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November 2022 a selection of talented artists from recent submissions will be curated into a group exhibition along side featured gallery represented artist TIM MERRETT.



The Exhibition will be held at the Elaine Fleck Gallery this November with an opening reception on Thursday November 10th, from 7-9 pm.

Each artist selected will exhibit one 60 x 40 inch, two 40 x 30 inch or enough artworks to fill a 60 x 40 space, 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 Youtube channel, 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 a Fleck Fine Art 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 and moving forward it was made clear that there was great interest from collectors in his work. Mike had his first Solo Exhibition in July 2020 at the Elaine Fleck Gallery followed by Solo exhibitions in April  2021, October 2021, February 2022 and August 2022. Mike Rachlis has expanded his client base through the Elaine Fleck Gallery.

Brandon Steen took seriously Elaine Fleck’s advice and mentorship. Brandon submitted to the Fleck Fine Art Exhibition in 2017 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. September 2021 we featured Steen's 5th solo exhibition GHOST TOWN, twenty twenty in twenty paintings. March 2022 Brandon Steen's 6th solo exhibition "GORTA MÓR - The Irish Diaspora in Toronto" was featured and attracted lots of media attention including a live broadcast on Breakfast Television Toronto featuring Mr. Steen and Ms. Fleck. Brandon is currently working on his next solo exhibition "History Seen" featured this October at the 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. Since September 2017 Bill has been represented by the Elaine Fleck Gallery and has produced and exhibited seven photography series at the gallery in the past five years. Bill's work was recently featured on the Netflix series Spinning Out.

Todd Lawson submitted to the March 2020 Fleck Fine Art exhibition. His technical expertise, unique stories and style caught Elaine's attention. He was taken on for representation, scheduled into group shows and his first solo exhibition took place in July 2020 titled "Visitors", his second solo show also titled "Visitors" took place in July 2021 and Todd's third solo show "Sprits" was featured in July 2022. Todd is also regularly included in gallery represented artists' group exhibitions.

The Elaine Fleck Gallery is interested in discovering great works by contemporary 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 $40.00 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, experience and self-taught is ok.
  • Exhibition history 
  • Contact information 
If submitting by email, you must also include a $40.00 submission fee or your submission will not be viewed. Pay through our website here Pay Submission 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