WFCU Painting Competition + Exhibition
WFCU Credit UnionPainting Competition + Exhibit The WFCU Credit Union Painting Competition + Exhibit is an incredible opportunity...

WFCU Credit UnionPainting Competition + Exhibit

The WFCU Credit Union Painting Competition + Exhibit is an incredible opportunity for emerging, mid-career and established artists to present their most accomplished works at the LAC for a chance to win cash prizes. The exhibit’s focus is highlight and celebrate the arts in our region and to offer financial support and an audience for artists.


$1200 of CASH Prizes to be Won!

1st Place: $500 + certificate

2nd Place: $400 + certificate

3rd Place: $300 + certificate

Honourable Mention: certificate


This exhibition is open to all emerging, mid-career and established visual artists. Only painting mediums will be accepted with a maximum of 3 entries per artist. This is a non-theme exhibit. All artworks must be originals and not reproductions, prints, copies, derivatives or artworks based in any way on other copyrighted or published artistic works. They must be entirely executed by the applicant.


This is a juried exhibition. The Jury will comprise of experienced and qualified professional(s) who will determine the winners as well as those works to be displayed in the exhibit. The Juror(s) will be announced at the Awards Reception.

*The LAC/SEAA reserves the right in its sole discretion to decline any work it feels does not meet the exhibition eligibility criteria or any artwork it feels is inappropriate for all audience and otherwise may be considered offensive or sexual in nature.

How to Submit

Complete the Submission Form and deliver with the artwork to the LAC before the submission deadline. Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered.

Submissions MUST include:

Artwork (labeled and ready to hang)

Submission Form (complete and signed)

Submission Fee (cash, cheque, debit, Visa or MasterCard, e-transfer, PayPal)

Hanging & Labeling

All works MUST be ready for display. Artwork that is not ready will not be accepted. Artwork MUST be securely WIRED on back. Alligator teeth style hooks are NOT acceptable. All artwork must be clearly labeled on back with Name, Title, Medium and Sale Price using the included labels.

Submission Fee

A non-refundable administration fee of $10 for LAC members and $12 for non-members will apply for each artwork entered.

Delivery & Pick Up

Delivery and pick up of the artwork is the artist’s responsibility. All work must be delivered on or before the date listed in the schedule. Late artwork will not be accepted. Artwork not collected within 6 months of the exhibit end will become the property of the LAC.


All sales will be handled by the LAC. A commission of 25% for LAC members and 30% for non-members will be collected on all sales.

Exhibit Schedule

Call for Submissions Opens Fri July 9, 2021

Submission Deadline & Artwork Delivery Sun Aug 29, 4pm

Exhibition Open Thurs Sept 2, 9am

Awards Reception TBD Due to COVID-19

Exhibition Closes Sun Sept 26, 4pm

Artwork Pick Up Wed Sept 29 – Oct 13, 2021


Leamington Arts Centre

72 Talbot Street West Leamington ON N8H 1M4


Find entry form HERE: