Calling all local artists: Your chance to get your artwork exhibited

21 Dec 2017

Budding artists from across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Wiltshire and Dorset are being invited to submit artwork for the Four Seasons exhibition, which is being held at Southampton City Art Gallery from 3 February – 21 April 2018.

Submissions will fall into two categories, Young Persons (11-17 years) and Adults (18 years and over). The overall 1st prize winner of the adult category will receive the opportunity to show their work in a future solo exhibition in Southampton City Art Gallery’s Foyer.

A special prize for drawing will also be awarded by ‘The First’ Gallery in honour of the artist Eric Meadus (1931-70). Further prizes to be announced.

Artists can submit up to 4 works, at a cost of £10 per work for the first two submissions and £5 per work for a third or fourth submission. Judges will consider both 2-D and 3-D work in any medium on the theme of the four seasons.  Size restrictions apply and only cash and credit/debit card payment will be accepted.

Councillor Satvir Kaur, Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure said, “Southampton City Art Gallery is well known for showcasing inspiring works of art from around the world. Our Open Exhibition is a great way to do this alongside celebrating local talent. The standard of submissions is truly amazing and a real accolade to the great talent we have in our city and wider region. I would encourage as many as possible to submit applications, as this is a brilliant opportunity for local artists to showcase their work in one of the most respected galleries in the UK.”

Artwork must be delivered to Southampton City Art Gallery between 18-20 January during the following times:

  • Thursday 18 January, 10am – 1pm
  • Friday 19 January, 12am – 3pm
  • Saturday 20 January, 11am – 4pm

More information and an application form can be found at:

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