Note: Applications for Artist Project 2020 are now closed. If you are interested in applying for our next show or for information about our waitlist please contact Nina Eksir at


Why apply to Artist Project?

Artist Project provides independent, contemporary artists with a professional platform to showcase and sell their work. Artist Project and its team strives to publicize and strategically market the fair to attract diverse, high-quality art buyers, curators and collectors.

  • Meet over 16,000 art lovers & collectors
  • Exhibit your work in a gallery-style booth with 11' high white hard-walls
  • Control your sales—unlike other art fairs, no sales commission is taken
  • Feel Championed by the fair's extensive marketing and communications campaign
  • Gain access to win grants & Awards

Hear what the artists have to say

"Hard to believe it's been almost a decade that I've been doing Artist Project! It's been great to grow alongside the show. I love reconnecting with people who've been watching my work transform over the years, just as it's great to see how our community of artists has been evolving. There are always such keen observations and people are really open to the journey of experiencing the creation of my work. It's a great marker point year after year to see progress in the work!"

- Lana Filippone (, @lanafilippone


"It was humbling to receive compliments for my paintings of spaces and places, but more so I felt so fortunate to have been shared the personal stories from those who lived in them! One gentlemen, now collector, told me his story growing up in a neighborhood in my painting and how much it meant to him to have that memory of his childhood home. It’s moments like this that make doing what I do
so rewarding."

- Nelson Cheng (, @nlsnchng)


"The reputation of Artist Project as the premier international Canadian art show for independent artists is well established. As a result of Artist Project, I was invited to show my work in Amsterdam which impacted my career in a good way. I am dedicated to the ‘destijl’ movement which began in the Netherlands and to be recognized there was awesome. Similarly I was invited to pair with a cancer survivor's family to create a work in remembrance of them for a charity auction. It was a very humbling experience and a real pleasure to help provide a remembrance for an important family member."

- Gwynne Giles (


"Artist Project provides an unparalleled opportunity to meet so many art lovers, collectors and independent artists all under one roof!  This kind of exposure and engagement is so valuable for independent artists like me who are looking to expand their network and be inspired by other wonderful work!"

- Kara McIntosh (, @karamcintoshstudio)