CARFAC retains the right to photograph
the artworks in the context of the EVA Awards Ceremony, for the purposes
of display in own website, newsletter and other organization materials,
including newspaper advertisements congratulating the winner of the award.
The artist will be credited in all instances where the image may appear.
We will not sell or licence images of the artworks for use by any other organization.
For more information about the EVA Awards program, you
can view program information online at www.vanl-carfac.com or contact
the VANL-CARFAC office by phone at 1-877-738-7303 or email,