8 Mar 2017

Competitions The Brush Off Juried Painting Competition

Avenue ArtMontréal, Québec, Canada

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Opportunity Description

International Deadline: April 30, 2017 – Avenue Art and Mountain Lake PBS are pleased to announce their partnership to bring viewers the 6th Canadian “BRUSH OFF”, a Juried Painting Competition that raises awareness and funds for art based projects for people living with Alzheimer’s disease.

Together, they will spotlight artists, the community and the projects that directly benefit while adding entertainment to the mix.

As part of this partnership, Avenue Art & the “BRUSH OFF” have expanded art submissions to include works not only from all of Canada, but now also from artists within the Mountain Lake Region, Adirondacks and Champlain Valley. These U.S. artists now join artists from across Canada, who have been participating in the “BRUSH OFF” since its inception.

This call for submissions is open to:

  • Artists 18 years of age or older.
  • Canadian artists & artist from the Mountain Lake Regions, Adirondacks & Champlain Valley.
  • Only original works may be submitted.
  • Work must have been created within the last 24 months.

The “Brush off” award $1,500
The “May cutler” award
People’s Choice Award

Entry Fee $55.00 ($63.24 pst & gst included) up to three (3) images. All entry fees are non-refundable.

Submissions will be reviewed by the jury and artists will be notified of the results by email.


  • Artworks sold will be shared 50% to art projects for Alzheimer’s and 50% to the artists.
  • The gallery reserves the right to reproduce accepted entries for publicity purposes.


  • Deadline for Submissions: April 30th
  • Announcement of acceptance: May 14th
  • Open Night Preview / Fundraiser Cocktail: MONTREAL September 14th

Avenue Art opened its doors in 1995 with the mission to promote and present Canadian emerging artists with a local focus on the Montreal/Quebec’s unique artistic flavor.

In 2000, The Canadian Painting Competition, The “Brush Off” was founded by Avenue Art Gallery. Celebrating a growing success story we strive to introduce Canadian painters to the public while raising awareness and funds for art based activities for people living with Alzheimer’s disease.

Opp Categories: + Open to One Medium and Painting Only. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 03 March thru April and Open to Artists Worldwide. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales.

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