Opportunity for Artists!
Calling all visual artists who live and work in the Tees Valley area.
Gilkes Street Artists have grants available to help artists transport artwork around the UK.
Awards can be accessed when an artist has their work selected for the following open exhibitions and art competitions (subject to available funds):
WW Solo Award, Exeter Contemporary Open, BP Portrait Award, Mostyn Open, Threadneedle Prize, National Open Art Competition, Aesthetica Art Prize, Wells Art Contemporary Open, Creekside Open, John Ruskin Prize, Emergency Aspex, John Moores Painting Prize.
The awards are given to cover artwork being transported via courier service or postage to these exhibitions. See Calendar below.
Conditions of Award
Artist to pay for their own submission/entry fee.
Proof that artwork has been selected for exhibition (forwarded email would be fine).
Maximum award of £300 per artist, per exhibition.
Proof of invoice for courier needed or proof of postage if using Royal Mail.
Artist to arrange for collection and delivery of artwork via courier.
Artist would be responsible for insuring their own work.
Artists who attain awards may be asked to agree to have an image of their work and a statement posted on GSA website for promotional purposes.
Artists must live and work within the Tees Valley area.
Contact Emma Bennett for more information via email@example.com
Calendar of Open Exhibitions, Awards and Prizes, Competitions for 2017
Call for Entries
26 January BP Portrait Award www.npg.org.uk National Portrait Gallery London
24 February Mostyn Open 20 www.mostyn.org Llandudno
28 February Creekside Open www.creeksideopen.org APT London
31 March WW Solo Award www.wilsonwilliamsgallery.com London
24 April John Ruskin Prize www.ruskinprize.co.uk Sheffield
May/June Emergency Aspex www.aspex.org.uk Aspex Portsmouth
June Exeter Contemporary Open www.exeterphoenix.org.uk Exeter
July Threadneedle Prize www.threadneedleprize.com Mall Galleries London
July National Open Art Competition www.thenationalopenartcompetition.com RCA London
31 August Aesthetica Art Prize www.aestheticamagazine.com York St Mary’s
September Wells Art Contemporary Open www.wellsartcontemporary.co.uk Wells
November John Moores Prize 2018 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk Walker Art Gallery Liverpool