Wednesday, 03 April 2019 12:49

Open Call: Summer Open Exhibition 2019

Submissions are now Closed. The Courthouse Gallery & Studios is pleased to invite submissions to its inaugural Summer Open Exhibition (20th July – 14th September).

Professional artists may submit a maximum of three 2D, 3D and multimedia works for consideration. A submission fee of €5 per work is required.

Tanya Harris, 2018. Dog rose (detail), coloured pencil drawings, vibrational essence, dried dog rose, dog rose recording. Tanya Harris, 2018. Dog rose (detail), coloured pencil drawings, vibrational essence, dried dog rose, dog rose recording. Photo: Tom Flanagan.

The Summer Open Exhibition offers an opportunity to all artists to show their work in Co Clare's only publicly funded dedicated visual art gallery, located in vibrant Ennistymon in West Clare. The Gallery aims to support both established and emerging artists in all media. Work will be selected by a panel.

Key Dates

Artists will be informed of successful / unsuccessful submissions by 28th June 2019.  If you are invited to take part in Summer Open Exhibition please note:

  • Works must be delivered to the Gallery by 5th July 2019

  • Exhibition dates are: 20th July – 14th September 2019

  • Opening Night Friday 19th July 7.30pm

Submission deadline:  5pm 14th June 2019

Terms & Conditions

Delivery and Collection of Accepted Works

All transport to and from the building of art work is the responsibility of the artist and at their own risk/expense. The Courthouse Gallery & Studio’s insurance only covers art work IN the building and not work in transport.

There will be a deadline for collection of art work after the exhibition. The Courthouse Gallery & Studio is not responsible for art works that are not picked up after this collection date as we do not have adequate storage space.


All sales are subject to 25% commission. Sales monies will be disbursed following the close of the exhibition.   

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How to Submit

- Select the number of works you wish to submit

- You will be asked to provide your personal details and complete one description of work per submission

- Upload an image of the work as an image file, i.e. JPG or PNG Files.

- Ensure that each image file is labeled with the artist’s surname, the name of the work and the image number (if submitting more than one image) EG: kelly_untitled1.jpg

- Pay your submission fee(s) at the time of submission


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