Enriching the Arts

The Artist’s Lens 2019: It’s Not About the Camera 

The Alberta Society of Artists invites all ASA Juried, Life & Associate Members and all non-member Alberta Photographers   to participate in the exhibition, “The Artists Len, 2019”. The exhibit opens at the new Calgary Central Library and coincides with Exposure Photo Festival.

“It’s not about the camera.” The camera and photographic software are only tools, however technologically advanced they may be. The concept of the “artist’s lens” relates to the idea of a personal and singular vision.
All work submitted has to be authenticated with edition number, title and signature. Digital prints on canvas will not be accepted.


The Artist Lens is an open themed exhibit looking to present the best of film, digital and every photography approach in between.

Size Restriction 

Your framed photograph may not be more larger than 36″ in any direction.


New Calgary Central Library
Artwork Delivery and Set-up: Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 at the Central Library
Deadline for Submissions: ONLINE ONLY now extended January 9th, 2019 at 5pm
Notification of Results: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Walterdale Theatre

Date: April 2nd – 13th

New Calgary Central Library, 616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary

Date: Febuary 2nd – March 3rd, 2019

“On Display” (Level 1M)
Calgary Central Library
800 3 St SE
Calgary, AB T2G 2E7

February 16, 1 pm – 3 pm
Guest Speaker: Bill Peters
The Patricia A Whelan Performance Hall (Level 1)

About the Guest Speaker:
Bill Peters is an international visual artist working primarily in photography. His work is represented by galleries in Canada and the United States, has been shown in over thirty exhibitions, and is included in the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Collection. He trained in photography, film and the sciences at the University of Southern California and holds an M.A. from the University of Toronto.
Bill is deeply interested in photography as an expressive tool for the art of seeing. Equally, he is curious about the unique and individual emotional experience a viewer has when experiencing an image. His own images reflect an interest in modulus, structure and formalism. www.billpeters.ca

Submissions Fees 
no fee – Juried/Life and current Student Members
$10.00 – Associate member (Not a member yet? become an associate member today.)
$25.00 – Non-member

CLICK HERE to download the Prospectus

CLICK HERE to apply

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The Alberta Society of Artists
Crossroads Art Centre
#302 – 1235 26th Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1R7
ASA Phone: (403) 265-0012

TREX Phone: (403) 262-4669

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