qathet ART Exhibition Proposals


  • We welcome all forms of art.

  • New, emerging or professional artists may submit proposals for solo, small and large group exhibitions.

  • Artists are encouraged to attend the opening reception and give an artist talk.

  • Find out more about the 3 exhibition locations below the application guideline section.

  • We are currently scheduling the 2024 & 2025 calendar years.

Exhibition Proposal Application Guidelines


Exhibition Proposals

To submit an exhibition proposal for qathet ART:

  1. Please fill out the application form. 

  2. Email the following information additional information.

  • A letter of interest, stating a summary of exhibition proposal.

  • Artist statement, maximum 500 words.

  • CV - maximum 3 pages

  • 5 to 10 images or Media - 3 minute media submissions 

    • Digital images (on CD or DVD or e-mail or file sharing: Dropbox, MediaFire and WeTransfer can be used to send large image files) clearly identified with name, number, title, dimensions, and a numbered slide list.

    • If these are not the work you wish to show or intend on presenting new works, please indicate in your proposal.

  • Exhibition proposal

  • Letter of interest

E-mail digital proposals to - Email Subject - Exhibition Proposal


Mail to: qathet Art Centre,  215 - 6975 Alberni Street, Powell River, BC V8A 2B8

Proposal process

  • Only completed proposals will be considered.

  • Please allow 3 months for response for successful applications.

  • Digital submissions are preferred.



  • The Gallery documents all exhibitions digitally for our archives and publicity.



  • qathet Art Centre pays CARFAC to professional artists when available. 

  • PR Public Library & VIU - PR Campus pays artist honorariums when available.



  • qathet ART does not sell artwork, but will direct patrons to the artist.

  • Price lists are solely used for insurance purposes.

Exhibitions at qathet Art Centre 


qathet ART Centre

  • qathet Art Centre is a multimedia space dedicated to showcasing contemporary art.

  • There are 4-6 large exhibitions a year.

  • The 1200 sq ft exhibition space features plywood backed walls, open floor space, movable walls, west facing windows with UV and full blackout blinds for lighting options. The art centre is open by appointment, for school tours, regular programs, rentals and Tuesday and Thursday 12-5 pm.

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Exhibitions at the PR Public Library


qathet ART at PR Public Library

  • There are 2 to 4 exhibitions a year at the Library.

  • The Library is open 7 days a week.

  • The exhibition space is best for 2D artwork at various locations around the Library.

Exhibitions at Vancouver Island University 

qathet ART at VIU​

  • There are 3 to 5 exhibitions a year at Vancouver Island University - Powell River Campus.

  • VIU hours are 8:30 to 4:30pm weekly excluding statutory holidays.

  • The exhibition space is best for 2D artwork. 

  • Artists may submit to have a community show in the foyer at Vancouver Island University (VIU) Powell River Campus. 

  • Solo, small and large group exhibitions are welcome.

  • Proposals may be submitted for themed exhibitions.

The qathet region Permanent Collection is located at VIU.