Superframe is pleased to announce a new initiative that directly supports artists with framing for exhibitions. This $10,000 framing fund is to support selected artists with upcoming exhibitions. Successful recipients will receive
up to $2000 to use toward framing their exhibition.

Submission Guidelines:
To be eligible, artists must have a confirmed exhibition at an artist run center, public institution or commercial gallery that is at least eight weeks away and that requires assistance in framing or presenting. All artists are eligible and encouraged to apply.

Next Deadline November 1st 2019
May 1st 2020 (TBD)

Submission Requirements:
Please include the following in one email sent to under the subject heading
“Superframe Framing Award 2019”

  1. CV (2 pages maximum)

  2. Artist statement and project/exhibition description
    (500 words or less) *Please include framing needs
    and plans. Proposals may include unconventional
    or unique framing requests

  3. Up to 10 images. Works included should be  for exhibition or images of work directly related to the proposal. (Formatted as JPEG, maximum 1 MB and titled as follows: “01_ArtistName_Title_2019) Applicants should also include a corresponding image list with titles, dates, medium and dimensions.

  4. Exhibition venue and dates

Selection Process:
All submissions will be reviewed by the Superframe award committee. All decisions are final. Selected artists will acknowledge the support of Superframe in the exhibition.


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About Superframe
Superframe is a custom fine art framing and handling service in Toronto. Our team of seventeen artists and craftspeople are equipped with the skills and expertise to assist artists with their framing project, ensuring the highest level of archival standards. Established in 2005, Superframe has evolved to become one of the most trusted fine arts service companies in Canada. We are committed to finding ways to support and engage our arts community through benefit auctions, bursaries, exhibition sponsorship and edition publishing.