Southwest Showcase Open Call


Southwest Showcase Open Call

Plymouth College of Art is seeking applications for exhibition proposals from contemporary visual artists based in the South West Region. Two artists will be selected for short solo exhibitions in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art between January – March 2015. Artists will be awarded £2000 to produce their exhibition, with additional support from PCA, including marketing/press, equipment, an exhibition launch and production of key interpretation materials.

The South West Showcase is a recurring open call platform showcasing artists from across the South West region. The showcase aims to uncover and celebrate the talent of contemporary artists working and living in the South West and to present a long-term commitment from Plymouth College of Art to profiling and supporting the practices of artists in this region.

Selection Panel

Matt Burrows (Curator, Exeter Phoenix)
Teresa Gleadowe (Independent curator and convenor of The Falmouth Convention, The Cornwall Workshop, and The Penzance Convention)
Tim Bolton (Deputy Principal, Plymouth College of Art).
Hannah Jones (Exhibitions Officer, Plymouth College of Art)

The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

​The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art is a public exhibition space located in the heart of the city centre and at the front of the College. The Gallery runs a high quality annual programme of exhibitions and events, showcasing work by the most exciting contemporary, emerging and established artists working in a range of different discipline areas. The Gallery programme aims to enrich, enhance and support the teaching and learning of the College, whilst also engaging with a wider public audience.

Midnight, Sunday 18th May 2014 – DEADLINE for applications
We are only able to accept proposals submitted via our website. Please note, as we are a small team we will be unable to offer individual feedback to those who are not selected, please bear this in mind when deciding whether to submit your application. If you have any problems submitting your application, please contact

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