Postcards Exhibition - Open Call
Deadline: 18/12/2023 | Venue: Fronteer Gallery | City: Sheffield | Region: South Yorkshire | Country: United Kingdom | Fronteer Art
Fronteer Gallery are looking for postcard sized work to be our first group exhibition of 2024.
Fronteer Gallery is looking for unframed A6 postcard sized works (105 x 148.5 mm) for a postcard exhibition in January 2024. The exhibition has no theme so work can be about anything you like, and may use any medium except Audio or video. Artists from around the UK are invoted to submit work.
The exhibition will be held in our second space and will run from 10th January – 20th January 2024
Artists are invited to submit up to 3 pieces of work for the exhibition. You may provide a short description of no more than 150 words, but this will NOT be displayed alongside the work.
There will be a Private View event, date to be confirmed.
Please note, that the gallery is upstairs and there is no disabled access.
Artists from all backgrounds are invited to submit up to THREE pieces of work each. It is free to apply with only successful artists paying a fee of £10 for each piece of work accepted.
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 is 18th December 2023.
Successful artists will be contacted by 19th December 2023.
Work for this exhibition must be dropped off at the gallery on the 20th or 21st December between 11 am - 4 pm. Otherwise, work must be sent by post only, as the gallery will be closed for Christmas before this exhibition opens. Artists will be given an alternative postal address, rather than post being sent to the gallery.
Work sent by post should reach us by 5th January 2024 at the latest.
If you have any issues with these dates please contact us before applying.
Successful artists should pay their fee by 5th January 2024.
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
Artists from across the UK are invited to submit up to three pieces of work each piece of work each. Work must be A6 postcard sized, strictly (105 x 148.5 mm). Work should be unframed and should be suitable to be hung using Command Strips.
If you wish to submit more than one piece of work, please complete a separate application form for each piece.
Work can be collected from the gallery between 31st January – 15th February.
Artists should send a stamped addressed envelope (using actual Royal Mail stamps, not postage labels) along with their work for it to be returned to them after the exhibition ends. If you do not send a stamped addressed envelope please be aware that we charge a fee which includes a £4 handling fee and 2nd Class signed for postage.
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
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