Open Call | Interface Members’ Exhibition, Co. Galway

Application deadline: 15 August.

Interface members are invited to apply for the 2019 Members Exhibition, “An Enduring Mystery” taking place at Interface in the The Inagh Valley, co. Galway from 18 – 29 September.

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Please send a single PDF attachment that includes the following material:
• A concise artist’s statement (max 200 words)
• CV (max 2 pages)
• Max 5 examples of existing work you feel are appropriate to the exhibition’s theme. Each image of existing work must include the title, its dimensions, the material/medium, the date and your name.
• Examples of previous work (no more than 10 images; each image of existing work must include the title, its dimensions, the material/medium, the date and your name, and also information on where the work has been shown, if applicable). Web links to up to 2 video works can be sent, you must include passwords for any private videos, and works longer than 5′ must be abridged.
• New work which responds to the Interface environment is welcome. Where new work is being proposed please include a clear outline text not to exceed 250 words. Please include any sketches or visualisations in the PDF document.

Please note: Artists must be members of Interface to apply, the membership fee is €30/annum. Information on membership is on the website. There is no artist fee, and no costs covered. There is a commission of 30% charged on works sold.

Applications should be submitted via email to

Interface is a studio and residency programme for visual artists, dancers, writers and musicians, situated in the Inagh Valley, in the heart of Connemara, that explores the intersections between scientific research and art.

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