OPEN CALL SUBMISSIONS
1st April - 1st August 2020
The 508 Gallery takes pride in giving opportunities to talented artists from around the world, our team is passionate about bringing creativity to Chelsea and supporting both established and emerging artists. We have launched our 3nd edition of our annual Open Call reaching out to ALL sculptors.
Sculpture is the discipline of fashioning a three-dimensional art piece in bronze, stone, wood, metal, plaster or other material. Our open call theme this year is Beyond the static. As sculpture known as "plastic art", for the shaping process or "plasticity" it involves but nor is it purely solid and static. It may reference empty space in an important way and can also be kinetic and capable of movement.
The theme can relate loosely or strictly, as long as the theme is justified. We are looking for creative, innovative and inspiring artworks that connect to landscapes in many styles and genres:
Figurative Abstract Animals Objects Relief Assemblage Modern Traditional
This year we will select 10 winners and host a group exhibition at our Gallery, so be prepared to submit your BEST works for a chance to display and sell your artwork in our hip and chic showroom in the heart of Chelsea.
What type of artwork can I submit?
We are accepting a wide range of mediums so feel free to be creative and open with any ideas!
Clay Bronze Marble Terracotta Porcelain Resin Wax Ceramics
Entries open: 1st April 2020
Entries Deadline: 1st August 2020
Judging: 4th – 15th August 2020
Exhibition dates: 20th – 31th October 2020
Artwork delivery dates: 13th – 16th October 2020
Artwork collection dates: 10th - 14th November 2020
£25 / 1 Submission
£32 / 2 Submissions
£40 / 3 Submissions
£45 / 4 Submissions
10 winners to exhibit in a two-week group show
1 lucky artist will be awarded a one-year representationby the 508 Gallery!Coming on board as a resident artist means you will be part of the 508 Family and will be added as an artist on our website along-side management of regular PR and Social media updates. Involvement in Exhibitions during the year (2-3 times per year) (special Guest to award winner)