N3XT is open to all Canadian visual artists.


Artists are invited to submit:

  • 2-dimensional traditional or digital paintings, drawings, mixed-media, photography, silk-screen & intaglio printmaking

  • 3-dimensional sculpture

  • Short film and video

  • Graphic novels/stories


There is no limit to the number of artworks you can enter. N3XT entry cost options:

  • $24.50 for each entry

  • $30.00 for each entry with display on N3XT online gallery

Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.

L.M. Montgomery

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All entries are via

Artists who are short-listed for the juried competition must ship the actual artwork to Toronto, Ontario for exhibition at the Arts & Letters Club and final prize judging. The N3XT exhibit will be held at the Arts & Letters Club from Thursday, November 19 to Friday, December 18, 2020. Artists are responsible for collecting their artwork from the Arts & Letters Club on Friday, December 19, 2020.

Please keep in mind that adhering to public health guidelines for COVID-19 may change some submission procedures. The N3XT Canada committee will update all participants of any future changes.

Click the instructions guidelines button for more details.​ 

Enter N3XT for awards up to $10K and $5K in cash prizes, Arts & Letters Club memberships, and more.


Thursday, September 24, 2020