Open Call | 51st Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival Open Submission Exhibition, Offaly

Relevant Dates:
Friday July 26th and Saturday July 27th: Submission of work: Oxmantown National School, Model Road, Birr 2-5pm
Wednesday July 31st: Collection of unselected work: Oxmantown National School, Model Road, Birr 2-5pm
Friday 2nd August: Official Opening Reception 8.00pm. Saturday 10th August: Exhibition closes 6pm
Monday 12th August: Remaining unsold work collected: 2-5pm

Please note: There is no artist fee for selected artists. There is a 15% commission charged on sale of work. Due to space restrictions the potential selection of large works will be limited.

The Exhibition is open to artists working in all media and will be curated and launched by artist Neal Grieg RUA. He studied BA Hons in Fine Art at Edinburgh College of Art from 1983 -1987 and completed a Post Graduate in Drawing and Painting 1988 – 1989. Neal has been awarded numerous residencies including The Vermont Studio Centre Fellowship in Vermont USA, Ballinglen Fellowship, O’Reardon House Fogo Island and Newfoundland Invited Artist with Ontario Art Society Field Trip. Neal has been working and developing his art practise over 20 years. His inspiration comes form the quiet corners of woodland and lakes of Tyrone, Fermanagh, Armagh and Monaghan as well as the west coast of Ireland, and further field. He has developed his painterly language on location, responding to the environment and the passing of time. These ideas and themes are translated into larger studio works.

For information and submission form see: Contact: 086 871 7373

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