Juried Small Works Show in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, July 2018
Entries due online by April 1, 2018

Opening Celebration: Saturday, June 30, from six to eight pm.

Juror: Ray Cronin

Inverness County Centre for the Arts Located in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, the Centre has large, professional exhibition spaces as well as performance and studio facilities. Inverness County is a lively arts community and a popular tourist destination in the summer. 

Ray Cronin, Canadian artist, writer and contemporary art curator was Director and CEO of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia from 2008 to 2015. He was the founding curator of the Sobey Art Award exhibitions.
There will be a basic pre-screening to eliminate entries not in the defined format or otherwise unsuitable for the show. Please see guidelines.

This show is open to all artists from any country. Subject matter is not limited to any theme.

Work may be in any medium, traditional or non-traditional, two- or three-dimensional, with maximum dimensions of 12” (30.5 cm) in any direction.

Video or animation entries are allowed if all required elements can be contained in the maximum size. Connection to electrical outlets is possible.

Small Treasures will be displayed in the main gallery of the Art Centre. Entry fee covers Art Centre membership. All members, including new members, may have one or two works in the concurrent Hands Dancing members’ show displayed in the outer galleries.


Two artists, chosen by juror Ray Cronin, will be offered simultaneous solo shows at the Art Centre in the 2019 season.


The entry fee of $35 for three images includes Art Centre membership for 2018.

Entry fee is $15 for artists who have already become 2018 members.

Fees are to be paid online via PayPal from the Entry Form. Entry fees from outside Canada will be adjusted by PayPal for the current exchange rate.

Commission: The Art Centre will keep a 30% commission on works sold from both Small Treasures and Hands Dancing.

Guidelines and Schedules

Entry Form