Summer - Open Call

Deadline: 28/05/2022  |  City: Halifax  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Open Gallery

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The Open Gallery is looking for artworks on the theme of 'Summer' for an exhibition in June/July 2022. The 'Summer' art exhibition provides artists with a great opportunity to get greater exposure by exhibiting their work at the Open Gallery in front of a new audience. There will be a £50 prize for the winner from each category.

The Open Gallery is looking for artists to display 2D and 3D artworks in our new Gallery space in Halifax. The gallery is open Tuesday - Friday 11am - 4pm and Saturdays 11am - 5 pm. The exhibition will run for a three weeks from 25 June 2022.

Artists are invited to produce and submit original work on the theme 'Summer'. We will accept artwork from any individual artist who lives/works in the UK and will be able to deliver and pick up their artwork to/from gallery.

Any two-dimentional and 3D artwork can be submitted through, the work can be in any media: painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media etc. on the theme 'Summer'.

To Apply:

  • Free to apply. If accepted there will be a fee of £30 per artist.
  • Provide a short description  of your work (250 words maximum) and how is connected to the theme 'Summer'. It will be published in the art catalogue.
  • Price (if you would like to sell it), if your work is not for sale, please state NFS.
  • Size measurements, if work is framed then the size of the frame in centimetres.
  • Two images

The work can be offered for sale during exhibition, there will be a commission charge of 20% of the sale price of each piece of art, to cover the admin costs.

If you accepted, your work will be exhibited at the Open Gallery, on the Open Gallery's website, social media channels and will be published in the art catalogue.

By taking part in the Exhibition you agree that your images can be used for any publicity material (social media and/or printed matter like flyers or posters, etc).

There will be a £50 prize for the winner from each category.


Contact the curator
Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Any artist who lives in the UK.
When is the deadline?
28 May 2022 at 11:59pm
How many works can I submit?
When is the delivery date?
4th June - 18th June 2022.
When do I need to collect my work?
15th July - 29th July 2022.
How much does it cost?
Nothing to submit application and £30 if accepted.
Are there payments to artists?
There will be £50 payment for the winner from each category.
Is there a private view / opening?
Yes, private view day is on 25th June 2022.
What are the exhibition opening hours?
Tuesday - Friday 11am - 4pm and Saturdays 11am-5pm
What publicity will be provided as part of the opportunity?
Social media, Open Gallery's website, flyers.
Do I need to be present?
No, but it will be lovely to see you.
Where will my venue be listed?
On the Open Gallery's website, online advertising and social media channels and flyers.
How do you decide on proposals?
The submission will be evaluated by a panel of curators.
What happens if my proposal is chosen?
You will be contacted by email by 4th June 2022.

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