Calls for Artists and Writers

2024 Spirit of the Hills Juried Art Show and Sale

Dear SOTH Members,

Good news! SOTH is pleased to announce a juried visual art show at the John M. Parrott Art

Gallery at the Belleville Library. The dates are Friday, May 3rd to Saturday, June 8, 2024.

This Call for Submissions is open to all Spirit of the Hills members.

Monday, FEBRUARY 26, 2024

The rules of entry can be found on the registration form.

Best in Show ($200)
Best Painting ($100)
Best Photograph ($100)
Best Other Media ($100)
People’s Choice award ($50.00 Gift Certificate)

The opening reception will be on May 4, 2024 between 2:30 and 4:30 pm. Award recipients will be announced at this time.

1. The judge will be SONYA JONES, Interim Senior Curator who has been at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery since 2008. Prior to the RMG, Jones worked for a private art dealer in Toronto, the Canadian Heritage Information Network, and Carleton University Art Gallery.

2. All submissions entries will be judged digitally and will be blind (no identifying info).

3. All works submitted must be original works of art NOT previously shown in a SOTH juried show.

Those accepted into the show will be notified by email the week of April 1st, 2024.

Accepted artwork would be delivered to the gallery on Saturday, April 27th, 2024 in two shifts: 10-12 and 2-4 pm.

Monday, June 10th between 12:00 – 8:00 pm.

A 30% commission will be charged on all sales by the Parrott Gallery. SOTH itself will not be taking any commission. See registration form for complete details.

We look forward to receiving your digital submissions no later than Monday, February 26th, 2024.

Beth Rhind (
on behalf of the

SOTH Visual Arts Committee

Rosanne Dolan
Judy Hopkins
Heather MacGregor
Alan Langford
Sharon Nichols
Tony Crocker
Ken Solilo

Hill Spirits VI: Call for Writers and Artists

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Hill Spirits VI

We are accepting submissions for our 6th anthology from Spirit of the Hills members and anyone living in the following eastern Ontario Counties: Northumberland, Durham, Peterborough, Hastings and Prince Edward. Please forward the submission guidelines to friends and family you think might be interested or simply have them visit this page at:

New submission deadline: March 31, 2024