Submission Guidelines

The 2016 Cells I See Art Contest is closed.


Stem cells or biomaterial structures. As you see them.


A maximum of two entries per person will be allowed. A separate signed entry form must accompany each entry.


The deadline for the 2016 Cells I See contest is September 5, 2016.


1) Digital Files (images or artwork)

  • File names must reference both artist and title of artwork.
  • Files to be supplied as flattened TIFFs, PSD (Photoshop) or uncompressed JPG;
  • High resolution required: suggested file size is between 5MB and 20MB;
  • The image will be sized to fit within an 8″ x 10″ proportion;
  • Must be submitted on CD/DVD or uploaded via Google Drive or Dropbox (see instructions below).

2) Prints/Original Artwork – Only 2D artwork accepted

  • Unmounted, unmatted and unframed.
  • The longest dimension of the print must be a minimum of 10 inches (25cm) and a maximum of 15 inches (38cm).
  • Colour preferred, non-gloss or semi-gloss.
  • If the proper orientation of the print is not obvious, please place an arrow on the back to indicate the top of the print.


Your entries (maximum of 2 per person) must be sent to CCRM via digital upload, mail or courier before the end of day September 5, 2016. Each entry must be accompanied by a signed entry form in order to be accepted and included in the gallery and judging. For full contest rules, click here.

 Option 1) Digital Upload:

As files are too large for our email servers to handle, please upload your entries via Google Drive or Dropbox, and share with

Google Drive sharing instructions:

  1. Visit
  2. Log in or create a Google account
  3. Upload your artwork and signed entry form
  4. Select both the artwork and entry form, click the “More” drop-down list, and click “Share… “
  5. Add as an editor
  6. Click “Done”

Dropbox Sharing Instructions:

  1. Log in or create a Dropbox account at
  2. Upload your artwork and entry form to a new folder, right click the folder to bring up a menu. Click either “invite to folder” or “share this folder”
  3. Enter the email address
  4. Click share folder

Option 2) Mail or Courier

Please send your signed entry form along with your digital or original artwork to:

Cells I See Art Competition
MaRS Centre, West Tower

661 University Avenue,
Suite 1002 Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1M1 Canada