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Winter Open Exhibition 2017/18

Saturday 2nd December 2017 to Saturday 6th January 2018 at Loughborough Town Hall

Winter Open Exhibition 2017/18

The Winter Open Exhibition is Kindly sponsored by Davies & Co Accountants.

Sock Gallery's Winter Open Exhibition is in its first year and is designed to provide an opportunity for artists, whether local or national, professional or amateur, to exhibit their work. The exhibition also offers the people of Charnwood and the surrounding areas a chance to see work by many different artists, all at the same time.

Successful applicants will have their work on display from Saturday 2nd December 2017 to Saturday 6th January 2018.

Sock Gallery’s Winter Open Exhibition 2017 is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your work, with cash prizes for the winner of both our adult and young person categories and a chance to win an exhibition at Sock Gallery through our People’s Choice Award.

Entry Information
The Winter Open invites you to submit two-dimensional work ranging from paintings, photographs, drawings, original prints and mixed media work. If your work is larger than 2m x 2m (including the frame), please contact Sock Gallery before the submission dates for advice. All work must be fitted with mirror plates before entry – further details on this are provided later.

New for Winter 2017 we can now offer our Craft Cabinets to house three dimensional work. We have two tall freestanding cabinets with 12 shelves, these are set close to the entrance of the gallery and are locked at all times. The three dimensional work entered must be no larger than 27cm (h) x 23cm (w) x 34cm (d).

Pieces must be submitted in person at Loughborough Town Hall on one of the specified submission dates. We regret that we are unable to accept work before or after these dates. Anyone bringing in work on behalf of an Artist must have with them the completed application form as well as the required entry fee.

Submission Dates
Friday 24th November 11am – 7pm, Saturday 25th November 9am – 5pm

Cost of Entry
There is a non-refundable administration fee of £6 per piece of work submitted. This must be paid at the time of submission, with a maximum of 3 pieces per person (total £18). Payment can be made by cash or cheque (cheques must be made payable to Charnwood Borough Council).

Categories and Prizes

Young Persons (ages 11 – 17) Winner of this category: £150

Adults (18 and over)  Winner of this category: £500

The Adults and Young Persons winner of each category will be announced at

8pm at the Private View on Saturday 2nd December.

Peoples Choice Award
Voted by the public during the exhibition. The winner will win an exhibition at Sock Gallery (or in the Balcony Gallery or Sockette gallery if the artist wishes) The award is announced at the end of the exhibition.

For more information download the application form below-
Sock Winteropen17 Web (PDF Document, 1.6 Mb)


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