Open West Midlands 08: call for submissions

Submissions from artists living in Birmingham and the West Midlands region (incorporating Staffordshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire) are invited to take part in the first ever Open West Midlands exhibition.

What is it?
Open is a biennial collaboration between Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and Wolverhampton Art Gallery, celebrating the vibrant talent of the art scene in the West Midlands and allowing regional artists the chance to show their work at these prestigious venues.

Works will be selected by an independent panel:
Richard Billingham, photographer
Dr Rachel Garfield, artist and curator
Alistair Robinson, programme director for Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art

Top prize - £1000
Work on Paper, £250 sponsored by Café Rickshaw; Painting, £250 sponsored by Spectrum Fine Arts; Time Based Media, £250 sponsored by TVS Media; 3D /sculpture, £250 sponsored by School of Art and Design at University of Wolverhampton; Photography, £250 sponsored by What's On Where Wolverhampton.

Entry fee
£10 - one work
£15 - two works
£20 - three works

Student entry is half price with valid id.

Click here to download the application form
Open West Midlands 08

What: Open West Midlands 08: call for submissions
Where: Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1DU
When: Sat 5 Jul - Fri 5 Sep 08
Further Details:
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T. 01902 552 055
Deadline: Wed 28 May 08
Who Can Apply: Artists living in Birmingham and the West Midlands region