eighthwonder 2016


Call for entries to 44AD’s Open Summer exhibition

44AD is delighted to be collaborating with artist Doug Clark and curator Laura Keenan throughout eighthwonder 2016.
The theme for this years exhibition is Where is your humanity?

Closing date: Sun 24th July 2016

Artwork submission criteria:

All 2D artwork submissions are to be A2 format (42 cms x 59.4 cms). Painting, photography, printing… all mediums are accepted.

If the artwork is framed, the size of the frame must be the A2 size requirement, (therefore the artwork itself can be smaller). All artwork accepted must be ready to hang on submission.

All 3D work submissions are to work around the volume of A2 x A2 x A2.

Video and sound installations are accepted.

The entry limit for eighth wonder 2016 is four works per individual.

Please note that there is no fee to submit entries, but there will be a gallery fee for each artwork accepted into the show.

1 x artwork = £10.  2 x artworks = £15.  3 x artworks = £20.  4 x artworks = £25.

This is to be payable by cash or cheque to 44AD when accepted work is brought to the gallery for hand in.

Please email a digital image of your entry to 44ADshow@gmail.com.

It is important that you include your full name and medium of the work/s with your email.

The theme for eighth wonder 2016 is:  Where is your humanity?

Work can be made available for sale, with 20% sales commission going towards 44AD artspace.

There will be a gallery supervision rota drawn up and it would be helpful if exhibiting artists could volunteer a 3 hour shift during the exhibition (Wifi is available in the gallery).

Some dates to remember…

•   Deadline for all submissions is Sun 24th July 2016.

•   Accepted exhibitors will be contacted by Tues 26th July 2016.

•   Accepted artwork is to be brought to 44AD artspace on Sun 31st July 2016 (3pm-4pm).

•   eighthwonder 2015 Private View will be held on Sat 8th Aug 2016 (6pm – 8pm).

•   Expect music, entertainment and more!

•   eighthwonder 2016 will continue until Sun 14th Aug 2016, and your work will be available to pick up on this day at 4pm.

eighthwonder 2016 art prize

Following previous year’s successes, 44AD artspace will again be awarding the eighthwonder art prize, which is voted for by the visiting public.

Prizes will include a one week solo show at 44AD artspace and Freedom of the City (in art-form)!!

‘For emerging artists an experience like this is to be cherished. The eighthwonder prize provided me with the support and opportunity to successfully show and sell my work, in a unique space, to a larger audience – at a time when this option simply wasn’t available for me.’
Daniel Rushforth eighthwonder 2013

‘My submission was lucky enough to be voted the public’s favourite in 2014 so winning me ‘the artistic freedom of the city’ and a solo exhibition in the Basement Gallery. This gave me an opportunity to show a wider range of my work and helped gain me commissions.’
Jeni Wood eighthwonder 2014

Katie O’Brien:
44AD Project Director
4 Abbey St. Bath. BA1 1NN
07753 378 325

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