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Call for submission: 16th Knowsley Open Art Exhibition

Deadline: Friday 16 September 2016.

Huyton Gallery
Huyton Gallery/Library, Civic Way, Huyton, Knowsley, L36 9GD
10 October 2016 – 7 January 2017

Knowsley Council presents the ’16th 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 in the gallery, celebrating the work of young and emerging artists of all ages under 18 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.

Completed entry forms must be received by Friday 16 September 2016

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.

Adult Disability Service Award
This is a staff selected prize for the best artwork from a service user.

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
Adult Disability Service Award – £50
All prizes awarded will be in the form of ‘Rennies Art Shop’ Vouchers.

Private View
Tuesday 11 October 2016, 4 – 6pm in Huyton Gallery

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

For further information on the exhibition or galleries, visit the website or contact Tina Ball 0151 443 5617 or email