Call for Artists & Artisans: Art at the Pumphouse 2022

Call for Artists & Artisans: Art at the Pumphouse 2022

The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre is now accepting applications for participation in Art at the Pumphouse, our annual juried, original art show and sale. The in-person event will be held on Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. An online show will run from July 9 to August 7, 2022.

The event attracts locals and visitors to Niagara-on-the-Lake and features professional artists from across Ontario, exhibiting a wide range of original works including paintings, photography, sculpture, woodwork, glass, pottery, textiles, jewellery and more.

We welcome returning artists and look forward to showcasing new artists. We will have live music and refreshments for sale at the event. An entry fee of $5.00 for event visitors will be charged to guarantee interested buyers. (Kids enter at no charge)

We have 3 different options for vendor spaces (you can apply to participate in one or all three options):
(1) Indoor Wall Spot - $50.00
• 3 original artworks measuring no more than:
-two-dimensional piece: 24" x 24" (height x width)
-three-dimensional piece: 13" x 13" x 10" (height x width x depth)
• installed in our Walker Room or Joyner Gallery during in-person show dates
• Artworks will be sold by event staff for a fee (read terms & conditions)
(2) Online Show - $150.00
• Your own artist page on Art at the Pumphouse section of Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre website for 4 weeks featuring:
-Short profile/bio
-Link to your website, social media pages
-Contact phone or email for buyers to reach you directly
-Min. of 3 and max. of 10 images of your artworks
• No commission
(3) Outdoor - $300.00
• 10' x 10' outdoor spot on the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre grounds
• Everything in option (2) Online Show, included
• No commission


• Application deadline: May 13, 2022
• Applicants must upload a min. of 3 high-resolution images for jury review and promotions if selected.
• The artworks submitted must be representative of works you plan to exhibit in the show and must be available for sale during the duration of the event.
• All applicants must pay a $25 (non-refundable) administrative fee to apply.
• Applications will be juried.
• NOTL Arts Collective Professional Artist members pre-qualify to participate.
• Accepted artists will be notified by email by May 14, 2022
• Upon acceptance, payment of the fee will be due by May 31, 2022