The VCON Art Space is FREE to the public!
Invite yourself, your family, your friends, and even your non-friends, and check out all the geeky goodness!
VCON’s Artists Space includes art-related programming, artist and artisan vendor tables, and an art show gallery featuring the science fiction and fantasy themed work of talented local and international artists. This year the show will be located in an expansive ballroom space shared with the Exhibit Hall.
This year we will be holding demonstrations and workshops within the Artists Space! Please check back or check VCON’s schedule for a list of sessions.
Art Show Hours
Friday: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Artist Guest of Honour: Kasia Słupecka
As artists are confirmed additional information will be provided
Demonstrations, Workshops & Meet-ups
VCON Art Show is presenting art demonstration, workshops, and artist meet-ups for all ages, located right in the heart of the Art Show space! Specifics of this year’s sessions will be determined further on into the year, but you can check out the information below to look over the sessions and presenters from VCON 42 last year.
4-Panel Comic Contest
Audience: all ages
Want to win free stuff? Come by and pick up a Contest sheet during Art Show hours, or download and print a copy of the Contest sheet and draw something funny, something happy, or something thought-provoking! Hand in your entries at the Art Show at any time and they will be put on display there.
Contest closes and all entries must be received at the Art Show before 10:30 AM on Sunday, October 7.
Winners will be chosen and announced in the Art Show at 1:00 PM the same day.
Note that the contest is open to all ages, so please keep your content clean and awesome!
There will also be a workshop in the Art Show for you to work on your comic – please see below and refer to the VCON Main Schedule for the workshop time. Some materials will be provided.
For Art Lovers and Art Buyers
Come and discover local and international talent and discover that perfect piece of artwork for yourself or as a gift for someone else! Unique one-of-a-kind items and prints catering to a wide range of interest will be up for sale.
Direct purchasing (and flexible pickup time), plus silent auction bidding will be in effect!
Please note that a bag check-in will be in effect for large bags and bags without zippers/closures.
Contact artshow [at] vcon [dot] ca with any questions or to be added to the e-mail list for the latest updates.
|Display Panel †
|$20.00 – Regular (to Oct 10, 2019)|
|Display Table †
(6′ standard table)
|$25.00 – Regular (to Oct 10, 2019)|
|½-Display Table †
(½ of 6′ standard table)
|$12.50 – Regular (to Oct 10, 2019)|
|Artisan Vendor Table‡
(6′ standard table + 2 chairs)
|$100 – Regular (to Oct 6, 2019)|
|Print Shop †||FREE with payment for at least one display panel or display table.|
|Exhibitor Membership||$55 with payment for at least one display panel, display table, or an artisan’s table.|
|† A commission of 10% will be taken from all sales (from the panels, tables, and print shop).|
|‡ Includes one (1) $55 Exhibitor membership and one (1) Free Exhibitor Assistants Pass. We DO NOT take a commission on Artisan Table sales.|
If you have any questions, please contact us at artshow [at] vcon [dot] ca