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2017 Call for Entries - Cambridge Open Art Exhibition

Visual artists, working in a variety of mediums are invited to exhibit in the extensive auditorium space at Swavesey Village College.

Exhibition dates:  

Preview & Prize-giving           Friday 17th November 2017 6.30 – 9pm

Public Exhibition                    Saturday 18th November 2017 10 – 5pm

                                                 Sunday 19th November 2017 10 – 4pm

You may enter artwork on-line from Monday 17th July                         

The exhibition is non-selective so enter early to avoid disappointment.

Only the first 270 artworks can be accepted.

The Close for Entries is Friday 15th September or earlier if fully subscribed.

All artwork must be delivered to Swavesey Village College on Thursday 16th November between 4.30pm and 7pm and at no other time. We have worked hard to make the booking-in system as smooth as possible so please be patient if you have to wait a short while.  All unsold work must be collected on Sunday 19th November between 4.15 – 5.30pm and not before.

The Cambridge Art Awards

The Top Twenty Artists -  Independent judges will select the ‘Top Twenty Artists’ who will be invited to exhibit at the Haddenham Galleries.

Best in Show Prize

3 Runner-up Prizes

‘Win a Picture’ draw for visitors


The artist entry fee is £35 and includes:

Submission of 3 ORIGINAL artworks to be hung or displayed eligible for the Cambridge Art Awards

Submission of 3 unframed artworks (folio pieces) suitable for browser display

1 image in the brochure

Free brochures to distribute

2 tickets for Preview & Prize-giving (includes wine and canapes).  Further tickets may be purchased at the door for £5

Commission free sales

For an additional £15 per day artists may book a table to sell cards, unframed prints and small gifts. Tables must be staffed at all times.

To enter the exhibition

Please read through the Conditions of Entry on our website: 
Submit your Entry Form on line and make payment
Submit artwork details 

Posted by CambridgeOpenArtExhibit on 17th July 2017.