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, print and sculpture.

The exhibition is being held at two venues in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire from 17 February to 13 March 2010. The deadline for entries is Friday 23 October 2009.

A major award of 1,500 and two additional awards of 750 will be announced at the preview night. The panel of selectors for 2010 includes the curators Lyn Cluer Coleman and Sarah Goodwin, together with artists Terry Duffy and Clara Clark.

There are no geographical restrictions, but artists must be over 21. Size limitations are according to available gallery space. Artists could be invited to participate in an educational programme with schools and community groups. An artist residency will be offered at the Meantime project space in Cheltenham during the period of the exhibition.

For further information and to download an application form visit the open west website or send SAE to PO Box 344, Glos, GL5 3WA.
the open west


What: the open west - Call for Submissions
Where: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
When: 17 February 13 March 2010
Further Details:
-Visit the open west website
-Visit the Meantime website
Contact: Sarah Goodwin or Lyn Cluer Coleman 07594 354791, info@theopenwest.org.uk
Deadline: Fri 23 Oct 2009