Due West Call for Artist Submissions


Robin Clare – Dancehall Duel, 2018 detail.

National Gallery West is pleased to announce its Call for Artist Submissions for the second edition of the Due West exhibition. This exhibition is part of our continuing initiative which aims to discover, promote and showcase the work of emerging and established artists from Western Jamaica.
The Call for Due West is open to both amateur and professional artists working in one or more of the following media:

Drawing (including Pastel & Watercolours)
Print Collage
Sculpture (including Assemblage)
Fibre Art
Audio Visual

Entries will be accepted only under the following conditions:

The exhibition is open to all artists resident in or originating from Western Jamaica.
Artists must be 18 years of age or older

Artists may submit up to two (2) works in total
All works must have been completed within the past three (3) years
Size restrictions for paintings and other two (2) dimensional works:
Maximum height: 100 inches
Maximum width: 90 inches
Submissions open: September 10, 2019
Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2019

Notification of selection: November 13, 2019

Final submissions should be appropriately framed or mounted.

Works will be accepted Tuesdays to Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning November 14 , 2019

Opening date: January 19, 2020
– People’s Choice Award – A Cash prize of $50,000.00.
This prize will be given to the artwork featured in the Due West exhibition that receives the most votes from
visitors to the exhibition.
Address: Montego Bay Cultural Centre, Sam Sharpe Square
Contact us at: +1 (876)550-4817
If ALL fields in the application form are not completed the entry will NOT be considered by the jury

APPLY ONLINE:  https://forms.gle/fewYtRChs5yYLTvD8

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