Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Canvas Is Back!

Now that summer is coming to a close and we're all back to class, it's time to get inspired! The Art History Student Association Journal is back for another year and will soon begin to accept submissions for its Fall 2009 issue.

This year, Canvas is also hoping to publish its content onto its very own website, but we need YOU to make this happen! Canvas is seeking an experienced web designer to join our team. If you are a creative individual and have experience with web publishing software please e-mail us at

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

NEW issue of CANVAS almost here!!!

The Winter 2009 issue of Canvas will be available next Thursday, March 19th! Pick up your free issue, have a glass of wine and view the works of emerging young artists at the Fridge Door Gallery vernissage.

Get there early before the copies (and wine) run out!

Leacock 111
5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Deadline Fast Approaching!

The deadline for Canvas submissions is Thursday, February 26th! If you have not contacted us already and are still interested in writing an article or submitting your artwork, please do not hesitate to send an email to

You can check out our submission requirements below.

Have a great reading week, and we look forward to reading your submissions!

Saturday, February 7, 2009


Come support Canvas by attending the CANVASAMOSA SALE!
WHEN: Tuesday, February 10, 2009.
WHERE: 688 Sherbrooke (the Language building).

1 for $1
3 for $2

Hope to see you all there!

Monday, February 2, 2009

Canvas Cover Artist

Canvas, McGill's undergraduate Art History journal, needs a Cover Artist! We are looking for someone to come up with creative, eye-catching images for the front and back covers of the next issue of Canvas. Please send images of your work to You can either submit the piece that you wish to show in Canvas, or submit previous works that exemplify your style.

DEADLINE: Friday, February 20th, 2009.

Canvas Submissions Criteria

  • 500 words minimum - 1500 words maximum.
  • Any images accompanying your article must be sent separately in jpg format (not embedded in your word document).
  • Please send high quality images.
  • Didactic information accompanying images (artist, title, date, medium, size, collection, etc.)
  • Abstract: please include with your submission a few sentences summarizing your article.
  • About the author: a sentence indicating your fields of concentration, academic year, and academic interests.
  • Citations: Chicago Style endnotes.
  • Academic papers must have received a letter grade of A- or higher.

  • High quality images (resolution 300 pixels/inch)
  • Artist's statement: one or two sentences about your work submitted.
  • Didactic information accompanying images: artist, title, medium, size, etc.

Submit to CANVAS!

Canvas, McGill's undergraduate Art History journal, is accepting submissions for the Winter 2009 issue!

Get PUBLISHED and share your ideas and works with the University!

Send us your academic or creative articles, images of your artworks, or any inquiries! Common submissions include exhibition, film, or book reviews; interviews; creative pieces; essays; photography; paintings; drawings; sculpture.

Don't know what to write about, but know you want to contribute? Email us and we will suggest a topic for you to cover.

In addition, this issue of Canvas is looking for a feature article! This article will be selected from all the submissions according to creativity of topic and skillful writing.

1500 words max. Submit to
DEADLINE: February 26th, 2009.