An Invitation to Artists

Galleries and Artists are invited to collaborate with the Canadian Tulip Festival in several ways:


Tulip works of art in a variety of mediums will be exhibited for the duration of the festival (May 12 to May 22)in the Aberdeen Pavilion which is part of the Lansdowne Park Tulip Gallery – The Friendship, Floral and Art Tulip Experience.

  • Submitted artwork(s) must have a tulip theme.
  • Artwork(s) must be delivered by the artist/gallery to the Lansdowne Park Tulip Gallery at Aberdeen Pavilion on Thursday, May 11 and picked up on Tuesday, May 23.
  • Featured artworks may be sold on site – terms to be established and agreed by the artist and Canadian Tulip Festival. The sold art piece will/must then be replaced by another piece of art for the duration of the Festival.
  • Participating artists and galleries will be showcased onsite and in our marketing campaign.
  • Art will be displayed along with the name of the artist and gallery logo.
  • Visibility includes website, social media, media releases and proactive media relations, onsite photographers and videographers and through our major media partners.
  • Each participant receives 22 complimentary daily admission passes and 2 complimentary tickets to the Grand Opening Vernissage – A Tribute to our Founders
  • Gallery associated to the artist will receive
    • 10 complimentary day admission tickets
    • 1 complimentary ticket to the Grand Opening Night Vernissage (May 12)


Artists are invited to facilitate an onsite paid workshop (terms to be established and agreed by the artist and Canadian Tulip Festival)


Interact with visitors while working in and around the tulip beds at Commissioner’s Park, Dow’s Lake .


Paint one of 65 5ft fibreglass tulips that will lead the way through Lansdowne Park from Bank Street and adorn the Aberdeen Pavilion entrance and Great Lawn

Confirmed artists to date:

  1. Alison Fowler
  2. Amber Pollett
  3. Anne Armitage
  4. Anne Cowan
  5. Anne Drouin
  6. Bex
  7. Carmen Renaud
  8. Carrie A. Keller
  9. Claire Paulin
  10. Glenda Yates Krusberg
  11. Glenda Yates Krusberg
  12. Jane Magee
  13. Janice Street
  14. Jill Alexander
  15. Joanne Coughlin
  16. Joanne Savoie
  17. Johanna Jansen
  18. Josie Braden
  19. Katherine Jeans
  20. Kathryn Bossy
  21. Laura Daub
  22. Laura Kostynuk
  23. Maggie Fietz
  24. Marie-lyne Bourassa
  25. Pauline Lecours Clancy
  26. Praveena Koonar
  27. Rashmi Rekha
  28. Ruth Dick
  29. Sarah Hand
  30. Susan Clement-Beveridge
  31. Susan Mandla
  32. Whitney Zelmer
  33. Zeynep Ergincan

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