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To mark Culture Days 2021 (September 24 to October 24), the Prescott-Russell Arts Council invites regional artists to contribute a drawing or drawings that represent their interpretation of the annual theme RE:IMAGINE. This theme signals a positive turning point - a commitment to create concrete change in the future of arts and culture.

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This spring, the Prescott-Russell Arts Council announced the new CAPRAC Student Fund Bursaries with the objective of supporting the region’s young artists and arts & culture students in these challenging pandemic times. The bursaries are awarded to graduating students who currently live and/or attend school in the United Counties of Prescott & Russell and, will be attending a post-secondary program that reflects Art, Culture, or Heritage. Bursary winners are also given the opportunity to participate in the CAPRAC board activities and strategic planning for the organization. The CAPRAC Board of Directors would like to thank all the students who submitted their applications. The testimonies prove that the next generation of artists is strong and vibrant in the Prescott-Russell region.

We are pleased to announce this year’s student bursary recipients, Maxime L’Écuyer (É.S.P. Le Sommet) and Maxime Legault (É.S.C. L’Escale), who are both pursuing post-secondary studies in Visual Arts at the University of Ottawa this fall.

Deadline: August 27, 2017

It's Liquid INTERNATIONAL Art Festival...... in Venice !

For more information, click on this link !

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Fundraiser :  A unique art event and fundraiser held in support of Shepherds of Good Hope.

For more information about this event and how to submit please click here

Deadline: September 29, 2017

The Greater Denton Arts Council presents the 31st annual Materials: Hard + Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition and Exposition.

For more information, check this link 

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 NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE!!! Check out the complete call to artists and registration form for all the new updates!

150 Reasons to Be Canadian– Call to Artists

In 2017, Canada will celebrate the 150th anniversary of its confederation. 2017 will be a special year for all Canadians as the festivities will spread across Canada, from ocean to ocean. Conseil des arts Prescott Russell Arts Council (CAPRAC), in partnership with the Prescott and Russel Economic Development and Tourism (PRETD) and Tourism Prescott Russell (TPRT), are very happy to be taking part in this great Canadian adventure, and as such, would like to invite all artists of the Prescott and Russell region to participate in a major project created for this once-ina-lifetime celebration.

The project, whose chosen theme is “150 Reasons to Be Canadian,” invites all artists, artisans, and creators of all types of the Prescott and Russell, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry as well as Ottawa and its suburbs to take part in a region-wide exhibition which will celebrate Canada’s 150th Confederation. This idea was initiated by artist Rita Iriarte, who will be presenting a monumental piece on this theme during this event and the exhibition.

Complete Call to Artists

Registration Form

The Conseil des arts Prescott Russell Arts Council (CAPRAC) Board of directors monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 8, at 6:30pm. If you wish to attend, please send us your request at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you!

La réunion mensuelle du conseil d’administration du Conseil des arts Prescott Russell Arts Council (CAPRAC) se tiendra le mardi 8 août à 18 h 30. Si vous désirez y assister, SVP nous envoyer votre demande par courriel à This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Merci !

Ontario Culture Days invites established artists in Ontario to submit proposals to produce new artworks to be featured in an Ontario-wide Culture Days 2017 project, Roots & Routes, which will take place at Toronto’s Union Station and in municipalities across Ontario from Sep 29 to Oct 1, 2017. Commissioned artists will also mentor the creation of related new works by emerging artists from their own communities. Click here for the complete call to artists

Arteast Seeks Administrative Assistant

Arteast is taking steps to hire its first employee—a part-time Administrative Assistant. In addition to needing volunteers to run our exhibitions and programs, Arteast needs an employee to help the Treasurer and some of the Coordinators with certain tasks. Thanks to an operating grant for 2016 from the City of Ottawa, Arteast is now in a position to hire someone. I must emphasize, however, that Arteast will continue to need the help of volunteers in all areas of activity. So please don't hesitate to step forward to help.

The Administrative Assistant position will, of course, be open to all members of Arteast. However, it will also be open to non-members and steps are being taken to advertise this opportunity at large. So, if any of you are interested in becoming Arteast's first employee, we welcome your application. Details are in the job posting below. The deadline is 15 September 2016.

GIFTED!

Our Annual Holiday Exhibition with selected items for holiday gift-giving.

Call for Submissions:

We are looking for pottery, glass work, jewellery, textiles, prints, photographs, artist multiples, small paintings, ornaments - anything small, handmade and under $100 in value to be part of our annual show and sale for the holiday season.

The Plantagenet Bean Festival, from September 16 to 18, has launched a call to musicians and folk singers for September 17, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Please visit the ad on their website at the bottom of the page for more information. Please share this call in your network!

Lyne Charlebois is a very passionate visual artist ! Proud member of CAPRAC, she enjoys making art for pleasure - an artist that we consider a true community asset. She will be at Salon des artisans in Chute -à-Blondeau in November, so stay tuned and visit her artist profile to learn more about her!

The Conseil des arts Prescott Russell Arts Council (CAPRAC) Board of directors monthly meeting will be held on Monday, September 19, at 6:30pm.
If you wish to attend, please send us your request at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Thank you

Anik Goyer, a beloved CAPRAC artist-member, is a creator of jewellery and other little treasures. Her magnificent pieces are made uniquely and by hand. Check our her Facebook page, Kina-Kréa Designs, as well as her artist profile on to see what all the fuss is about!

Studio Marie-Ève Séguin, a very active member within our community, is participating in ArTour Prescott-Russell on September 24 & 25. Visit her Facebook page, as well as her artist profile, for more details!

Our artist-member Christine Lenoir-Godin is very active in the arts community - she partakes in many events and exhibits in Eastern Ontario! Consult our September newsletter available this Wednesday to find out more on all she does. Also, don't forget to check out her artist profile to get to know this wonderful artist!