Deadline: Aug. 20, 2015 – A.I.R.S – International Open Call, $2,000 First Place Grand Prize

ABOUT AIRS – Annual International Representational Show

AIRS is the Federation of Canadian Artists’ Annual International Representational Show. This call for submission is an open, international, juried call for representational or semi – representational original paintings, prints and drawings. Artists can submit works depicting any subject matter including but not limited to portraits, figures, still life, floral, landscape, interiors, and wildlife. Work must retain semblance to reality while maintaining the subjective interpretation of the artist.

Submission Deadline: August 20

First Place Grand Prize
$2,000 Cash Prize

Best Figurative / Portrait
$250 Cash Prize

Best Landscape / Urban Scene
$250 Cash Prize

Best Still Life
$250 Cash prize

Emerging Artist Award
Membership for two persons to the Vancouver Art Gallery

Emerging Award Eligibility: Open to eligible Members and Non-members.Artists must have not been accepted previously into any other FCA exhibition. Artists wanting to be considered for this award must also email the Gallery Coordinator at requesting consideration for this award to be eligible.

Successful entries from existing Active members also obtain a Qualifying Point towards Signature Status applications with the Federation of Canadian Artists.

Allowed Mediums: Oil, acrylic, and watercolor painting, pastel, graphite, pencil, ink, and mixed media. Media specifically excluded are photography, digital photography, digital art, and etching. All work must be 2-dimensional.

Theme: Representational style.

Click here for a printable PDF of the submission guidelines. Click here to submit online and learn more about the Federation of Canadian Artists, who we are and what we do at