The Call for Submissions for the 20th Anniversary Being Scene Exhibition  is now open!

Last year, Being Scene exhibited over 100 artworks by 60+ artists. The exhibition covered a wide range of conceptual and material approaches, giving voice to diverse life experiences. We invite you to submit completed artwork for the opportunity to exhibit virtually in a group show for the month of March 2021. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the exhibition will be presented online.

We invite artists to submit up to 2 works digitally to be considered for the exhibition. To submit, please fill out the online form by following the “SUBMIT” button.

Eligibility open to Workman Arts members and/or artists who have accessed CAMH services only.

Artists will be notified mid-January 2021.

20th Anniversary Retrospective

For the 20th Anniversary, we invite artists who have shown in previous Being Scene exhibitions to send any and all photos/videos of their exhibited artwork, memories, and experiences of Being Scene. There will be a virtual retrospective put together of the past 20 years of Being Scene.

For more info on how to submit these files, please reach out to Visual Arts Coordinator: Paulina Wiszowata at or 416-583-4339 ext. 6

Accessibility Assistance Available

For personal assistance to submit your work to Being Scene, please contact Workman Arts placement student Tope Akinyimide. Tope is available from Tuesday to Thursday weekly. She can talk you through the process and can arrange support with you to write or format your submission. You can reach Tope by email at

Stay tuned for information on “photographing your work for submission to Being Scene” working session where you can receive support, equipment and mentorship in how to photograph your work.

If you need any other accessibility assistance in submitting your work to Being Scene, please contact Justina Zatzman at or 416-583-4339 ext. 9.

Paulina Wiszowata
Visual Arts Coordinator
416-583-4339, ext. 6