Acquisitions

Acquisitions

The program collectionArtNB purchases artwork by contemporary New Brunswick artists every two years.

Eligibility

Eligible New Brunswick artists may be:

  • Emerging
  • Mid-career, or
  • Established


Description

collectionArtNB (formerly The New Brunswick Art Bank), established in 1968, celebrates the province’s excellence in the visual arts through its collection of artwork by New Brunswick artists.

collectionArtNB invites professional artists working in New Brunswick for more than one year to submit artwork for acquisition. We highly encourage artists from all - Anglophone, Francophone and Indigenous – communities to apply.

Application process:

Keep an eye out here for the next call for new artworks!

Frequently Ask Questions

Due to the volume of applications received, we don’t provide individual confirmation of receipt but you will receive an automated email confirmation. You may contact our reception desk to check confirmation of receipt by email culture@gnb.ca or call (506) 453-2555.

Yes, you may contact the program officer responsible for the program to get feedback on your application if you are not successful. Jury comments may also be shared for juried programs.

For non-jury programs:

Typically for completed applications, applicants will be notified of their results by email within 7 weeks from the deadline date.

For jury programs:

Typically for completed applications, applicants will be notified of their results by email within 11 weeks from the deadline date.

Note: Incomplete or late applications may delay results and/or not be accepted.

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