Magic - Open Call
Deadline: 28/05/2023 | Venue: Fronteer Gallery | City: Sheffield | Region: South Yorkshire | Country: United Kingdom | Fronteer Art
Fronteer Gallery is hosting an exhibition of small works on the theme of Magic. The exhibition will take place in June 2023.
Fronteer Gallery in Sheffield are looking for artworks to form an exhibition of Magic. This could be any form of magic, from showman magician, to religious, legendary or folkloric magic/Magik.
You are welcome to respond to the theme in any way you like.
Work can be wall mounted or sculptural. Wall mounted work can be any size or shape, but should be no bigger 30 x 30 cm. Sculptural work should fit on a 30x30cm plinth or smaller. We regret that we are unable to accept audio or video works.
Artists are invited to submit 1 piece of work for the exhibition. You may provide a short description of no more than 150 words which will be displayed alongside the work.
The exhibition will run from 21st June – 8th July 2023.
There will be a Private View event on Tuesday 20th June 6-7.30pm.
Please note, the gallery is upstairs and there is no disabled access.
Artists from all backgrounds are invited to submit ONE piece of work each. It is free to apply with only successful artists paying a fee of £25.
In return for your fee, you will get a private view evening with free drinks which you are welcome to bring friends and family along to, invigilation throughout, and promotion of the exhibition online through social media posts.
The submission deadline has been extended to 28th May 2023.
Successful artists are welcome to send their work by post. Work should be posted directly to the gallery.
Work sent by post should reach us by 10th June 2023 at the latest.
Artists are also welcome to deliver work in person to the gallery during gallery opening hours, between 27th May – 10th June. If you have any issues with these dates, please contact us before applying.
Successful artists should pay their £25 fee by 10th June 2023.
Work can be offered for sale during the exhibition, and there is a commission charge of 10%.
Please contact us if you have any questions.
How to Submit
Wall Mounted work
Artists are invited to submit one piece of work each. Work can be any size or shape but should be no bigger than 30 x 30 cm. Please give us the completed size of your work including any frames or mounts. All work should be ready to hang and can be framed or unframed, with suitable hanging attachments in place. You may submit up to 3 images of your piece of work.
Sculpture and 3-D
3-D and sculptural work that does not hang on the wall should be able to fit onto a 30 x 30 plinth. All work should arrive ready to display.
Work should be collected from the gallery between Wednesday 19th July – Friday 12th August during gallery opening hours.
If you would like your work returning to you by post, please be aware that we charge a fee which includes a £5 handling fee and 2nd Class signed for postage. Larger parcels can be returned through Parcelforce and will be sent Express 48. Couriers cannot collect your work from the gallery and we do not print postage labels. If work is small enough, you are welcome to include a stamped addressed envelope for return postage which will incur no further charge.
All work must be complete at the time of submission. Any work which varies from the original piece or size submitted may be rejected. If you wish to submit any form of print, it will be your responsibility to print it off and prepare it for exhibition before delivering it to us.
Thank you and good luck!
The Fronteer Team
Contact the curator
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 11-4
Wednesday - 11-4
Thursday - 11-4
Friday - Closed
Saturday - 2-5
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