The Emergence Gallery showcases the work of artists who are in the early stages of their career with a small exhibition history or who are under the age of 30. It gives artists the opportunity to showcase their work in a professional setting and gain exposure in the local arts community.

The space is located by the entrance of NPCC and it measures approximately 7 feet x 7 feet of wall hanging space. We welcome artwork of any medium to be displayed for the duration of three weeks.

NPCC provides the following support to promote the exhibiting artist:

  • Inclusion of artist information in our e-mail blasts
  • Inclusion of artist information on our website
  • Business cards may be displayed and distributed at the front desk

Exhibition Details

  • Exhibiting artists will be advised by email of acceptance and a date and time to drop off and pick up their artwork
  • Installation will be completed by NPCC staff
  • Wiring must be appropriate to the weight of 2-D artwork. Rings or screw eyes must be installed on both sides of the frame and a wire should be drawn across the back. Please see attached wiring instructions. Artwork that is not properly wired may be rejected.
  • Plinths with acrylic cases are available for the display of 3-D artwork.
  • Sales of artworks are handled by the NPCC front desk and the artist will be notified via E-mail when an artwork has sold.
  • Exhibiting artist will be issued payment for all sold work within 14 days of the end of the show, less the 15% commission to NPCC.
  • Purchasers of artwork are expected to pick up the work during the dismantle date and time.
  • NPCC is not responsible for the loss and damage of exhibiting artwork.

Expression of Interest

If you are interested in showcasing your work, please email the following support materials to

  • Artist phone number and email address
  • Artist website and social media – if available
  • Exhibition Title
  • Artist statement (200 words maximum)
  • Artist biography (200 words maximum)
  • Images of up 15 proposed works in a .jpg or .pdf format
  • Image list – please complete the attached MS-Excel file with title, medium, dimensions and price and if it is for sale