Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Open Show - Call For Submissions

Open Show 2011 is Surface Gallery’s annual international open submissions exhibition, this year taking place from 12th – 30th July. Heading into its 9th successful year the exhibition aims to investigate diverse contemporary art practice, providing a platform for today’s emerging and established artists.

Submissions are welcome from artists working within any medium and there is the opportunity to submit up to 3 individual artworks to be considered for selection.

Open Show 2011 is selected and curated by the Surface Gallery curatorial team and one winning artist will be selected by a panel of established Nottingham based artists and curators. The prize for the 2011 Open Show winner is a free solo exhibition at Surface Gallery in 2012 in collaboration with Surface Gallery.

Submission Fee:

For each individual artwork submitted there is an entry fee of £8.50
(e.g. 1 artwork submitted = £8.50, 2 = £17.00, 3 = £25.50)
This fee is a non-refundable administration fee.
Submissions should be paid via the PayPal link on the Surface Gallery website.
Please contact Surface Gallery for alternative methods of payment if necessary.


3 June Deadline for Submissions
13 June Selected Artists Informed w/c 13th June
1 July Deadline for receiving Artwork
2 – 11 July Installation Period
12 – 30 July Exhibition
15 July Evening Reception
Open Show 2011 Winner announced
23 July Curatorial Tour and Talk

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