Each year, the Cape Breton University Art Gallery invites artists of all ages and levels of experience to participate in a non-juried community exhibition to celebrate community creativity. We look forward to see returning esteemed artists’ work and welcome new talent.

Drawing from the concept of the late seventeenth-century Paris Salon, ProletariArt adopts the presentation style of exhibiting artwork floor-to-ceiling. While the original Paris Salon was largely conservative and exclusive to the members of the Art Academy, ProletariArt is open to everyone and celebrates amateur, folk, experimental, and avant-garde art in addition to more traditional art forms.