call to artists

Oxygen Art Centre is currently accepting proposals from artists and collectives for an alternative exhibition space entitled “O2.”  


We accept submissions from professional and emerging artists and collectives who are situated in the Columbia Basin / West Kootenay / Southern Interior B.C. region. Oxygen Art Centre encourages applications from BIPOC, LGBTQIA2S+, and persons with disabilities. Artists will be paid CARFAC fees. Installations will be on view for two-months.


Oxygen’s window project is entitled O2. 


O2 is a window. O2 is Oxygen Art Centre’s off-site gallery.


Located on the Stanley Avenue side of the Nelson Trading Company building (430 Baker Street) in downtown Nelson, B.C., O2 is a window-turned-gallery.


Window Dimensions
exterior: 44″ W x 45.5″ H
interior: 42.5″ W x 45.5″ H x 15″ D
door window: 37.5″ W x 43″ H
Note: The window is secured by a lock. It does not feature electricity or lighting.


Applicants can submit proposals via Google form. Please review submission guidelines for more information.


Deadline to apply: September 20, 2023 by 12 PM Midnight PST
Contact with questions or how to apply via alternative method.
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