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 writer and  curator was Director and CEO of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia from 2008 to 2015. He is the founding curator of the Sobey Art Award and the author of recent books on Alex Colville, Maud Lewis, and Mary Pratt.

This show is open to all artists from any country. Subject matter is not limited to a theme. There will be a basic pre-screening to eliminate entries not in the defined format or otherwise unsuitable for the show. Please see guidelines.

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, including frames or other hanging/mounting systems.

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. The exhibition will coincide with the 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.


Entry fee of $35 CAD for three artworks. The entry fee includes the 2018 $20 ICCA annual membership

Fees are to be paid online via PayPal from the Entry Form, using either a credit card or your PayPal account . 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.

Guidelines and Schedules

Entry Form