Leitrim Sculpture Centre calls for submissions

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Leitrim Sculpture Centre has invited artists based in the north west to submit work for their Christmas Open Exhibition. The event takes place in the gallery on New Line, Manorhamilton and is due to be launched on Friday, December 5th with the show running until Thursday, January 22nd.

Leitrim Sculpture Centre has invited artists based in the north west to submit work for their Christmas Open Exhibition. The event takes place in the gallery on New Line, Manorhamilton and is due to be launched on Friday, December 5th with the show running until Thursday, January 22nd.

Works in any medium in the form of framed or unframed drawings, paintings, prints or sculpture may be submitted. Up to a maximum of three works per artist may be submitted with a submission fee of €10 per work.

All items must be for sale and not exceed 3ft square in size for two-dimensional work including frame. There is no size limit for 3D sculptural works. The deadline for email submissions is Sunday November 16th at 5pm.

Digital images of the work must first be emailed as jpegs to openart@leitrimsculpturecentre.ie or delivered as photographs. The centre have asked contributors to not deliver original work or send payment to the centre for this selection process. Brief artists statements and/or short descriptions of work are also welcomed. Include name, work title, material, size, date and price for each image exactly as follows in the body of the email. This will be cut and pasted for the gallery label.

Notification to artists of the selection will be on Thursday November 20th. Selected artists should deliver work to the centre on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th November 11am to 4pm. Late works will not be accepted. A submission fee of €10 per work will be charged, payable upon delivery of the work, while selected works must be collected between Monday 26th and Friday January 31st 2015 from 10am to 4pm.

Artists are asked to note that the centre keeps 25% commission from the sale price given by the artist.