Call for Entries, Cambridge Open Art Exhibition 2018

  • East
  • visual arts
  • Phoebe Monk


Visual artists, working in a variety of mediums are invited to exhibit in the extensive auditorium space at Swavesey Village College,  CB24 4RS.

Exhibition dates (Please note earlier date than past years):

Friday 12th October 6.30 – 9pm (Preview and Prize giving) Saturday 13th October 10 – 5pm
Sunday 14th October 10 – 4pm

You may enter artwork on-line from Tuesday 12th June.  The exhibition is non-selective.
Only the first 270 framed artworks entered can be accepted. The Closing date for Entries is Friday 17th August or earlier if fully subscribed.

The artist entry fee is £40 and includes:

  • Submission of 3 ORIGINAL artworks to be hung or displayed, eligible for the Cambridge Art Awards

  • Submission of 2 unframed artworks (folio pieces) suitable for browser display

  • 1 image in the brochure

  • Free brochures to distribute

  • 2 tickets for Preview & Prize-giving (includes wine and canapes). Further tickets may be

    purchased at the door for £5

  • Commission free sales
  • Discount on table hire (£15 per day, £25 per day for non-exhibitors)

The Cambridge Art Awards

The Top Twenty Artists - Independent judges will select the ‘Top Twenty Artists’ who will go on toexhibit at The Top 20 Show, Storey’s Field Centre, Eddington Avenue, Cambridge from 30th November to 14th December 2018.

Best in Show Prize of £300 cash 

3 Runner-up Prizes of £100 HMC Framing vouchers each

‘Win a Picture’ draw for visitors, eligible for artwork up to value of £150

See our Conditions of Entry and full exhibition details on our website:

Promoting Art, artists and wellbeing through exhibition, education and participation.