Stride Gallery is accepting submissions for the Main Space. Proposals received by 5pm (MST) on Thursday, January 31, 2019 will be considered for 2020 and 2021 programming.

Artists are encouraged to follow the guidelines and to email the submission package in .zip format to submissions@stride.ab.ca with the subject line:



Stride's Main Space occupies two connected storefronts. As a heritage building, the space features 15-ft tin tile ceiling and hardwood floors. There is a media screening room in the lower level that may be utilized as part of the exhibition. 

Stride also supports offsite projects that involve the production and dissemination of contemporary art outside the context of a formal gallery space. These projects are assessed and programmed on a case-by-case basis, dependent upon available resources.

Please refer to the website to learn about Stride’s mandate and exhibition history.

Submission package must include all the following items in a single .zip file labelled as lastname_firstname.zip. Submission packages that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered by the Programming Committee.

Successful applications will be notified by or before May, 2019.

Required materials:

Project proposal

- Clearly communicate your intentions for the exhibition at Stride Gallery

- Must be formatted as a pdf - maximum 1 page

Artist statement

- Must be formatted as a pdf - maximum 1 page

Curriculum vitae

- Please include your most current and relevant education and exhibition history as well as accurate contact information.

- must be formatted as a pdf - maximum 2 pages

- for collaborative and group projects please submit one cv per artist

Visual support material

- a maximum of 10 images - please include recent documentation or visuals that are relevant to the proposed exhibition.

- images should be in .jpeg format and no larger than 1 mb each in size.

- if audio or video documentation is necessary for your proposal please include a valid url link with a maximum of five minutes running time.

Visual support inventory

- A list of images with corresponding file names and relevant information regarding title, media, size, and date.

- Must be formatted as a pdf

All of these material must be compressed into a single .zip file labelled with the artist’s last and first name. Please email the package to submissions@stride.ab.ca with the subject line ATTN: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 2019. Submissions that fail to do so will not be accepted.


- Be sure that all documents include your name, a working title for the proposed exhibition, and complete contact information; phone number, email address, website, and postal address

- Feel free to integrate point forms or diagrams in the project proposal if it gives more clarity.

- Including a floor plan is optional but encouraged. This will give us a better understanding of your vision for the exhibition.

- If the work has not been made yet, a diagram or study helps.


- Stride does not have a loading bay. All shipments of artwork must fit through the main door (92"X32")

- The gallery space is partially accessible. The bathrooms are located in the lower level that is only accessible by stairs.  


A limited selection of tools and a/v equipment can be provided by the gallery. Other requirements may be negotiated or may be the responsibility of the exhibiting artist. Contact the gallery staff for further details about equipments available.



Archival Assistant SCiP Internship

The Archival Assistant will work with the Gallery Staff to focus on organizing and curating our archival library. The candidate will be required to ensure a regular one-day a week schedule with potential additional hours. The additional hours will be flexible. The roles and responsibilities of the Archival Assistant include:

Organizing Stride Gallery's collection of books and artist publications

Curating a selection of archival materials to be on display in the library space.  

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Fine Art
  • Visual Arts
  • Art History

Some specialized skills required:

  • Familiarity With Arts Publications
  • Strong Organizational Skills

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Managing and organizing archival materials
  • Work closely with the gallery staff to curate their own selection of publications from our archive to be on display in our project space.

Dates of Internship

This internship will commence on February 15th. 

Application deadline:

January 25th, 2019 @ 4PM

This internship is supported through Serving Communities Internship Program. At the completion of the internship, they will receive a $1,000 bursary. The hours of the internship will be calculated at $18/hr, which amounts to 55 hours.

Please apply through the SCiP portal at joinscip.ca  


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