Contemporary Craft Open, 5th Dec 2013- 1st March 2014 – Call for entry


Unit Twelve is inviting submissions from contemporary craft makers for its Open exhibition. Selected works will be exhibited at the gallery as well as the opportunity to be a prize winner.



A free stand at a Little Northern Contemporary Craft Fair,

Shop Sign

a joint exhibition at Yellowstone Art Boutique,


£100 Unit Twelve Voucher,

print garage

2 free places on a Print Club workshop,


a pair of weekend tickets to The Contemporary Craft Fair, Bovey Tracey

madebyhandonline web

and £100 voucher to spend on

Submission Deadline: 25th October 2013 (Midnight)

Delivery dates for selected work:21st, 22nd and 23rd November
Exhibition Date: 5th December 2013 – 1st March 2014
Private View: 7th December, 2-4pm

Successful applicants will be notified by email.

What we are looking for:
High quality contemporary craft – which could include textiles, wood, plastic, metal, ceramics, wire, jewellery, paper and printmaking. We are unable to accept fine art or photography.

Sizes and fixtures:
There is no minimum size but the maximum size is 75cm in length. 2D work must be framed (not clip frames) with the appropriate hangings ready for hanging.

A commission of 35% will be taken on all sales, any work not for sale must be clearly marked.

Up to 2 pieces per person can be submitted – there is a non-refundable submission fee of £10 per person paid online, by clicking this link: PAY HERE.  To submit, entrants should send 2 good quality jpegs per piece (1 full shot and 1 detail) by email to titled OPEN APPLICATION, along with your name, mobile number, title of works, price, medium, and size, once the application fee has been paid. You MUST use the same email address for both so we can tally the work to the application.

All selected work must be labelled on the back with name, contact and price details.

The artist is responsible for insurance and delivery of work to the gallery and it’s collection at the end of the show.

The Judges’ decision is final and NO correspondence will be entered into.

The work applied with MUST be the work you show, prices and titles CANNOT be altered from those put on your application.

Return postage must be enclosed with the selected work, otherwise it MUST be collected on 6th, 7th or 8th March 2014- we are unable to store work after this period.

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(Last years winners.)


4 thoughts on “Contemporary Craft Open, 5th Dec 2013- 1st March 2014 – Call for entry

  1. Jen Fox says:

    Hi, I’ve just looked at the application for the Contemporary Craft Exhibition, Can you tell me if the exhibition is open to book artists? thanks Jen

  2. marta claret says:

    Hi, I would like to know if the exhibition and competition is open to foreign crafters, I’m Spanish and I live in Spain.
    Thanks, Marta

    • Hi Marta
      Yes, the Open exhibition is open to all applicants. If you were successful in being selected you would be responsible for arranging delivery and collection of any unsold work.

      If you have any other questions please don’t hesitate to ask.

      Kind regards

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