Squares - Open Call

Deadline: 21/07/2024

City: Sheffield  |  Region: South Yorkshire  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Fronteer Art

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Fronteer Gallery are looking for small, square artworks for their exhibition Squares.

Fronteer are holding an exhibition of square shaped artwork. We are looking for small works (20cm or less, including any frame) which must be square. There is no theme for the artwork, as long as the piece is square, or cube shaped. We welcome 3-d and sculptural work as long as it is 20cm or less.

Work can be any medium and can be framed or unframed, but all works must be able to hang using Command Strips (sticky strips which will be stuck on the back of your work).

Artists are invited to submit up to 3 pieces of work for the exhibition. Please complete a separate form for each submission. You may provide a short description of no more than 150 words, but this will not be displayed alongside the work.   

UK based artists from all backgrounds are invited to submit. It is free to apply with only successful artists paying a fee of £20 fee for each piece of work selected.

The exhibition will run from 21st August - 7th September 2024.

There will be a Private View event on 20th August 5.30 - 7pm.

Please note, the gallery is upstairs and there is no disabled access.

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 21st July 2024.

Successful artists will be contacted by 23rd July 2024.

Successful artists are welcome to send their work by post. Work should be posted directly to the gallery.

Work sent by post should reach us by 8th August 2024 at the latest.

Artists are also welcome to deliver work in person to the gallery during gallery opening hours by 8th August 2024. If you have any issues with these dates please contact us before applying.

Successful artists should pay their hanging fee by 8th August 2024.

Work can be offered for sale during the exhibition, and there is a commission charge of 10%.

Work can be collected from the gallery during gallery opening hours between 24th September - 10th October 2024.

If you would like your work returned to you by post, please send a stamped addressed envelope along with your work (actual Royal Mail stamps, not prepaid postage labels or any other delivery company). Please note, if you do not send a stamped addressed envelope we will charge a £4 handling fee on top of the price of return 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.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you and good luck!

The Fronteer Team

 

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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Any UK based artist.
When is the deadline?
21/7/24
How many works can I submit?
Up to 3
When is the delivery date?
8/8/24
How much does it cost?
It is free to submit with successful artists paying a £20 fee for each piece selected.
Is there a private view / opening?
20/8/24 5.30-7pm
Does the location have disabled access?
No.

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