Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Featured Exhibitions

Installation view of Chris Curreri, The Ventriloquist, at Daniel Faria Gallery. A Featured Exhibition in CONTACT 2019.

Submissions for 2020 Featured Exhibitions are now closed; thank you for your interest.
We will be accepting proposals for the 2021 Festival as of October 2020.

CONTACT welcomes proposals from emerging, mid-career, or established Canadian and international artists and curators for the Featured Exhibitions program. This juried program is open for solo or group exhibitions on any subject matter, and to all photo-based practices.

Featured Exhibitions are highlighted prominently in the Festival’s communications, including the CONTACT catalogue, website, and newsletter; they also benefit from promotion and coverage through CONTACT’s extensive public relations initiatives, drawing significant attention to the artists and venues involved.

To be eligible, shows must take place for a minimum of two weeks during the month of May, and must have a confirmed exhibition space. Preference is given to exhibitions held in professional gallery spaces. If your proposal is not selected, it will be included in the Festival as an Open Exhibition.