Wells Maltings Trust

Exhibition Details

Wells Maltings Trust

Celebrating the best East Anglian art to launch Wells Maltings Art Space

Artists with an East Anglian connection are invited to submit works for the exciting launch exhibition at the new Wells Maltings art space, opening Spring 2018. CONNECTION : OPEN 2018 will bring together the best artists with an affinity to the East Anglian Region to showcase the new art space within the landmark Maltings buildings on Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea. Featuring 2-dimensional work in all mediums CONNECTION : OPEN 2018 offers a unique opportunity to view and purchase work by artists at every level of their career, from emerging talent to established figures. Works will be for sale, with the Maltings taking a 20% commission. A programme of activities, workshops and demonstrations will be run alongside the exhibition, for which there is an opportunity for artists to get involved and interact with the public.

Entry Deadline: 30 April 2018 Midnight

Key Dates

Artist Entry Dates
Open for Entry: 1 October 2017
Entry Deadline Date: 30 April 2018
Entry Deadline Time:  Midnight

Selection Dates
Selection Deadline: 10 May 2018
Selection Notification: 15 May 2018
Artwork Delivery:  from w/c 30 May 2018

Exhibition Dates
Private View:  T.B.C 2018
Exhibition Open to Public:  w/c 11 June 2018 
Collection of unsold work:  end September 2018


Entry Pricing

Standard Prices
Maximum Artwork Entries: 3
First or Single Entry Price: £10
Up to 3 artworks: £10

Exhibition Entry Information

General Information
The exhibition will be held at Wells Maltings, Wells-next-the-Sea

Submissions of work are invited from visual artists with connections to East Anglia over the age of 18 working in 2 dimensions to include painting, original prints, drawing, mixed-media, textiles.

Submission Procedure
Submission is by online entry only. Please click on the link from our website and follow the instructions.
Whilst we aim to accommodate all accepted entries within the exhibition, Wells Maltings cannot guarantee to follow specific instructions or requirements for hanging and exhibiting and can make no guarantees as to position or placement within the hang which will be at the discretion of the organisers.

Work selected for exhibition will be expected to be for sale. 20% commission is charged by the gallery. It will be assumed that the sale price includes the cost of any frame and our commission. Please allow for these points when pricing your work. Prices should include VAT if applicable. If you are VAT registered, please provide a VAT number in the box provided. 

All communication will be by email or via the online login process. Applicants will be required to login to see if they have been preselected and will be asked to download and print their application details to be delivered with the artwork. Failure to do so could result in work being withdrawn from the exhibition. 

The Selection Committee will select the works for the exhibition. The Selectors will consider all correctly completed submissions. The decision of the Selectors on all matters is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Artists are responsible for insuring their own work, during handover, storage/handling & for the duration of the exhibition. All works accepted for exhibition will be displayed entirely at the artist’s risk and organisers and the Maltings will not accept liability for loss or damage occurring during handover or for the duration of the exhibition.

Delivery and Collection
Artists are responsible for the delivery and collection of their work at the Gallery. All packaging materials must be removed after delivery (no gallery storage is available for this) and brought back at collection. 

By submitting to the exhibition you are deemed to accept and agree to the following:
The decision of the Selectors on all matters Is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
I understand that The Organisers reserves the right to make such changes to the exhibition arrangements and these Terms & Conditions as may be deemed necessary by circumstances.
I authorise The Organisers To process, store, and utilise the data in my submission and agree that, if selected for exhibition, images of my work can be freely used by The Organisers, The Gallery and associated organisations for promotional and publicity purposes. Prize winners may be featured by the sponsor in the Eastern Daily Press.
All information provided by me is true and accurate and that the work submitted is wholly of my own creation.
I have read and understood these terms and conditions and by submitting this application I accept and agree to observe all the Terms And Conditions therein.

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