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NFCA Show Submissions

We are currently in the planning stages of the next NFCA fine art show planned for May 2024! More information coming soon. 

If you would like to volunteer to help out with the next show please reach out to us with an email, or come out to our general meetings to learn more about and join the Fine Art Show Committee.

2023 Fine Art Show Submission Guidelines

*submissions closed*

Nanaimo Fine Art Show is now open to current ACTIVE and SIGNATURE

members of the Nanaimo Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists. Other Vancouver Island active and Signature FCA members may be invited to submit beginning August 16 though August 31. Renew your Federation Membership at, call 604-681-2740, or email

Artists may submit up to 5 pieces to be juried. Maximum size of the artwork submitted is 40in wide (framed) and 72” high. ONE painting submitted may be over 40in wide. *Please note that the size restriction has been updated here on the website and we are working with the FCA to update it on the submission page at


The exhibit will be located at the Vancouver Island Conference Center, 101 Gordon Street, Nanaimo, B.C. The entrance to the exhibition area is from Commercial Street


The exhibition dates will be from September 29th through October 1st, 2023. The drop-off/delivery of artwork is September 28, 2023 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm


Chapter Show Submissions are subject to the Federation of Canadian Artists

Submission Requirements, 

found in the Policy Manual:

Section: 5.2 Presentation of Work

Section: 5.5 Copyright Requirements

Section: 5.6 Copyright Infringement

Section: 6.1 Archival Standards

Section: 6.2 Art and Craft

Section: 6.3 Two-dimensional Artwork


Prize Amounts

1st Place Award $500

2nd Place Award $300

3rd Place Award $200

3 Juror's Choice Awards $50 each 

3 Honourable Mentions $50 each

Peoples' Choice Award $200

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