Open Call: The Portico Print Fair
Deadline: 18 October, 2015
Application fee: none
The Portico Library are now accepting submissions to take part in The Portico Print Fair, 3rd – 21st December 2015. There is no charge to apply, just £35 for a stand if successful, including free insurance and staffing.
The Portico Print Fair will begin with a free public launch event on Thursday, 3d December in the gallery of the Portico Library on Mosley Street, Manchester, and will then run six days a week until Monday 21st December. Individual artists, illustrators and designers are invited to participate, as are groups and print studios.
Each stand includes an upright display 130cm x 200cm, plus shared extra space on tables and in racks. There is no need for contributors to attend after installation, though all are welcome, and sales prices are 60% to the artist, 40% to the Portico. All print formats and media will be considered.
To apply, please send up to 8 images of current work to email@example.com with a brief CV and description of your practice by Sunday, 18th October.
The Portico Library is a historic subscription library and gallery space in Manchester city centre. A changing programme of exhibitions and events complements the 200-year-old collection, and visitors can enjoy a meal or drink in our cafe/bar Monday to Saturday and discover more at www.theportico.org.uk.
For further information or to discuss other proposals and exhibition opportunities at the Portico please phone 0161 236 6785.
The Portico Library
57 Mosley Street
Tel. 0161 236 6785