Call for Submissions

Submissions are currently closed as the Alternator team reviews the gallery’s submission process. Please check back at a later date or subscribe to our mailing list to be notified when submissions reopen. 

The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is an artist-run centre located in Kelowna, BC. Since 1989 the Alternator has shown the work of emerging Canadian and international artists with an experimental approach, particularly those engaged in social and cultural issues.

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Criteria for Selection

  1. Compatibility with the Alternator’s mandate
  2. The quality of the artwork (with an emphasis on experimental approach)
  3. The quality of the written proposal
  4. Availability

We are committed to fostering artists’ professional autonomy and are proud to pay successful applicants CAR/FAC fees. The Alternator does have limited funds available to assist with exhibition production expenses. If you require assistance with production expenses, please include a detailed description and budget of production expenses as part of your programming submission as well as expected installation schedule/timeline.

Related Documents

Alternator Programming Policy

Virtual Tour

The  images show the entrance to the Alternator, the exterior of the Rotary Centre for the Arts (which houses the Alternator) and the Main Gallery space.

Floor Plan

Please have a look at the Alternator Floorplan (PDF) for detailed measurements. Contact the Exhibition Director if you have additional questions about the facility.

Rethink 150: Indigenous Truth, June 29 - July 3, 2017
Rethink 150: Indigenous Truth, June 29 - July 3, 2017

Appel à projets

Le centre paie des droits d’exposition correspondant aux normes recommandées par CARFAC.

Le centre Alternator reçoit des propositions d’expositions de la part d’artistes et de commissaires. La sélection des projets se fera selon les critères suivants:

  • le respect du mandat du centre,
  • la qualité de la proposition,
  • la qualité du travail présenté par l’artiste,
  • la disponibilité de l’espace.

Le centre considérera les propositions provenant d’artistes seuls et de groupes d’artistes. Le centre misera particulièrement sur une approche d’expérimentation ou d’exploration.

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