Harrogate Art Weekender pop up exhibition

Deadline: 03/10/2021  |  Published: 25/09/2021  |  Venue: Kings Suite Conservatory, Harrogate Convention Centre  |  City: Harrogate  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Karen Southworth

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This pop up event is a showcase for Yorkshire artists in a repurposed venue in the centre of Harrogate. Volunteer run and not-for-profit, it’s an opportunity to show your work and network with artists.

A brand new free to attend mini festival of visual art, craft and design, this weekend pop-up event will include an Art Exhibition, Demonstrations & Workshops, Immersive Art Installations and a Town Art Trail. Funded through the Welcome Back Fund, we’re pleased to be supporting our creative community and trialling new town centre activity. 

Selected by a panel, artists are invited to submit to exhibit.

The cost is £115 or £95 if you offer a demonstration 

Friday evening preview event with pay bar

No commision taken on sales, bring your own machine for card payments.

Dedicated web page.

More info: www.sparksharrogate.org


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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Any Yorkshire based artists, makers and designers.
When is the deadline?
3 October 2021
When is the delivery date?
22 October 2021
When do I need to collect my work?
24 October 2021 , 4.00pm
How much does it cost?
£115 for two days exhibition plus Friday evening preview
£95 if you offer a demonstration
Are there payments to artists?
Is there a private view / opening?
Friday 22 October 5.00-7.00pm, pay bar
What are the exhibition opening hours?
23 October 11.30am - 6.30pm
24 October 11.30am - 4.00pm
Does the location have disabled access?
What publicity will be provided as part of the opportunity?
Website with dedicated web page for each artist
Town Art Trail map
Digital fliers
Digital PV invitation
Listing on Harrogate Convention Centre website
Social media and local press
Do I need to be present?
How do you decide on proposals?
Artists are selected for inclusion via a panel.
All genres will be considered.
Artists must provide details of their current and valid public liability insurance.
What happens if my proposal is chosen?
Artists will be informed by 5th and 6th October.
Artists are responsible for their own hang, display and takedown.
Artists are allocated a display space by the organisers.
You can bring your own plinths and print browsers but must nit exceed your allocated space.
What are the selection criteria?
Yorkshire based artists who demonstrate a high standard of technical accomplishment along with strong artistic concepts.

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