The London Group, the UK’s longest-running and most prestigious artists’ co-operative, is delighted to announce the call for entries for its 84th open exhibition titled London Group Open 2019.
The London Group Open 2019 offers a wonderful opportunity for emerging and established artists to raise their profile, win cash prizes, and exhibit their work alongside the Group’s esteemed members.
In recognition of today’s increasingly diversified art scene, The London Group Open welcomes innovative, challenging works in any medium:
• Mixed media
• Up to 3 submissions can be made.
• Wall hung work should not exceed 150cm high x 150cm wide, including frame. Floor-standing or suspended three-dimensional work should have a footprint not exceeding 150cm x 150cm including plinths and supports. The gallery is a double height space with crossbeams at approximately 400cm high and a ceiling apex of approximately 590cm high.
• For 2D and 3D work each submission should be accompanied by a digital image of the work in JPEG, GIF, or PNG format at with maximum file size of 1MB. Please note that should your work be successful this is the image that will be used in the catalogue. Film, video, digital, sound and performance work must be uploaded to a hosting site such as Vimeo or YouTube and an html link provided. Video works requiring multiple monitors, or the playing of more than one DVD, are not admissible. Note: the selectors will only watch the first two minutes of a submission during the initial selection.
All artists selected for exhibition, including those working outside the UK, must arrange for delivery and collection of their work to and from The Cello Factory at the specified days and times. Please ensure that you can comply with this requirement before entering, as The London Group cannot assist with alternative arrangements.
Works made by more than one artist are eligible. The submitted works must have been made since 2017 by the submitting artist.
The 3 artists will be selected by a panel of artists from The London Group Selection Committee, comprising 17 current members.
The London Group Open 2019 will be staged in two parts during >Nov/Dec 2019 at The Cello Factory, 33-34 Cornwall Road, London, SE1 8TJ. This will be The London Group’s 84th Open exhibition. Both parts of the exhibition will include works by London Group members and works by non-members selected from open submission. Selected exhibitors will show a maximum of 1 work. Approximately 120 works will be shown in total with a minimum of 60 works by non-members – at least half of the exhibitors will be non-members. A full colour catalogue showing all works will be produced and distributed free of charge.
• £20 for one submission,
• £35 for two submissions,
• £45 for three submissions.
Submissions of work are invited from visual artists working in any medium including, painting, sculpture, drawing, print, photography, mixed media, installation, video, sound, digital and performance. Artists must be 18 years of age or over.
Prizes, which collectively total over 9,000 GBP, include an exhibition staged during November and December 2019 at The Cello Factory, London, UK.
No commission will be charged on any works sold during the 2019 exhibition in line with the Group’s commitment to giving artists a boost in a tough career, thereby nurturing and supporting the development of the art of the future.
For all further informations about the The London Group Open 2019 visit the following official website here.