Studio Visit Series

Studio Visit Series

The Mendel Art Gallery facilitates studio visits to connect visiting arts professionals with artists working in the community. Artists who are interested in participating in the studio visit series are encouraged to register online through the Saskatoon Studio Visit Registry.

The registry is made available to select local, national, and international arts professionals including curators, arts writers, senior visual artists, researchers, and art critics, who are interested in visiting local artists’ studios. The studio visits are arranged by gallery staff in consultation with the visiting arts professional. The registry is free and portfolio submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis.


Artist must live in Saskatoon and surrounding area.
Artist must live in Saskatoon and surrounding area (meaning Saskatoon is the closest city to you).

Portfolios will be accepted from Emerging and Established Professional Visual Artists.

Visual art, for the purpose of this call, is defined as a practice such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, installation, interarts, performance art, video, and electronic media.

Established Professional Artists will have produced a significant body of work in their discipline over a number of years; made a contribution regionally, nationally, or internationally to their discipline, and are making a sustained and progressive contribution to the art form.

Emerging Professional Artists will have completed training in their discipline through formal or informal studies or apprenticeships, are recognized by their peers as having achieved the level of emerging professional in their field, and have attained critical recognition for a body of work that demonstrates their emerging professional status. Graduate students working toward an MFA in Studio Art or MA in Art History are encouraged to apply. Undergraduate students registered in an arts discipline are not eligible to participate.

Submission Requirements

1. Contact Information

2. Artist Statement & Bio – 1 page combined (.pdf)

3. cv – maximum 5 pages in length (.pdf)

4. Image Files – 10 (.jpg) (optional) Upload up to 10 images of recent artwork No wider than 1024 pixels @72 dpi

5. Media Files – 2 (.mov .mp4 .mp3 .m4a .wav) (optional) Upload up to 2 audio or video files Size limit: no longer than 4 minutes in length

To Apply

Portfolio Submissions are accepted through an online submission process.

For more information on the Mendel Art Gallery studio visit series, contact Troy Gronsdahl at

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Location & Hours

950 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Regular Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Free admission