the open west 2014


the open west 2014, UK

Deadline: 10 February 2014
Application fee: £32

Conditions of Entry 2014:

the open west is an annual open submission exhibition inviting work from national and international artists practising contemporary and conceptual art. Work submitted can include painting, installation, film and sound, textile, photography, ceramics, drawing and print, performance, sculpture, glass, metal and plastics. There are no geographical restrictions. Artists must be over 21. Work should be recent. Size limitations are according to available space.

Up to 40 artists will be included in the exhibition, each with the possibility of showing more than one work

selection  the 2014 exhibition will be selected by Lyn Cluer Coleman and Sarah Goodwin, plus two invited guests to be confirmed. Selection will be from a maximum of six works.

the open west 2014 offers an opportunity for artists to participate in an education programme; artists’ residencies; a workshop, and a day of artists in conversation. An artists’ catalogue is published each year

3 award winners will each receive £500

reproduction of images if selected for the exhibition, the artist agrees to the reproduction (at no fee) of their work in association with the exhibition (included in the publicity, press, website and publications of the open west, The Wilson and the University of Gloucestershire)

application fee £32.00 for first two images, any additional images £5 each (ie maximum 6 images per application). Fee payable by bank transfer, PayPal, cheque or postal order.

Visit the website for more information and to download the application form:

send completed application forms by 10 February 2014 (postmark deadline) to:

the open west

PO Box 344


Glos GL5 3WA

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