Textile Fantasies - Open Call

Deadline: 18/10/2023

Venue: Open Gallery  |  City: Halifax  |  Region: West Yorkshire  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Open Gallery

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The Open Gallery is looking for artworks on the theme of 'Textile Fantasies' for an exhibition in December 2023. The 'Textile Fantasies' 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 People's favourite artist.

The Open Gallery is looking for artists to display 2D and 3D artworks in our Halifax gallery space. The gallery is open Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 4 pm. The exhibition will run from 8th - 29th December 2023.

Artists are invited to produce and submit original work on the theme of 'Textile Fantasies'.

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 the gallery.

Any two-dimensional and 3D artwork can be submitted through curatorspace.com on the theme of 'Autumn'.

To Apply:

  • Free to apply. If accepted there will be a participation fee of £35 per artist.  
  • Provide a short description of your work (250 words maximum) and how this is connected to the theme of 'Textile Fantasies. It will be published in the art catalogue.
  • Price (if you would like to sell it), please state NFS if your work is not for sale.
  • Size measurements, if work is framed, then the frame size is in cm.
  • Up to two artworks.

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

If accepted, your work will be exhibited in the Gallery space, on the Open Gallery's website, and on 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 of People's Choice. 

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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Any UK based artist.
When is the deadline?
18th October 2023 at 23:59.
How many works can I submit?
When is the delivery date?
21th - 28th October and 10th - 16th November 2023
When do I need to collect my work?
After the 29th December
How much does it cost?
Nothing to submit and £35 participation fee per artist, if your art is accepted.
Is there a private view / opening?
Yes. On 8th December at 5 pm - 7 pm.
What are the exhibition opening hours?
Tuesday - Saturday at 11 am - 4 pm, Closed on Sundays & Mondays.
Does the location have disabled access?
No, but you could call the gallery if you will require some help with coming up the stairs.
What happens if my proposal is chosen?
We will notify you by 21st October 2023.

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