We Are Making a New World

Deadline: 16/09/2018  |  Published: 11/08/2018  |  City: Torquay  |  Region: Devon  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Artizan Gallery

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2018 marks one hundred years since the 1918 World War One armistice. Conflict and challenge, including inequality, continues on all fronts up to the present day. Artists and poets are asked to submit work on this theme.

‘We are Making a New World’ An Exhibition in October 2018 at Artizan Gallery

Curated and Produced with Becky Nuttall

2018 marks one hundred years since the 1918 World War One armistice. Conflict and challenge, including inequality, continues on all fronts up to the present day. Artists and poets are asked to submit work on this theme.


Submissions

Selection and Deadlines

Works will be selected by the Artizan Gallery Team, Becky Nuttall and Robert Garnham. Selected works will be exhibited at Artizan Gallery and the selected poets chosen for display at the gallery will have the opportunity to perform their work at the artist preview.

All shortlisted entries, regardless of final selection, will be displayed digitally in the exhibition space and online as part of the exhibition archive. A selection of poems will also be displayed at Torquay Library.

The deadline for submissions is September 16thand successful applicants will be notified by September 23rd.


Sales, Commissions and Fees

All works exhibited for sale are subject to a 30% commission fee. A small anthology of written works will be produced and available to purchase for a small contribution. Submission fees are below and must be paid before the final deadline of September 16th for your submission to be considered.

Artist 2D/3D Work (for sale): £10.00 for the first work, £5.00 for additional works up to a maximum of 5 works.

Artist 2D/3D Work (not for sale): £10.00 for the first work, £5.00 for additional works up to a maximum of 5 works. If your work is selected there is an additional £5.00 fee per work if they are to be displayed NFS.

Poet: £3.00 per work, up to 2 works.


Additional Requirements

A complete submission consists of a fully completed booking form and the appropriate fee, as well as a signed copy of the terms and conditions.


Artwork Submissions

2D works must be no greater than 60x60cm

3D works may be floor standing up to 100cm high or surface display up to 60cm high with a maximum footprint of 60x60cm


Poetry Submissions

All poetry submissions must be provided in the following format:

  • Typed in an editable word document
  • All submissions should be submitted in one word document but should be on separate pages
  • Font: Either Calibri (body) or Times New Roman, size 11
  • Titles: Bold and underlined
  • Line spacing: 0pt within stanzas, 8pt between stanzas
  • Margins: No less than 2.5cm
  • Individual works must be no longer than 40 lines

We regret that we cannot accept paper submissions to this call.


Call Details

Dates: The exhibition will run from October 5th – October 27th with a paid preview on October 4th 18:30-20:30 and a further Artist Preview on October 5th 18:00-20:00. Exhibition set-up will take place during October 1st and the final deadline to receive work is 10am on this date; works not received by this time will not be displayed and fees cannot be refunded.

Exhibition takedown will be after 5PM October 27th and all works must be collected by October 31st 5pm at the latest unless alternative arrangements are made; please note we will officially be closed between these two dates so you must pre-arrange your collection time with the gallery. The final deadline for applications is September 16th. Applications will be confirmed between the dates of September 16th and September 23rd.


Payments: Fees can be paid by cheque made out to Artizan, by cash in person at Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius Street, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5UW,or by BACS:

Bank: Lloyds
Account: Artizan
Account Number: 38546760
Sort Code: 772918

Organiser Details

The exhibition is organised and curated by Artizan Gallery and Becky Nuttall.


Exhibition Venue

Artizan Gallery
7 Lucius Street
Torquay
TQ2 5UW

 

Contact the curator
Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Visual Artists and Writers
When is the deadline?
16th September at Midnight
How many works can I submit?
Up to a maximum of 5 works.
When is the delivery date?
Friday 18th September - Monday 1st October no later than 10am
When do I need to collect my work?
After 5pm October 17th - October 31st 5pm. Work not collected by this deadline will be subject to a £5 a day storage fee unless otherwise agreed. Work cannot be removed prior to these dates.
How much does it cost?
Submissions start from £3 per work for written works and from £10 per work for artworks.
Are there payments to artists?
This is a commercial exhibition.
Is there a private view / opening?
There will be a paid cocktails preview on October 4th 18:30-20:30 and a further Artist Preview on October 5th 18:00-20:00
What are the exhibition opening hours?
Our standard opening hours are Monday-Friday 12:00-18:00 and Saturday 09:00-17:00. Hours are subject to infrequent change.
What publicity will be provided as part of the opportunity?
For full examples of our publicity and promotional work please visit our website and social media.
Do I need to be present?
No.
How do you decide on proposals?
Works will be selected by the Artizan Gallery Team, Becky Nuttall and Robert Garnham. Selected works will be exhibited at Artizan Gallery and the selected poets chosen for display at the gallery will have the opportunity to perform their work at the artist preview.
What kind of proposals are you looking for?
2018 marks one hundred years since the 1918 World War One armistice. Conflict and challenge, including inequality, continues on all fronts up to the present day.

Artists and poets are asked to submit work on this theme.

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