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This December a selection of talented artists from recent submissions will be curated into a group exhibition.


Submission Deadline extended to: October 30th, 2020

The Exhibition will be held at the Elaine Fleck Gallery during December, 2020 with an opening night reception on Thursday, December 3rd, from 7 - 9 pm.

Each artist selected will exhibit one 60 x 40 inch artwork or two 40 x 30 inch artworks for the duration of the exhibition.

Each artist selected will be promoted on our website and to our mailing list of over 4,000 art patrons. The promotion will include each artist's name, a curated artwork with media, dimensions and year, along with a brief artist statement.

The Exhibition will also be promoted through the Elaine Fleck Gallery's Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter feeds.

The Elaine Fleck Gallery represents some of Canada’s highest selling artists, Many of these artists started with a submission to an emerging/independent exhibition...

Mike Rachlis submitted his work to Elaine Fleck through a portfolio review in early 2020. Mike was accepted into the March Fleck Fine Art Exhibition, several of Mike's paintings were sold through the gallery. It was made clear that there was great interest in his work. Mike had his first Solo Exhibition in July 2020 at the Elaine Fleck Gallery.

Melissa Tseng after participating in the "EMERGING" exhibition has had several of her series exhibited at the Elaine Fleck Gallery. Elaine Fleck curated Melissa's artwork onto the hugely popular TV series, The Hand Maid's Tale. Recently Elaine Fleck sold an incredible six panel, 9 x 6 foot commissioned artwork by Melissa. 

Brandon Steen took seriously Elaine Fleck’s advice and mentorship. Brandon submitted to the "EMERGING" exhibition and has gone on to be one of the Gallery’s top-selling artists with sell-out shows, highly sought after commissions and an impressive list of clients. In April 2019 the Gallery exhibit Steen's 3rd SOLO Show titled "Waking Up", and in September and October 2019 the Elaine Fleck Gallery presented Steen's 4th SOLO Exhibition "Toronto Saints" at the Evergreen Brick Works. In 2020 Brandon painted his Toronto "Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner" series of Toronto Diners for the Elaine Fleck Gallery.

Bill Hornbostel submitted to the Fleck Fine Art Exhibition in 2016, and was placed into group exhibitions at the Elaine Fleck Gallery in 2017. Bill's production and sales were strong. Since September 2017 Bill has been represented by the Elaine Fleck Gallery and has produced and exhibited four photography series at the gallery in the past three 
years. Bill's work was recently featured on the Netflix series Spinning Out.

Lloyd Arbour applied and was accepted to the "Best Of New Submissions" exhibition in 2013, Lloyd received the mentorship and support of Elaine Fleck. Lloyd and is now represented and featured regularly at the gallery. Through the Elaine Fleck Gallery, Lloyd’s art has been featured on the TV show Suits and Guillermo del Toro's, The Strain III, and has been the featured artwork on trailers for both shows! His cutting-edge, photography-based, digital composites, have been placed in incredible collections.

The Elaine Fleck Gallery is interested in the works of art by emerging artists.

How to submit: 

In Person: Independent and emerging artists may submit through a portfolio review with the gallery owner, curator, and art dealer Elaine Fleck. Portfolio reviews are scheduled and generally last up to an hour. You are required to bring at least one piece suitable for an exhibition, the rest can be viewed in a portfolio or digitally or from a website. There is a $30.00 portfolio review fee payable at the time of your appointment. Aside from being considered for a "Fleck Fine Art" Exhibition, portfolio reviews are an excellent opportunity for emerging / independent artists to benefit from the advice of an art industry leader. 

By Email: Email the following information (or your website if it contains all of the following info) to the Director, Gary Ray Rush at
It must include:  
  • Artist statement
  • Art media 
  • Up to ten images (If you have several styles or bodies of work, up to ten images from each) at 300 ppi 10 inches longest side.
  • Title of each artwork
  • Dimensions of each artwork in inches
  • Education, training or experience
  • Exhibition history 
  • Contact information 
If submitting by email, you must also include a $30.00 administration fee or your submission will not be viewed. Pay through our website here Pay Administration Fee.

Each artist submission will be acknowledged and the artists selected for the FLECK FINE ART EXHIBITION will be notified.

The total publishing, distribution & exhibition cost to each artist selected is $500.00 plus 13% HST.

We look forward to receiving your submission. 
Gary Ray Rush,
Elaine Fleck Gallery