Video ArtBox Application Package.

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With the popularity of video art on the rise, the Artist Project is proud to support the work of cutting-edge new media and video artists.

We are inviting all video artists to apply. Selected artists will be awarded a FREE airtime to showcase digital projects in the Video ArtBox.

Deadline to apply: November 1, 2015

Jury Process

All applications will be reviewed by a selection committee made up of art professionals and design experts. A list of the jury panel will be released in October, on the Artist Project website.

Selection Criteria

  • This application is open to all artists and artist collectives working in video art and / or digital media.
  • Artist Project only accepts original fine art and does not display craft, decorative arts, furniture, or functional glass / ceramics.
  • Reproductions including postcards, calendars, posters, and t-shirts are not permitted in the show.
  • Photomechanical reproductions such as offset lithographs, prints run off a commercial printing press, embellished commercial reproductions or giclee (with the exception of photography / digital media categories) are not permitted.
  • Artists must be able to travel to Toronto and be personally present during the fair (February 18 – 21, 2016).

Show Exclusivity

Upon acceptance into the fair, you will receive a contract that contains a comprehensive exclusivity clause. We heavily market and promote the fact that the Artist Project is an exclusive art fair. Therefore, we embrace artists who understand and believe in our philosophy and whose work is not available in other shows (featuring more than 30 artists) 30 days before and 30 days after the dates of our event within a 50 kilometre radius of the fair.

Video ArtBox Details

Selected Video ArtBox Artists will receive:

  • Video / digital media artists will receive free airtime of their project.
  • Access to a network with artists from all across North America.
  • An online profile on and listing in the official Show Guide
  • A complimentary ticket package.
  • Exposure in an extensive marketing and advertising campaign.
  • Organization & exhibition support.
  • Inclusion in a curated show program of special features & events.

Available for Purchase from the Artist Project:

  • Art storage
  • Packaging materials
  • Insurance
  • Point-of-purchase machines
  • Furniture
  • Material handling

How To Apply

Apply online today!

Deadline to apply is Sunday, November 1, 2015.

Submission Criteria

APPLICATION FORM Complete the online application.

Submit 3-8 digital images of your work.

Images must be in .jpg format and must be at least 2550 x 3300 pixels. Please name your photos as follows:

YourName_Title (e.g. JohnSmith_UntitledWork)

Slides, websites, links, or PDFs will not be accepted.

Images or video clips can be submitted by email, or on a CD / DVD / USB. If submitting via email, please use the subject line: “Exhibitor Application, Images Submission, Your Name.” If submitting a CD / DVD, please print your name clearly on the disc. CDs / DVDs / USBs will not be returned.


A list of images that includes: Title of work, medium, dimension in inches, and year of creation.

e.g. FileName1.jpg: Untitled, oil on canvas, 18″ x 24″, 2014.

ARTIST CV Resumé and history of exhibitions
APPLICATION FEE $45 jury fee: This administrative fee is non-refundable.

Please Note: All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable. The jury fee and deposit may be paid by credit card (VISA, MasterCard) or by cheque. All credit card payments will appear on your statements as Informa Canada.

If paying by cheque, please provide separate cheques for the jury fee and deposit. Please make all cheques payable to Informa Canada Inc.

Video Projects
PROJECT PROPOSAL A detailed proposal outlining your project.
REQUIREMENTS Any technical requirements.

Tips for a successful application

1. Your images are very important! Please ensure that your images are high-quality, clear, in-focus and well-lit so that the jury may properly assess your work.

2. Ensure that you have a cohesive portfolio by sending us one (1) body of work.

3. If possible, please send us work that you intend to bring to the show if accepted.

4. Make sure that the file name of your digital images correspond to your image list.

Contact Us

For more information on applications or recruitment dates, please contact:

Claire Taylor, show director
(416) 960-4527