The UK’s longest-running and most prestigious artist co-operative, The London Group, has announced the call for entries for its 82nd open exhibition.
The London Group Open 2015 offers a wonderful opportunity for emerging and established artists to raise their profile, win cash and material prizes, and exhibit their work to the public alongside the Group’s esteemed members.
In recognition of today’s increasingly diversified art scene, the Open welcomes innovative, challenging works in any medium, including painting, sculpture, drawing, print, photography, digital, audio, mixed media, installation, video and performance.
Successful entrants will see their work hung in one of two exhibitions, staged during October and November 2015 at The Cello Factory.
This year’s awards will include a three-person exhibition at The Cello Factory, and the Ingram Collection of Modern British & Contemporary Art purchase prize.
Included within the £5000 prize fund is the Chelsea Arts Club Trust Stan Smith Award for an artist under 35 (£1,500), a sculpture prize awarded by Jeff Lowe (£500), the GX Gallery Annual prize(£300), and the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers Prize for Drawing (£300).
Material prizes include the Winsor & Newton Materials Prize for Painting and Drawing (£500), and £300 worth of photographic services from Patrick Gorman.
This year, submissions for The Open should be made online, via the link on the website www.thelondongroup.com.
There is a £20 entry fee for one submission, £35 for two submissions or £45 for three submissions, to be paid online with the application. Artists can submit up to three works, which must have been produced since 2013.
ENTER ONLINE: www.thelondongroup.com
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Monday 24 August 2015
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Twitter hashtag is: #TheLGOpen2015 and the group’s Twitter handle is @TheLondonGroup1
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