ArtsPay Dates & News

New! ArtsPay Facebook Page: How to & Where to Find it!
For listed artists with ArtsPay, join our new group: Where to find … local resources and materials; for example, where’s the best place to have a canvas re-stretched, pictures framed, buy bubble wrap or cheap business cards
How to … fix this mistake, attach this to that, sell and ship my work internationally.
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ArtsPay featured in the News!
Lizz DiCesare - The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation "Creating Meaningful Connections for Artists"
nik harron... "Evaluating the Call - Making Sure You're Compensated"
Kitchener and Waterloo - CBC News … "How can Waterloo Region improve its arts and culture scene?"

Thurs. Sept 21 2017 from 7-9pm       ArtsPay Critique Session at the Robert Langen Art Gallery
Art$Pay Critique Session will be held at the Robert Langen Art Gallery with guest critics Suzanne Luke, Aggie Beynon and Soheila Esfahani. To be eligible to participate, you must be a Listed Artist with ArtsPay. Please email for more information.
Location: Wilfrid Laurier Library, 75 University Ave, Waterloo, ON

Wed. Sept 27 2017 from 7-9pm       ArtsPay Meet Up for the Visual Arts with FAQ Session
This Meet Up will feature an FAQ session in the first half hour to provide information and updates on ArtsPay's progress now and in the future. There will be a short presentation by art framing expert Dawn Malo, followed by three artist talks from ArtsPay artists Darin White, Marion Anderson and Debra Lengyell. Please RSVP to for planning purposes and share with friends!

Bring your own non-alcoholic drinks and snacks. No bar, beverages or snacks for sale.
FREE! Everyone involved with the visual arts is welcome. Donate $1- $2 helps ArtspPay cover rental costs. Open Sesame offers 20% discount on merchandise to ArtsPay artists during the Meet Up.
Location: Open Sesame, 220 King St. West beside Kitchener City Hall

March 18 - November 12, 2017       Soheila Esfhanai at Pier 21 for "Canada: Day 1"
ArtsPay Artist Soheila Esfahani  exhibits her piece "The Immigrants", an homage to F.H. Varley’s painting of the same name. Esfahani's work is a collage of customized dinner plates. Each plate represents a different culture, and together the installation investigates the notion of “portable culture."
Location: Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Tues. Sept 5 - Oct 28 2017       Bill Schwarz show at Kloepfer Custom Framing & Gallery
ArtsPay Artist Bill Schwarz shows his work for exhibition “ALLSORTS; not candy, but still sweet!”
Meet and Greet Bill Schwarz Thursday September 14, 2017, 7:-00 – 9:00 pm
Location: 18 Paisley Street, Guelph, ON

Thurs. Sept 14 - Dec 30 2017       Soheila Esfahani in "Material Girls" at Rodman Hall Art Centre
ArtsPay artist Soheila Esfanahi exhibits as part of the group show "Material Girls" now touring across Canada, curated by Blair Fornwald, Jennifer Matotek, and Wendy Peart, is back in Ontario at Rodman Hall Art Centre in St. Catharines. 
Opening reception is Thursday September 14th at 7:00 pm.
Location: Rodman Hall Art Centre, 109 St. Paul Crescent, St. Catharines, Ontario

Mon. Sept 18 - Nov 12 2017       Sanela Dizdar at Uptown Gallery for "Attitude" Show
ArtsPay Artist Sanela Dizdar shows in group exhibition “Attitude”,  runs from Sept.18th- Nov 12th.
Opening reception is Sept 23rd 2-4pm
Location: Waterloo Town Square, 49-75 King St S, Waterloo, ON
View E-Invite Here

Sat. Sept 23 - Sun. Sept 24 2017       Cambridge Studio Tour & Sale
This interactive self-guided tour features 17 studios and 30+ visual artists in the City of Cambridge. ArtsPay Artists participating in this tour include Barbara Di Renzo, Laurie Wonfor Nolan, Bill Schwarz, and Donna Stewart.
Dates: Saturday, September 23, 10am-5pm
Sunday, September 24, 12pm-5pm
Location: Click here to view Map

Sat. Sept 30 - Nov 27, 2017       Sarah Kernohan at Gallery Startford
ArtsPay Artist Sarah Kernohan shows her work in this group exhibition.
Opening Reception: Friday, September 29th, 7-9pm
Location: 54 Romeo Street South Stratford, ON

Sat. Sept 30 - Nov 26 2017       Soheila Esfahani at Southern Alberta Art Gallery
where/between Curated by Pantea Haghighi, features work by ArtsPay artist Soheila Esfahani in this group exhibition with aritsts Hossein Amanat, Hossein Valamanesh, Mandana Moghaddam, Neda Razavipour, Hamidreza Jadid, Nazgol Ansarinia, Arash Hanaei.
Opening reception: Saturday, September 30 at 8 PM
Location: 601 Third Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta

Sun. Nov 12 2017 from 10am-5pm       Marion R. Anderson Studio Open House
ArtsPay Artist Marion R. Anderson hosts her studio open house.
Location: 121 Casselhome Crescent, New Dundee, ON
Click to view E-Invite here.

Sun. Dec 10, 2017 - Jan 7, 2018       Sarah Kernohan at Galerie AVE
ArtsPay Artist Sarah Kernohan in group exhibition FAUX ÉVEIL / FALSE AWAKENING at Galerie AVE
901 Rue Lenoir, Espace B-105 Montréal, QC, H4C 2Z6
Group Exhibition.

Walper Show Deadlines & Event Schedule
Summer     Optional Curatorial Consultation (by early September is suggested)
Sept. 29      Due: one electronic art image for event promotions to
Oct. 19        Mandatory Curatorial Consultation; electronic submission deadline of all images of work  
                       intended for display, for curatorial approval
Nov. 2         Deadline for Curatorial feedback on above
Nov. 5         Due: an Artspay form (provided) listing all works to be displayed by title, dimensions and
                       price to
Nov. 9  
      9 am -3 pm   Walper display system installation by Volunteers
                       3-9 pm, art installation by artists
Nov. 10       7-10:00 pm ticketed event reception; by invitation. Artists present    
Nov. 11       12-12:45 pm   Two Talks relevant to event objectives; hosted by local and Toronto private galleries, TBA. Artist presence optional
                       1-4:30 pm   Artspay event: Artists present, General Admission $5, Children Free
                       4:30-5 pm   Sold art pick-up following closing
                       4:30-7:30 pm   All art & belongings removed; no alternate times possible
                      5:00 pm    Tear down begins by volunteers
                      7:30 pm    Display system tear-down completed and transfer to storage by volunteers

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