Call for submissions: Oriel Davies Open

Deadline: 12 midnight Friday 9 October 2015

Oriel Davies is seeking submissions from artists exploring the practice and potential of painting today. We are encouraging a diverse interpretation of what painting is and might be. There is no geographical restriction and entry is open both to professional artists and to students (17+) currently training in visual art.

1st Prize £1000 + solo exhibition

Student Prize £500

The overall 1st prize winner will be offered a solo exhibition at Oriel Davies as well as receiving their cash prize.

People’s Choice Prize £250

Awarded to the most popular works, or collection of works, in Oriel Davies Open 2016 as voted by the viewing public during the exhibition period.

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DEADLINE: 12 midnight, Friday 9 October 2015. Nothing will be accepted after this date.

2016 Selectors:
Clare Woods, Artist
Nick Thornton, Head of Fine Art, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales
Dr Rebecca Daniels, Art Historical Researcher, Catalogue Raisonne of Francis Bacon
Alex Boyd Jones, Curator, Oriel Davies Gallery

The selectors are looking for the very best in approach towards painting in national and international contemporary practice.

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