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Call for Artwork

Grenfell Art Gallery

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As part of the celebration in England Memorial University will present the City of Harlow with a gift of an artwork to commemorate this special anniversary and honour Memorial’s unique relationship with Harlow.


Please download and review full details on this call for artwork here: Call for Artwork 50 Final.pdf.


Submissions are invited on behalf of the Harlow@50 Celebrations Art Requisition Committee from artists proposing a new or preexisting art piece that will be gifted by the University to the City of Harlow. The selected artist or artwork will receive a fee of $6,500. The artwork will be displayed in Harlow and should exemplify the beauty of Newfoundland and Labrador/Ktaqmkuk, Memorial University, and/or unique cultural aspects of Newfoundland and Labrador/ Ktaqmkuk.


  • Connection to Newfoundland and Labrador and/or Memorial University of Newfoundland;
  • Artistic and aesthetic merit;
  • Physical condition of the artwork;
  • Transportation of the piece (whether it is too fragile, heavy etc. to be sent overseas);
  • And, originality of work of art.


Interested artists should submit a proposal containing the following:

  • Artist biography and/or curriculum vitae (word doc or pdf format); 

  • Artist statement max 400 words (word doc or pdf format); 

  • Selection of images of past works, studies/sketches of the proposed artwork, or multiple images of a completed artwork in jpg format at 300 dpi or higher (not to exceed 10 images); 

  • Image list identifying title, year, medium, dimensions and short descriptions if necessary for each of the submitted images (word doc or pdf format); 

  • And, contact information: your name, phone number, email address and website address.

Please forward these materials in electronic format to the Grenfell Art Gallery at

For all other inquiries related to the call please contact

Deadline for submission is 8 a.m. April 15, 2019.

Art Gallery

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: Fine Arts Building, 2nd Floor
Phone: (709) 637-6209