Artists’ Submission for Sheffield Showcase Festival

Open Up Sheffield Exhibition at DINA and Dyson Place 3rd 4th & 5th September 2021

This application form is only for artists who participated in Open Up Sheffield 2021

IMPORTANT! PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU READ THE SUBMISSION NOTES (BELOW) CAREFULLY, BEFORE SENDING.

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SUBMISSION NOTES FOR EXHIBITING ARTISTS
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!

Submission details

Complete the online form and upload it.

The last day for submissions is 6.8.2021.

Artwork is selected on a first come basis, first served basis.

Hanging Fee

There will be a £10 hanging fee as Open Up Sheffield is paying for both venues during the event, and the fees which will pay towards these costs. Please pay the hanging fee online, once you have submitted your form, to the following account details:

Cooperative Bank
Account: Open Up Sheffield
Sort code: 08-92-99
Account number: 65149443

Artwork Specifications

  • Maximum size of 2D work is 60 x 90cm.
  • You can submit a piece of work in any medium including prints.
  • Frames used must be well-made and finished. Unframed canvases must be tidily finished around the edges. Hung works should have a hanging cord, attached with D-Rings, that cannot be seen when the picture is hung.
  • You must label your piece on the back (name of artist, title, price if for sale).

Important note:

2D work will only be exhibited at DINA due to space and availability, and this venue is suited to larger pieces of work. 2D & 3D submissions are accepted at Dyson Place.

Insurance

You are responsible for arranging your own insurance for your artwork. You must have Public Liability Insurance and Exhibition Insurance as Open Up Sheffield nor the venue (where your piece will be exhibited) are liable for any injury to the public or theft. This is the case for other exhibitions, including the Great Sheffield Art Show. Your household insurance may cover for theft so it is worth checking.

Below is an insurance provider below that covers both types of insurance:

saa.co.uk/info/enthusiast-membership offers exhibition insurance and public liability insurance

Pre-Show & Post-Show

If your application is successful, you will be emailed with the exhibition venue and timings. (If unsuccessful, your hanging fee will be returned). Please bring a copy of your submission form when delivering and proof of insurance. Your artwork will not be accepted otherwise. Upon collection, please bring a copy of your submission form. Open Up Sheffield will not be responsible for uncollected artwork and there is nowhere to store it.

Exhibition venues

DINA:

For DINA, deliver your work on Wednesday 1st September 2021 to 12 Fitzalan Square, Sheffield S1 2AZ and hand over to a member of the Open Up Sheffield Events Team (timings to be confirmed). Please collect your work on Monday 6th September 2021 from the Open Up Sheffield Events Team (timings to be confirmed).

DYSON PLACE:

For Unit 6 Dyson Place, deliver your work on Thursday 2nd September 2021 to Unit 6 Dyson Place, Sheffield S11 8XX and hand over to a member of the Open Up Sheffield Events Team (timings to be confirmed). Please collect your work on Monday 6th September 2021 from the Open Up Sheffield Events Team (timings to be confirmed).

Sales

If your artwork is for sale, any potential buyer will contact Open Up Sheffield with the details of the piece and Open Up Sheffield will put you in touch with the buyer.