Visual Arts Brampton is excited to present the re-launch of Snail Mail World Postcard Art Show!
We are inviting creative people from all corners of the world to mail in postcard sized artworks (4-by-6-inch) to be displayed on our Instagram page @snailmailvab in our galleries and for judging.
Show us your art and participate in the biggest international postcard art show in the world!
Creating Your Postcard
Create your standard size postcards (4-by-6-inch) out of any mailable material.
- Entries may be of any medium and of any subject matter.
- Entries must be the entrant's own original artwork, or reproduction of the entrant's original artwork.
- On the back of your postcard, include your name, email, country of residence. Title of the artwork, medium details and description of the work are optional. Links to your website, instagram, facebook, etc is recommended!
- Entries should be sent as a postcard or in an envelope; all mailing arrangements and costs are the responsibility of the submitting entrant.
- Submitted postcards will not be returned and will remain the property of the Snail Mail World Postcard Art Show
- Visit our Instagram: @snailmailvab
Sample Postcard Back
Snail Mail Central
c/o Visual Arts Brampton
1 Bartley Bull Parkway, Suite 10
You may submit as many entries as you wish to. All entries will be judged independently of each other and not as a body or collection of works. Entries arriving after the due date will be considered in the following year’s snail mail show. Entries must arrive at Snail Mail Central by Tuesday February 28, 2017 to be considered for this year’s judging.
Only the front panel of the postcard will be judged. If both sides of the postcard have artwork, judges and curators will use their discretion to pick what they think is the best side. Entries containing offensive and/or sensitive material will be omitted.
- People’s choice award - voted online
- Best in Colour
- Best in Black and White
- Best Mixed Media
- Most creative
Judging will occur mid-March 2017.
Winners of each category will be notified by email and their works will be displayed on our website in April 2017.
Prizes will be awarded to the top three entries from all of the judging categories combined. The prizes are as follows:
- First Place: $100 CDN
- Second Place: $75 CDN
- Third Place: $25 CDN
By submitting postcard artwork to the Snail Mail World Postcard Art Show owned by Visual Arts Brampton, you grant Visual Arts Brampton a perpetual, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, publish, distribute for the sole purposes of promoting Snail Mail World Postcard Art Show, including incorporating it in other promotional compilation works in any media. Visual Arts Brampton will not be responsible for any works lost or damaged in transit. No image from this site may be used for any purpose without expressed written authorization.