Artists at early, mid, and later points in their career are invited to submit to Neilson Park Creative Centre’s (NPCC) IMPACT 2023, Annual Juried Exhibition.

IMPACT is NPCC’s most anticipated show that fosters creativity in the artistic community. IMPACT 2023 aims to bring together artists practicing in diverse media and approaches, both traditional and contemporary, while showcasing artwork of the highest standard.

It’s our 30th Anniversary! To celebrate we are offering larger award prizes this year!

IMPACT 2023 will be exhibited in all the galleries at Neilson Park Creative Centre.

The call for entry is now closed. Artists who have submitted their applications will be notified of acceptance or not on June 9.

Important Dates

Exhibition Dates:
July 11 to August 3, 2023

Exhibition Location:
All Galleries at Neilson Park Creative Centre

Due Date for Call for Entry:
Friday, May 19, 2023 – Extended to Monday, May 22, 2023 CLOSED

Artist Notification Emailed On:
Friday, June 9, 2023

Delivery to NPCC of Accepted Artworks:
Thursday, July 6, 9 am to 9:30 pm; Friday, July 7, 9 am to 9:30 pm; Sunday, July 9, 9 am to 4 pm

Exhibition Reception and Awards:
Thursday, July 20, 2023, from 7 pm to 9 pm in the Art Space Connect Gallery

Pick up of Accepted Artworks:
Fri., August 4 from 9 am to 4:30 pm; Sat., August 5, 9 am to 4:30 pm; Tues., August 8, 9 am to 9:30 pm

Featuring Larger Prizes!


First Place: $1000
Second Place: $750
Third Place: $500
One People’s Choice Award: $200
Two Honourable Mentions: $100 each


Kim-Lee Kho

Multidisciplinary Artist

Kim-Lee Kho is a Canadian multidisciplinary artist of Chinese-Indonesian and British descent, exploring personal experience as a gateway to broader human concerns. She’s participated nationally in exhibitions, residencies, and mentorships; and has won a number of awards.

Kho’s recent projects include: Burnt Offerings, also the title of her multidisciplinary solo show at The Red Head Gallery; and a photographic series My Father’s Things which was part of the View Find[H]er exhibition at the Art Gallery of Mississauga; both in 2022.

Her next solo exhibition Burnt Offerings will be at Station Gallery in Whitby, Ontario in October/November 2023.

Kho is a popular and experienced speaker, juror, and art educator, teaching art to adults in both digital and traditional media.

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Kim-Lee Kho

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