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DVSA artists, start preparing your submission for the 2023 edition of the DVSA Annual Juried Student Art Show, to be held May 4 – June 4, 2023 in the DVSA Gallery and online at  All mediums accepted. This is a great opportunity to submit for a juried show and receive feedback on your work (Jurors will give feedback on works that have not been accepted).

All mediums accepted and several prizes will be awarded:

Awarded by Jurors: 

Best Prize – 2D        $100.00 

Best Prize – 3D        $100.00 

Second and third prizes and Honourable mention awards  will be in the form of a credit towards future tuition fees at DVSA.   

Award based on votes by visitors:  

Peoples’ Choice (announced at end of show, via social media)             $100.00 

Melissa Bennett – Curator of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Hamilton
Clarence Porter – Instructor – DVSA, Aurora Cultural Centre and McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Past instructor – Sheridan College. Master Pastelist



  1. Open to any student enrolled in an adult class within the Summer 2022 – Spring 2023 school year.
  2. Entries are limited to two per person, with a $5 entry fee per piece.


Important Dates:  

Artwork intake: Tuesday, April 25, 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, April 26, 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., DVSA Gallery  

Feedback Session: Friday, April 28, 6:30 p.m. at DVSA

Show dates: Thursday, May 4 – Sunday, June 4 




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