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- CLOSED - Call to Indigenous Artists: City of London Indigenous Art Exhibition

Updated: Aug 9, 2023

To celebrate, honour, and share Indigenous culture and history, the London Arts Council (LAC) and The City of London invite Indigenous Artists/Creators/Practitioners of Traditional Arts to submit original artwork(s) to be considered for purchase and exhibition for the City of London’s Permanent Art Collection.

Examples of the original artwork(s) are included but not limited:

• Paintings (e.g. bark, leather, canvas, rock, etc.)

• Object Artworks and Fibre Artworks

• Wood carvings and sculptures

• Textiles

• New Media Artworks

• Contemporary Indigenous Artworks

• Wearable Artworks (e.g. clothing, jewelry, hat, etc.)

Indigenous Artists/Creators/Practitioners of Traditional Arts 18 years of age or older who reside in cities, counties, regions, and First Nations located throughout Southwestern Ontario (excluding Greater Toronto Hamilton Area) are invited to apply.

Purchased artworks will be professionally curated and displayed on walls and in various spaces within City of London Community Centres and buildings in London for the Indigenous Art Exhibition.

Submissions are now closed.

Examples of past Indigenous exhibition artwork:

Traditional Métis Ceremonial Smoking Hat by Annette Sullivan

Giizhik Medicine Earrings created by Chandra Nolan

To see the full information package, please download: You MUST read the following information package before applying.

Final- Call Indigenous Art Exhibition Project Information Package
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Online Submission

Artists/Creators/Practitioners of Traditional Arts wishing to be considered must complete all application requirements. Please complete all required fields of the online application form and submit the required application documents.

Incomplete and/or late applications will not be accepted. Applications submitted through other means, such as fax, mail, and email will not be accepted. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure the application is submitted by the deadline.

For any questions regarding this project, please email:

For any Call to Artists updates please check the website at

If you require support to complete this application due to accessibility barriers, please reach out to Janet Antone, Specialist, Cultivating Allyship:


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