Open Call for Redcar Summer Exhibition

Deadline: 21/05/2023

Venue: Redcar Contemporary Art Gallery  |  City: Redcar  |  Region: North Yorkshire  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Redcar Contemporary Art Gallery

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Open call for Redcar inaugural summer exhibition provides an opportunity for a wide range of contemporary artists to raise their voices about social and environmental issues and the implication of these for our lives.

We are excited to make an open call for the inaugural summer exhibition at the recently established Redcar Contemporary Art Gallery. The purpose of the exhibition is to provide a platform for emerging (any age) and established contemporary artists to show their work in a unique gallery space located a few steps from the impressive coastline of the northeast coast of England and the town centre of Redcar. A wide range of art forms are permissible including all forms of visual art, as well as performing art. 

The preview of the summer exhibition will be 30 June (Friday) 6-8pm and it will run till 26 August (Saturday). The online submission deadline is 21 May (Sunday) midnight. Application is free but handling fee £5 per accepted work will be charged . The accepted works should be either personally delivered on 16-17 June or sent to the gallery (see FAQ).

The collection dates are 27 Aug - 3 Sep, 2023 (by prior arrangement). 

The gallery commission is 30% (see FAQ).


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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Any age contemporary artist
When is the deadline?
Online submission deadline is 21 May (Sunday) midnight.
How many works can I submit?
Up to 5
When is the delivery date?
16-17 June 2023
When do I need to collect my work?
27 Aug - 3 Sep, 2023 (by prior arrangement)
How much does it cost?
Free application. £5 per accepted work. Prepayment plus a handling fee of £10 is required for any works to be returned by post or courier.
Is there a private view / opening?
Preview 30 June (Friday) 6-8pm
What are the exhibition opening hours?
Wednesday - Saturday 11am - 4pm
Does the location have disabled access?
Do I need to be present?
How do you decide on proposals?
Selection committee of professional artists and curators
What happens if my proposal is chosen?
The gallery will contact you by email within a two weeks after submission
What are the selection criteria?
Subject matter and quality of the work

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