Karen Sherwood

Cupola Contemporary Art was established in 1991 and has grown to become on eof the largest most highly respected privately run contemporary art galleries in the North of England.  With a reputation for quality shows and innovation, the gallery regualrly hosts approximately 10 themed or solo shows per year alongside a collection of constantly evolving fine art and fine craft.  Artists are local, national and international across all media.  Painting, printmaking, photography, drawing, sculpture,  textiles, ceramics, glass, jewellery & artists books are all represented.

The gallery is comprised of four exhibition spaces across two floors, an award winning sculpture garden and a bespoke framing department.  There is around 2000 square feet of hanging space. The gallery supports new and emerging artists alongside the more established and regularly houses work from more than 300 artists at any one time.

Exhibitions usually last between 4 and six weeks and are housed within the Main Gallery (ground floor) and the Long Gallery (first floor).

Cupola Gallery does consider unsolicited submissions for general representation.

Current opportunities

  • NSFW

    Deadline: 15/07/2019  |  Published: 02/05/2019  |  Venue: Cupola Gallery  |  City: Sheffield  |  Region: South Yorkshire  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Karen Sherwood

    Not Safe For Work, has become a ubiquitous phrase online, but beyond simply porn and violence what is Not Safe For Work. Our work and personal lives are becoming ever more entangled, and with companies able to take a closer look at our private lives where does that line end. We are looking for artist who engage with this boundary who’s approach delivers a nuanced response.

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  • Beyond the Real

    Deadline: 16/07/2019  |  Published: 02/05/2019  |  Venue: Cupola Gallery  |  City: Sheffield  |  Region: South Yorkshire  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Karen Sherwood

    Beyond the Real is our attempt to peer behind the veil of reality to what resides beneath. We are looking for artists who explore different realities, altered states, surrealism and beyond. From psycho-geographical and the uncanny to transcendental reality, 'Beyond the real' is open to interpretation. We are looking for responses across all media.

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