Rising Stars 2016 : call for applications, New Ashgate Gallery

Deadline for submissions: Saturday 31 October 2015

Selected exhibition and professional development programme for recent fine arts and crafts graduates or MA & BA undergraduates

Criteria: Open to recent fine arts and crafts graduates or current BA & MA undergraduates from across the UK

Application: completed form submitted along with CV, artist statement, 5 high resolution images sent to risingstars.exhibition@gmail.com

Deadline for submissions: 31 October 2015

Selection: November 2015 by panel of representatives from New Ashgate Gallery, University of Creative Arts and Surrey Arts

Benefits: Selected artists will have access to a series of events.

The Rising Stars programme includes:

  • 4 March – 16 April exhibition with preview opening celebration at New Ashgate Gallery
  • 18 March: National symposium and workshop
  • 28 March: local symposium and workshop
  • 16 April: Action learning for Rising Stars participants
  • Each selected makers will feature in our printed catalogue and promoted through our PR and marketing campaign.

One Rising Stars exhibitor will be chosen as the Rising Stars 2016 winner and receive:

  • Bursary award worth £500.00
  • 1-1 Mentoring programme in April, August and December
  • A solo show at New Ashgate Gallery in 2017

For an application form, please email caroline.jackman@newashgate.org.uk