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May 1, 2022

Call for Artists: ACCESS Festival

Hosted by Outsiders and Others

We encourage artists of all abilities to apply. Our priority is to show artwork by artists who are facing injustices, are marginalized, living with a disability, and BIPOC individuals.

This exhibition will be an opportunity for us to showcase the diverse selection of artworks being created by artists that are in our community. This will include both 2D and 3D artworks.

The Celebrating Access exhibition is part of the ACCESS Festival which is from May 27 - June 5.

There is no application fee There is no commission on sales Participating artists will be paid an exhibition honorarium.


  1. Email up to 4 images of your artwork with the title, size, and medium of each piece.
  2. Include a brief summary about yourself, your education, exhibition history. Only include information you are comfortable sharing publicly.
  3. Include your website and/or social media handles if you have them.

Exhibition Title: Celebrating Access Location: The Gathering Place, 609 Helmcken Street Dates: May 27 - June 5, 2022 Application Deadline: May 1, 2022 Artists will be notified by May 8 on the selection results.

Email all your information to outsidersandothers@gmail.com and put "ACCESS Festival" in the subject line.


Outsiders and Others

716 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, V6A 1R5, Canada

Email: outsidersandothers@gmail.com

Outsiders and Others is a not for profit arts society with a focus on bringing non-traditional artists to the forefront. This includes outsider, folk, self-taught, visionary, intuitive, and artists with disabilities.