Call for Entry: 15th Knowsley Open Art Exhibition

Deadline: Completed entry forms must be received by Friday 14 August 2015

Huyton Gallery/Library, Civic Way, Huyton, Knowsley, L36 9GD
21 September 2015 – 9 January 2016

Knowsley Council presents the ‘15th Knowsley Open Art Exhibition‘ which showcases over 200 pieces of 2D visual art created by people over 18 years who live, work, volunteer or study in the borough of Knowsley.
The ‘Young Artists Open’ exhibition is also on display, to celebrate the work of young and emerging artists of all ages up to 17 years.

Pick up an entry form in Huyton Gallery, Kirkby Gallery, Prescot Museum, Knowsley Leisure & Culture Park or one of your local libraries.
You can also apply online via the website, or complete the attached form which also has all the details and conditions of entry.
http://www.knowsley.gov.uk/things-to-do/museums-and-galleries/exhibitions/open-art-exhibition-entry-form.aspx

Visitor Choice prizes
Three prizes will be awarded at the end of the exhibition to each of the Open Exhibitions (the ‘Main Open’ and ‘Young Artists Open’), for the most popular artworks on display, as voted for by the visiting public.
Please come along to the exhibition and vote for your favourite piece of work, its also a great opportunity to buy affordable works by local artists.
One vote for each exhibition, per person.

Reg Robinson Prize
The ‘Reg Robinson Prize’ is a special award in recognition of local artist Reg Robinson who passed away in 2013.
This prize will be awarded to a selected artwork which echoes the skills and creativity that was embodied in Reg’s artwork.
This award will be given out at the Private View.

Prizes are:
Knowsley Open – 1st prize: £150, 2nd prize: £75, 3rd prize: £40
Young Artists Open – 1st prize: £50, 2nd prize: £25, 3rd prize: £15
Reg Robinson prize – £50

All prizes awarded will be in the form of ‘Rennies Art Shop’ Vouchers.

Private View
Thursday 24 September 2015, 4 – 5.30pm in Huyton Gallery
For further information on the exhibition or galleries please see the attached flyer or contact Tina Ball 0151 443 5617 or email galleries@knowsley.gov.uk

Huyton Gallery opening times:
Monday & Friday 9am – 5pm, Tuesday to Thursday 9am – 6pm and Saturday 10am – 1pm.

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