Open Call for Artists – Small Group Exhibition at Aqua Gallery Santorini (5 artists)

Open Call for Artists – Small Group Exhibition at Aqua Gallery Santorini (5 artists)

Deadline for applications Monday 23 December 2019 (23/12/19)

This is an Open Call for visual artist who want to exhibit their work in a small group Show in Santorini for the Summer 2020 season for 4 weeks.

Season begins May 2020 and finishes late October 2020. Each group exhibition exhibition is presented for 4 weeks. The exhibition will take place at Aqua Gallery which is a 200 square meter space inside Art Hotel in Pyrgos Village.  Aqua Gallery has been awarded in 2017 for its exhibitions program.

For these exhibitions, the each of the 5 participating artists will have 10 meters of wall length to present his artworks. The number and sizes of the artworks to be exhibited belong to the artists. As a platform, we provide you a curator who will be responsible for the conceptual framework of the exhibition and will make sure that the 5 chosen artists can create a creative dialogue for the visitor of the exhibition.  your solo show, you can use all 60 meters of total wall of the gallery and stands to place sculptures or other objects.

Of course, you can submit an application as a solo artist of as a group of 5 already!

We are interested in promoting both emerging and established artists as long as their work fits to the gallery’s profile.

Our preferred themes are about Nature, Animals, Sea, Sun and Light.

Mediums acceptable are: painting, photography, sculpture, digital, prints, fiber art, collage, drawing and installation art.

Sizes of the artworks: any size of artwork you like. We prefer to exhibit large scale paintings (1,5 – 2 meters long) but you can set up the space as you like.

The tree exhibitions that will be presented at Aqua Gallery for the session 2020 are:

You can apply from 1 up to 3 of the following exhibitions:

“The force of Nature” – you can apply with works that showcase the explosive character of nature’s powers.

“Deep Blue Sea” – you can apply with works that showcase the sea in any form or type or time of the day.

“Mirror mirror on the wall” – you can apply with works that showcase any type of reflection on mirrors.

The five participating artists of each exhibition will have 50% discount on ferry boat tickets + 3 days/2 nights free accommodation in order to set up the exhibition. The “set up team” will help you unpack the artworks and create the exhibition.

So, if you want to join our platform, upload your proposal. ** Remember to choose one of the themes above or if you are already a team, describe us what you want to show!

We accept multiple proposals if you are interested it participation in more projects.

Send your proposal to our email: restartplatform@hotmail.com

Proposal must contain:

  • Portfolio and CV of the artist
  • Detailed description of your project (all texts in English) (in case you are a team of 5)
  • Images of the works to be displayed. *if by the time of your application, some artworks are not ready yet- or you are about to create new artworks for this specific project, its ok. A second period will follow where you can send us pictures of your artwork so our curators can proceed with their work.
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