Moral Fibre

Deadline: 08/07/2024

City: Edinburgh  |  Region: Midlothian  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Amy Oliver

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Moral Fibre will be The House of Smalls first show in its Edinburgh gallery space, and nineteenth in the dollhouse space. Artists are invited to submit textile-based artwork responding to the title theme for either or both spaces. This show will run through the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS CALL WAS PREVIOUSLY LISTED FOR THE CHIPPING CAMPDEN GALLERY EARLIER THIS YEAR. THE HOUSE OF SMALLS HAS NOW RELOCATED TO EDINBURGH. IF YOU SUBMITTED WORK TO THE ORIGINAL CALL, THERE IS NO NEED TO RESUBMIT THE SAME WORK AS SUBMISSIONS HAVE BEEN RETAINED.

'A good life is like a weaving. Energy is created in the tension. The struggle, the pull and tug are everything' ~ Joan Erikson

KEY DATES

  • EXHIBITION: 1 AUGUST - 24 AUGUST 2024
  • DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 8 JULY 2024
  • SELECTED WORK MUST BE DELIVERED, POSTED OR COURIERED TO THE GALLERY BY: THURSDAY 22 JULY 2024


ARTISTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF SELECTION BY EMAIL SHORTLY AFTER DEADLINE.

Artists may remain anonymous.

ARTWORK MEASUREMENTS & SUBMISSION INFO

MAIN SPACE:

Wall artwork must not exceed 1 metre on its top edge (INCLUDING mount/frame if applicable). Please note that all work must be ready to hang.

3D artwork must have a maximum footprint of 30cm x 30cm for plinths. There is limited space in the window and for floor standing work - please contact me if your work is very big.

DOLLHOUSE:

Wall artwork must not exceed 13cm x 13cm x 1cm (INCLUDING mount/frame if applicable).

3D artwork should have a maximum footprint of 8cm x 8cm x 15cm(H).

COSTS IF SELECTED (please note that this show runs for +3 weeks):

£45 per selected artwork for the main space

£20 per selected artwork for the window-based dollhouse

As well as having a physical presence, all artwork will be featured on The House of Smalls social media and website.

No commission is applied to sales under £150; and a 10% commission applied on individual sales of £150 and above.

As with show fees, any money raised through commission goes towards gallery rent, overheads and upkeep.

IF ARTISTS ARE UNABLE TO COLLECT UNSOLD WORK AT THE END OF THE SHOW, THIS WILL BE RETURNED BY POST.

For further information and details of previous shows, please visit The House of Smalls.

Thank you x

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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Everyone.
When is the deadline?
8 July 2024.
How many works can I submit?
As many as you wish. Please use one form per artwork.
When is the delivery date?
By 22 July 2024.
When do I need to collect my work?
Close of show on 24 August. If you are unable to collect your work, it will be returned by post.
How much does it cost?
£45 per selected work for the main space.
£20 per selected work for the dollhouse space.
Is there a private view / opening?
Yes - date TBC.
What are the exhibition opening hours?
Tues - Sat: Midday - 6 pm.
Sun: 1 pm - 6 pm.
Mon: Closed.
Do I need to be present?
No.

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