Exhibitions | 16-06-2023

Wales Contemporary exhibition call for entries

The Waterfront Gallery in Milford Haven, Wales, plays host to the fourth Wales Contemporary exhibition in 2023. It has launched a call for entries from artists working in 2D or 3D in any subject matter and in media including glass.

Artists based in the UK and internationally are invited to enter to compete for prizes totalling £12,000, including a top prize of £3,000.

Shortlisted works will be shown at the Waterfront Gallery from October to December 2023.

The prize fund totals £12,000, including the Open Prize, worth £3,000, as well as:

Two dimensional prizes:

  • 1st Prize: £2,000
  • 2nd Prize: £1,000
  • 3rd Prize: £750
  • 4th Prize: £500

Three dimensional prizes:

  • 1st Prize: £2,000
  • 2nd Prize: £1,000
  • 3rd Prize: £500

Public’s choice prizes:

  • 1st Prize: £1,000
  • 2nd Prize: £250

The shortlist and award winners will be chosen by a selection panel comprising designer Mehdi Moazzen, artist Janette Kerr and Ashley Hall, professor of Design Innovation at the Royal College of Art in London and visiting professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing.

All artists aged 18 and over are invited to submit 2D or 3D artworks in any medium excluding photography, digital prints or film. The 2D works may be up to 70cm in any dimension. For 3-dimensional work the maximum size is 50cm in any dimension. There is no minimum size limit. The submission fee is £15 for one work, £25 for two and £30 for three.

The submission deadline is 21 August 2023 at 5pm. Apply via: https://new.artopps.co.uk/opportunities/WalesContemporary

The Wales Contemporary exhibition takes place at the Waterfront Gallery, The Old Sail Loft, Discovery Quay, The Docks, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire SA73 3AF, Wales, from Saturday 21 October to Wednesday 20 December 2023, with a Private View on Friday 20 October 2023 at 2.30pm.

Image: The Waterfront Gallery.

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