receiver coffee: call for submissions

this town is small x Receiver Coffee: Call for Submissions
Deadline: January 19th
, 2018

this town is small is seeking proposals for the 2018 exhibition season in a new gallery space we are programming at Receiver Coffee, 128 Richmond Street, Charlottetown PEI. 

We are interested in progressive forward-looking practices; the fruition of innovative ideas; inventive approaches to artistic production; and work based on an articulate theoretical and/or critical and/or poetic thesis. We encourage and facilitate the presentation of curatorial and artistic works that have and have not been exhibited in this locale. We are enthusiastic about artists’ most recent endeavors and art forms that propel contemporary production and incite conversation.

Receiver Coffee is unique in the sense that it is not a typical white cube gallery space – it is public space that is already rich in character and interaction. Site-specific works that take into account the unique context of Receiver Coffee will be given priority.

Artists and Curators submitting a proposal should be aware that there is an element of vulnerability for the work as it is a high-traffic exhibition space where food and beverages are consumed. The artist assumes full responsibility for the work including any damage or loss. Exhibitions will run for 6-8 weeks.

Submissions due January 19th

**this town is small is dedicated to paying fees that meet CARFAC guidelines. Pending the receipt of funding, CARFAC fees will be paid for this space.

Submissions must be sent via email to:
with Receiver Submission in the subject line.

Submissions must include:
*Text files are to be sent as a single PDF
-current CV (maximum three pages)
-artist statement
-detailed exhibition proposal
-copies of catalogue texts or reviews (if relevant)

*Large images must be shared via dropbox link or Google drive
– max.10 jpeg images or audio/visual samples

for more information please email Monica Lacey at

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