the open west - call for submissions

the open west is an annual open competition and exhibition, inviting submissions from national and international artists practising contemporary and conceptual art, inclusive of painting, installation, film, photography and sculpture.

The exhibition, of up to 30 shortlisted artists, will be held in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire from Sat 21 Feb to Fri 27 Mar 2009.

The deadline for applications is Fri 31 Oct 2008. A first prize of 2,000 and two additional prizes of 500 will be awarded. There is a submissions fee of 20 for 6 works (maximum).

There will be an opportunity for some artists to participate in an educational programme with schools and community groups (fees will be paid). An artist's residency will also be available.

For further information and to download an application form please visit theopenwest.org.uk or send SAE to PO Box 344, Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK GL5 3WA
the open west


What: the open west - call for submissions
Where: PO Box 344, Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK GL5 3WA
When: Exhibition takes place Sat 21 Feb to Fri 27 Mar 2009
Further Details:
- Visit the open west website
Contact: Sarah Goodwin and Lyn Cluer Coleman Tel. 07594 354791, Email info@theopenwest.org.uk
Deadline: Fri 31 Oct 2008