Open Call to be represented at Fronteer Independent Art Fair

Deadline: 07/08/2022  |  Published: 04/07/2022  |  Venue: CASC Gallery  |  City: Chester  |  Region: Cheshire  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Fronteer Art

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Fronteer are offering the opportunity to show a piece of work at Fronteer Independent Art Fair this August Bank Holiday Weekend by sending your work along with the Fronteer Team.

Fronteer are offering an opportunity to send a piece of work along to Fronteer Independent Art Fair in Chester. Your work will be taken to the art fair and hung by the Fronteer team, along with a piece of wall text with information about you and the piece of work on display.

Work can be anything you wish, and any medium as long is it is 2D and can be mounted on the wall.

The opportunity is open to UK based artists, and work should be no bigger than 40x50cm and needs to be unframed.

Artists are invited to submit 1 piece of work for exhibition. Please provide a short description of no more than 150 words about the work and no more than 150 words about yourself. This should be written in the third person and will displayed alongside the work. It is free to apply with only successful artists paying a fee of £40.

The exhibition will run from 26th – 29th August.

The submission deadline is 7th August 2022 and successful artists will be contacted by 9th August.

Successful artists should send their work by post. Please note that it can only be sent using Royal Mail, and your parcel must the fit dimensions for a Royal Mail medium parcel (61x46x46cm). Only Royal Mail delivery personnel have access to the building where the post will be sent to. We cannot accept work sent by courier, including Parcelforce. Please note that the postal address is not the same address as Fronteer Gallery.

Artists are also welcome to deliver work in person to the gallery during gallery on Friday 19th or Saturday 20th August ONLY. Any work which is too big to be sent as a Royal Mail medium parcel must be delivered in person.

If you have any issues with these dates or parcel sizes please contact us before applying.

Successful artists should pay their £40 fee by 18th August 2022.

Work can be offered for sale during the exhibition, and there is a commission charge of 10%. We will be allowing the buyer to take the artwork away with them on the day of purchase.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

How to Submit

Wall Mounted work

Artists are invited to submit one piece of work no bigger than 40x50cm. Work can be smaller and any dimension, as long as it is less than 40 x 50cm. All work should be ready to hang and will be hung using bulldog clips or magnets, which Fronteer will provide.

The size of the work is strictly restricted and any work which is bigger than the dimensions you give us in your application will not be able to take part in the art fair.

You may submit up to 3 images of your piece of work.

Work in this exhibition will be left unattended with no invigilation: The art fair will be staffed at all times when open to the public, although staff will be circulating around the event.

Work will be posted back to artists as soon as possible after the exhibition. You should provide us with the return postal address so that we can get work ready to send as fast as after it has been taken down. We aim to get work posted the same day it is taken down if possible. Work will be posted back 2nd Class signed for with Royal Mail. The cost of posting your work will be covered by Fronteer.

All work must be complete at the time of submission. Any work which varies from the original piece submitted, or the size stated in your submission 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!

Michael and Sharon (The Fronteer Team)

 

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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Any UK based artist.
When is the deadline?
7th August 2022.
How many works can I submit?
1 per artist.
When do I need to collect my work?
Your work will be posted back to you. Fronteer will cover the cost of postage.
How much does it cost?
It is free to submit with successful artists paying a £40 fee.
Does the location have disabled access?
Yes.
What happens if my proposal is chosen?
You will be contacted by 9th August.

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