Monday, 24 March 2014

Entries for Willow Gallery spring exhibition

Message from Tereska at the Willow Gallery, Oswestry.

Willow Gallery CIC 

CALL FOR ENTRIES – Spring Open Exhibition
The Willow Gallery is inviting artists to enter their Spring Open Exhibition celebrating local creativity. This exhibition is open to all subjects, themes and media and will run for five weeks from 21st of April to 24th of May.  A series of special workshops and events will also take place in the gallery throughout this exhibition.

Please find further information about submitting artwork for this exhibition below and contact the Willow Gallery for an entry pack
Best Wishes
The Willow Gallery Team.

Willow Gallery CIC Exhibition: Information for Exhibitors

Exhibition Title: Spring Open 2014
Dates: Monday 21st April 2014 – Saturday 24th May 2014   5 Weeks

Summary: An Open Exhibition to all Themes & Subjects.

Media: Open to all media: Paintings, sculpture, original prints, textiles, drawing, ceramics, photography, glass and metal work.
Installations considered, please contact the gallery.

Description: This exhibition will run for 5 weeks. Artists can submit single piece or a series of work, submission fees are according to the space used rather than number of works submitted.
The gallery will be responsible for hanging all artwork.
Exhibition Timetable:
Entry Form + Entry Fee + Signed Exhibitors Agreement, Hand in Deadline:
Monday 14th April 2014

Artwork Delivery: Saturday 19th April 2014 between 3 and 6pm.
(Alternative earlier delivery can be arranged by prior agreement)

Exhibition Dates: 21st April 2014 – 24th May 2014   5 Weeks

Collection of all unsold artwork: Monday 26th May 2014
Submission Types and Prices:
Type 1: Maximum total width of all works (inc. frames) ≤100cm - £12
Type 2: Maximum total width of all works (inc. frames) ≤200cm - £24
Type 3: Maximum total width of all works (inc. frames) ≤300cm - £36
Type 4:  Maximum total width of all works (inc. frames)≤400cm - £48
Type 5: Plinth for sculpture, ceramics and 3D work – 20x30cm - £12

Payments can be made by BACS transfer to The Willow Oswestry CIC
Sort Code: 60-16-04.    Account Number:  74155253
or alternatively you can pay in person at the gallery by cash or card.

The gallery takes 35% commission on all artwork sold. Please include this commission within the given selling price on the application form. The Willow Gallery is a community interest, not-for-profit, gallery therefore commission on sales and exhibition entry fees go to supporting the up-keep of the gallery.

Entry Form:
Title your postal application / email: Spring Open Exhibition 2014
Please send example (JPEG) images of work with the title or post images of your artwork.
A list of the works you wish to exhibit and the dimensions on the attached form.
Submission fee is required to be paid with the entry form.
Please indicate any special requests or esquires about hanging unusual work.

Preparation of work:
All framed/canvas work must be mirror plated in the middle of the frame and strung 1/3rd down the frame using D rings and picture cord.
All artwork including sculpture must be clearly labeled on the back. All framed/canvas works must have a luggage style label hanging down from the back of the artwork giving artwork details as described above. This label must be clearly visible when the work is on the wall. The top of the work should also be clearly marked. This is essential for accurate labelling and hanging of artwork.

Artist Statement – All work needs an artist statement included, this should be no larger than an A5 portrait page at font size 14, Garamond style. A statement could elaborate upon your working practices, media used, inspirations, or a literacy piece which accompanies your work and an image of you working, if you wish. 
Please send application and enquiries to:

The Willow Gallery CIC
56 Willow Street
SY11 1AE

Subject: Spring Open 2014
The Willow Gallery is a community interest, not-for-profit, gallery, therefore your support is much appreciated.

The Willow Gallery, 56 Willow Street, Oswestry, SY11 1AE.
Tel: 01691 657575.

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