Hastings Museum & Art Gallery is seeking visual artists and makers to enter our second open call exhibition: Hastings Open 2022.
Hastings Open 2022 is for UK-based visual artists working in the following artistic mediums: painting, sculpture, drawing, print, photography, digital, audio, mixed media, and video. We recognise the richness of the local arts scene and the Open is a key part of our work to support, illuminate and celebrate the diversity of local artistic talent. It also aims to support the careers of contemporary artists and provide a source of inspiration to those viewing the exhibition.
To enter, upload images of your work to our online portal for a first round of judging by the selection panel. The entrants who are successful in this round will then be invited to bring their work to the museum for the second for the final exhibition selection.
Entry starts at £5 for one artwork, £10 for two to three pieces, and £20 for four to five. Artists can enter by following this link (https://www.hmag.org.uk/see-and-do/exhibitions/hastings-open-2022/) between now and Friday 24 June (11pm).
Hastings Open will run from 1 October 2022 to 29 January 2023. As part of the exhibition we are pleased to offer a prize which compromises a residency at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, a solo show at blackShed Gallery and £500.
We would also like to thank our panel of guest judges for agreeing to take part and support Hastings Open. The selection panel is:
• Angela Childs – Hastings Arts Forum
• Ellen Prebble and Patricia Finnegan –Project Art Works
• Euan Roberts – Big Yin Gallery
• Fiona Denning – SoCo Artists
• Kenton Lowe – blackShed Gallery
• Laetitia Yhap – acclaimed artist and painter
To find out more about the exhibition and full terms and conditions then go to our website or if you have any questions then please email Kasey.Ball-Scott@hastings.gov.uk If you could please share this with your networks and other interested parties that would be very much appreciated.
For more information visit Hastings Museum & Art Gallery