FPS OPEN CALL 2015

FPSopen2015

FPS OPEN 2015

@ THE MENIER GALLERY – 30TH NOVEMBER – 12TH DECEMBER 2015
DEADLINE 6th NOVEMBER 2015

The annual Open Exhibition by the Free Painters and Sculptors (FPS) will be held for the third year at the stunning Menier Gallery in London Bridge. This exhibition will be open to all artists using any fine art mediums and feature the annual Roy Rasmussen Awards.

SUBMISION FEE £0|EXHIBITION FEE £50|COMMISION 30%

Hanging Fees:

2D works (per piece)
Up to 50cm in width – £40
Up to 100cm in width – £80
Above 100cm in width – £100

3D works
Per Plinth – £50
Floor standing – (per work) £50
Installations – Variable (Contact FPS)

Exhibition dates

30th November – 12th December – Open Daily 11am – 6pm

Private View  – 1st December 6-9pm

EXHIBITING REQUIREMENTS

EXHIBITION PROMOTION | Exhibiting artists are expected to promote the exhibition via their networks such as representing galleries and buyers. Artists are also encouraged to engage with the FPS online media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Flickr and share where appropriate. All links are available on http://www.freepaintersandsculptors.co.uk

FRAMING | All framed works must be of high quality and contemporary in style (no gold gilt frames etc unless significant) All works must be fitted with D-rings(not mirror plates) as no drilling is permitted in gallery.

STEWARDING THE EXHIBITION | The exhibition will need invigilation throughout the week and with circumstances allowing – all exhibiting artists will be expected to be available for at least one sitting. A roster and invigilation details will be supplied nearer the time.

SUBMITTED WORK | Only work that has been selected will be included in the show, although there will be provision for small unframed but mounted prints in plastic sleeves for the print racks.

ARTIST PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL | All artists are encouraged to produce business cards and postcards. Artist’s catalogues can also be sold.

EXHIBITION INSURANCE | Although great care will be taken of the work and Liability insurance will be provided by FPS for the show, artists must provide their own personal liability and artwork insurance. *FPS cannot be held liable for any damage or theft of exhibited artworks.

EXHIBITION HANGING | The FPS Exhibitions Team will hang the show. Once the hanging is agreed, the exhibition as a whole is the responsibility of the gallery curators until the work is due to come down. Any changes or alterations for the duration of the exhibition are the responsibility of the curator(s).

COLLECTION AND DELIVERY OF WORK | Exhibiting artists must ensure prompt collection and delivery within the timings specified – uncollected work will be left with the gallery to dispose of.

SALES OF WORK | All sold work must remain in the exhibition until the collection day unless a prior arrangement has been made. FPS sales commission is 30%

Please email exhibitions manager Gabriel Parfitt if you have any questions at: fps_submissions@rocketmail.com

The Menier Gallery | 51 Southwark Street | London SE1 1RU  | United Kingdom

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