VAM43 First Place Winner, Anran Guo, Heated Manhole Cover, Mixed Media, 2018.


Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) welcomes emerging and established artists living and working in Ontario to apply to participate in our 43rd Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts. Jurors will select 43 artworks to be on exhibition on the VAM43 website up from January 14 – December 31, 2021. If possible, the selected award winners’ art works will be on display at the Small Arms Inspection Building from Thursday, January 14 – February 11, 2021.

Please complete the information below and submit this entry form with your, artist’s bio, electronic copy of your artwork and entry fee by Sunday November 15, 2020.


VAM43 Jurors
Elle Alconcel
Gordon Shadrach
Matthew Varey

To complete a VAM43 Application google form online: at the following link:
VAM43 Application
No Google Account? You can complete a PDF and send your application and required documents to
The PDF of a VAM43 Application:
VAM 43rd Annual Juried Art Show Entry Form 2020
To pay a submission fee online:

Submission Fee

All participating artists are eligible to win an award. The jurors will select First Prize (value of $1000), Second Prize (value of $500), and Third prize (value of $300), and Honourable Mention (value of $100). Awards Sponsored by Visual Arts Mississauga and DeSerre’s.
• SUNDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2020– deadline to submit completed entry form, bio, electronic image and fee.
• SUNDAY NOVEMBER 29, 2020– Notification to all applicants regarding their status in the exhibition.
• JANUARY 14- DECEMBER 31, 2021- VAM43 Virtual Exhibition Online
* SATURDAY JANUARY 9 2021- Drop off of award winning artwork at Small Arms Inspection Building (Details will be arranged with artist and VAM). Closing and de-install will be shared with artists closer to the exhibition time.

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