Supporting the community artists

The City of Sainte-Thérèse invites professional artists in the region to submit their portfolios as part of its Art Acquisition Policy. The selected artists will have the opportunity to sell their works so that they can be integrated into the municipal collection and distributed to the Teresian community.

“The municipal collection is an integral part of the Town’s history and heritage. Thanks to the works that compose it, citizens have the chance to immerse themselves in the sensational universe of the visual arts. It is also a unique dissemination opportunity, allowing professional artists from the region to share their works with the public and to allow the entire community to benefit from their artistic talent! “, said Mr. Christian Charron, mayor of Sainte-Thérèse.

To be eligible, artists must:

Be residents of Sainte-Thérèse or the region;

Hold the status of professional artist and be recognized as such by their peers;

Submit works from one of the following disciplines: graphic arts (drawing, printmaking, digital art, photography) or painting (watercolor, acrylic, oil, mixed media).

Applications must contain:

The completed registration form, available at www.sainte-therese.ca > Services for citizens > Culture > Services for artists and artisans as well as an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a description of the artistic process, a short biography, a press kit (if applicable), the asking price for the works and a visual documentation of the proposed works (jpeg format in 300 dpi).

Duly completed applications must be sent before April 30, 2022. The city recommends that artists use the free WeTransfer platform to send their files to the email at [email protected] Only the artists selected for the final selection will be contacted.

The City of Sainte-Thérèse’s art acquisition policy aims to increase the municipality’s heritage and contribute to the promotion of works by local artists. Used for dissemination and cultural mediation purposes, the municipal collection raises awareness among the Thérèse population of the various artistic practices in the visual arts, while supporting local creators. Discover all the works in the collection.