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Call for entries for the Bankley Open Call 2018, Bankley Gallery and Studios

  • North West, Manchester
  • combined arts, film, interdisciplinary arts, photography, visual arts
  • Linda


The Bankley Open Call 2018 is once again inviting submissions from contemporary artists living within the UK, working in any 2D & 3D media, video, sound or performance.

The 1st prize winner will receive £500 and a solo show at Bankley whilst there will be a £100 prize for the runner-up and a visitor choice prize sponsored by Fred Aldous.

Selection & Judging Panel:
Magnus Quaife: Artist & Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, MMU
James Moss: Exhibitions Curator, The Portico Library, Manchester
Leanne Greene: Assistant Curator, Fine Art, The Whitworth, University of Manchester

Submission deadline: 31st August 2018 (midnight) 
Notification of selection: by 12th September 2017
Delivery of exhibiting art works: 28th - 30th September 2018
Exhibition Private View and Awards Ceremony: 12th October 2018, 6-9pm

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