Guidelines and Submission Instructions

CARVE-CARVE-CARNIVAL: A/P Summer Print Market!

Please read the following carefully. 

All guidelines and submission instructions must be followed in full to ensure your participation.

Artwork Guidelines



  • All forms of 2D print media on fabric or paper are welcome
  • This includes tote bags, t-shirts, stickers, patched, prints,  buttons, pins etc.!
  • Print media includes but is not limited to lithography, intaglio, relief, screen print, monotype, cyanotype, collagraphy, and other expanded and mixed media practices in printmaking.

Number of works:

  • Members can submit no more than 5 unique artworks 
  • Members may submit multiples of each of their unique artworks submitted
  • Members may submit as many multiples of each artwork submitted as they wish, so long as the number is clearly outlined in their artwork information form, and each multiple is packaged according to the guidelines below
  • Multiples may be of a limited edition (i.e., fine art prints) or an open edition (i.e., greeting cards, stickers, butons, etc.)

Size of the work:

  • Artworks submitted may be up to but not exceed 24″ on its longest side

Theme/Subject Matter:

  • There is no theme for this market opportunity, and members are welcome to submit current or past work of any theme or subject matter*
  • Artworks must be original work that is designed by the submitting artist (i.e., reproductions of another artist’s work is not permitted)

*A/P reserves the right to exclude any work that promotes violence, hatred, or intolerance.


  • Each item must be individually packaged and ready to sell
    • Works on paper must be unframed, and submitted in a cello bags with with foam core/card backing.
    • Small objects (pins, buttons, etc.) must be sealed in cello bags
    • Fabric items must be folded. It is preferred that fabric items are also packaged in cello bags.
  • Each item must be clearly labeled with the artist’s name, the title, and the price of the work (artists will be submitting this information via an artwork information form, which must match the information on each artwork’s label)

A/P is not responsible for damage to artworks that are not submitted in a cello bag with suitable additional protection (i.e., rigid card or backing).


A/P will be listing an instructional event on how to prepare your work for sale on Tuesday, July 2, 6:30-9pm. Visit this link for more information and how to register. Please join our mailing list and follow us on social media to find out more at and @abprintmakers on instagram.

Sales Commission Details

  • Artists will be paid 60% of their artwork sales, with A/P retaining the 40% fundraising commission. 
  • Payments to artists will be made during each month of the market (July, August, and September) and will be made within 30 days of the last day of each month. 
  • A/P will submit payment by mail. Please make sure we have your correct address!

Submission Instructions


Step 1: Ensure Your Membership is up to Date

  • You will be able to purchase/renew your membership through the registration form
  • If you are facing financial barriers to becoming an A/P member, please reach out to us

Step 2: Complete the registration form (link below)

  • You must submit this form to confirm your involvement no later than June 30, 2024.

Step 3: Complete the Artwork Information form (this will be emailed to you after you register)

  • Let us know what you will be selling by completing the artwork information from no later than July 13, 2024
  • For each of the (up to 5) artworks that you will be selling, you will need to provide: 
    • Title, medium, and substrate
    • Total artwork dimensions (full artwork size, not image size)
    • An image of your work in .jpg format that is 72 dpi, and no no larger than 1024 pixels on its longest side
    • Retail price of the work
    • The number of multiples that you will be submitting of this piece
  • This form MUST be completed BEFORE A/P receives your work. 

Step 4: Submit your market-ready physical artwork to A/P no later than July 20. 

  • Your packaged artwork must be received by A/P no later than July 20 2024.

Hand-delivered artwork must:

    • Be brought directly to the A/P facility during A/P open hours.
    • A/P is located at:

4025 4th Street SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2W4

All hand-delivered artwork that were not sold during the exhibition must be picked up from A/P during open hours starting on October 16, 2024 and no later than November 16, 2024. 

If no other arrangements are made with A/P staff, artworks that are not picked up on or before November 16, 2024 will be considered abandoned and will no longer be retained. 

Mailed artworks must:

    • Be post-marked no later than July 13, 2024.
    • Include return postage.
    • Be addressed to:

PO Box, Station D, Calgary, AB T2P 2E7

Mailed submissions that are not sold during the exhibition will be returned in November, 2024. 

Mailed artwork that does not include return postage will not be returned. 

A/P is not responsible for prints that are damaged or lost in transport.