OPEN 2019 - Call for Entries

The Old Lock Up Gallery is excited to announce ‘call for entries’ to our inaugural OPEN - installed within the gallery - Salon style.

The exhibition is open to all artists, from all disciplines, aged 18 and over resident within UK.

Criteria for Submission:

Aged 18 or over

Applications are accepted from artists working in any medium, however work submitted must have been made during or after the year 2018

Artists must be able to deliver and collect their work on the allotted dates below.

The exhibition can feature any medium including, for example, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, drawing.

Installation and performance art aren’t accepted - due to gallery space.

Submission Dates:

April 2019: 26th, 27th, 28th - please deliver your work to the gallery on one of the submission dates. From 11am - 5pm.

Submission Fee:

The submission fee is £15 per application (regardless of how many works are submitted), It is not possible to apply without paying this fee, which is non-refundable. Fee can be paid in cash on the day of submitting your work.

50% commission charged on any sales.

Maximum number of pieces of work 2 - no larger than 85cm square


Solo Show at The Old Lock Up Gallery 2020

Selected for Winter Show 2019 (GroupShow)

Ceramics/Glassware: Represented Artist

Further prizes to be announced..


Open for submissions: April 2019: 26th, 27th, 28th

Notified of selection for OPEN 2019 - by 3rd May.

Collection of unselected work: 4th, 5th and 6th May.

Exhibition Opens: 11th May 4pm - 6.30pm

Exhibition Closes: 22nd June

Collection of unsold work: June 23rd and 29th 12 noon - 5pm

Please download submission form below and complete prior to delivering work to the gallery.