Mini Art - Open Call

Deadline: 19/10/2023

Venue: Open Gallery  |  City: Halifax  |  Region: West Yorkshire  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Open Gallery

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The Open Gallery is currently accepting entries for their Mini Art Exhibition, which will run from December 8 to December 29. The Open Gallery is looking for artists to display 2D and 3D artworks in our Halifax gallery space. The gallery is open Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 4pm.

If you are interested in submitting your artwork, here are the requirements for wiring and framing:

  • All entries must be ready to hang and wired properly with D rings. On very small works, a single D ring or sawtooth hanger is acceptable.
  • Unframed gallery-wrapped canvas and floater frames are accepted.
  • All entries must have clear labels securely attached to the back, including the following information: artist name, title of art, medium, and price.
  • Any two-dimensional and 3D artwork can be submitted through 

To Apply:

  • Free to apply. If accepted there will be a participation fee of £25 per artist.  
  • Provide a short description of your work (250 words maximum) and how this is connected to the Mini Art. It will be published in the art catalogue.
  • Price (if you would like to sell it), please state NFS if your work is not for sale.
  • Size measurements, if work is framed, then the frame size is in cm.
  • Up to three artworks.
  • The maximum size for each entry must not exceed 25 centimeters including the frame, and the longest side of the work must not exceed 25 centimeters.

If you would like to sell your artwork, please state the price, and there will be a commission charge of 20% of the sale price of each piece of art to cover the admin costs.

If accepted, your work will be exhibited in the Open Gallery's space, on the Gallery's website, and on social media channels and will be published in the art catalogue.

By taking part in the Exhibition you agree that your images can be used for any publicity material (social media and/or printed matter like flyers or posters, etc.).

Contact the curator
Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Any UK based artist.
When is the deadline?
19th October 2023 at 23:59.
How many works can I submit?
When is the delivery date?
21th - 28th October and 10th - 16th November 2023
When do I need to collect my work?
After the 29th December
How much does it cost?
Nothing to submit and £25 participation fee per artist, if your art is accepted.
Is there a private view / opening?
Yes. On 8th December at 5pm - 7pm.
What are the exhibition opening hours?
Tuesday - Saturday at 11am - 4pm, Closed on Sundays & Mondays.
Does the location have disabled access?
No, but you could call the gallery if you will require some help with coming up the stairs.
What happens if my proposal is chosen?
We will notify you by 21st October 2023.

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