Open Call | Bloomers Issue 2: The Living Mountain

Deadline for submissions: 25 July, 5pm.

Bloomers is an independent publication that discusses and celebrates the work of emerging female artists based in Ireland. It is a collaboration between emerging artists and arts writers to create theme specific publications which contain essays, articles and reviews of the work of emerging female and LGBTQ Artists based in Ireland. Bloomers are delighted to announce an open call for submissions for our second issue.

The title of the second issue is ‘The Living Mountain’, which is a book by modernist writer Nan Shepherd. The book is part memoir and an incredibly descriptive and sensual exploration of nature. The issue will include material about emerging female artists who discuss some aspect of landscape, environment, physical space or psychic space in their work. Please note: this is an unpaid opportunity.

If you are interested in submitting your work for consideration in this publication please send :
One PDF file containing – Artist Statement, Art C.V and up to 6 high resolution digital images of your work.

Please send your submission to and do get in touch if you have any queries.

Bloomers is sold in The Library Project in Temple Bar and Pop Cafe in Cork. It is also part of the National Visual Arts Library at NCAD.

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