CAN Triennial 2022: You Are Here Applications Open

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CAN Triennial 2022: You Are Here Applications Open


We’re thrilled to announce that the application portal for CAN Triennial 2022: You Are Here is now open, through the deadline September 30, 2021.


After a year’s pause for the COVID 19 pandemic, preparation for CAN Triennial 2022 has resumed. The curatorial team has announced a title for the exhibition, as well as the opening of an artist application portal, through the website, The application portal opens June 1, 2021. Artists apply free of charge.

CAN Triennial 2022 is a city-wide art exhibition presented in more than a dozen venues, clustered in neighborhoods around Cleveland, highlighting the region’s busiest arts districts. CAN Triennial will take place in July and August 2022.

The theme of CAN Triennial 2022 is “You Are Here.”

Visual artists can apply June 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021.

Artists apply free of charge. Learn more about CAN Triennial 2022, the curators, and the artist application at

Visual artists who live or work in Cuyahoga or surrounding counties can apply: Geauga, Summit, Lake, Lorain, Medina, and Portage county in Ohio. Curators will select regional artists and choose art that has not been shown before. When applying, artists may submit previously shown artworks. However, only artworks not previously exhibited will be chosen for CAN Triennial

The application will ask for contact information, an artist resume, examples of work, and how your art relates to the theme “You Are Here.” Media include but not limited to: painting, printmaking, photography, performance art, sculpture, mixed media, etc.

Timeline: Artist application is open June 1 through September 30, 2021. Artists will be notified by December 31, 2021. Other opportunities and venue details will be announced in the coming months. Learn more at CANTRIENNIAL.ORG

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