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ARTIST OPPORTUNITY: Final call for entries to the Mostyn Open 19



Located in Llandudno, the MOSTYN is Wales’ leading gallery of contemporary art.

Comprising six galleries, the MOSTYN shows varied and exciting exhibitions which showcase the best contemporary art being produced in Wales and bring to Wales some of the most interesting art being made internationally.

Since its inception in 1989, the MOSTYN Open has called out to artists of any age and location to enter.

Applicability & Restrictions

For the first time in its history, the forthcoming MOSTYN Open 19 will invite works from a wider range of disciplines to be considered; from applied arts to design and graphic communication. MOSTYN Open 19 is open to artists working in any medium.

There is no geographical or age restrictions to entry.

All submissions will be judged on the basis of documentation only. Your name will not be revealed to the selectors until after successful selection.

Cost of entry

The entry fee is £25. Note, this isn’t refundable at any stage following payment.

Key dates

The deadline for paying the entry fee and submitting a completed registration form is this Saturday, 10 January 2015.

The Mostyn will acknowledge your entry and confirm your registration number. You will also be sent a submission form, which will need to be submitted by Saturday 17 January 2015.

Artists whose works are selected for inclusion will be notified on or before 7th February 2015.

The exhibition will be held from 14 March 2015 to 5 July 2015.

The Prize

The judging panel will select works for inclusion in the exhibition, Mostyn Open 19.

A prize of £10,000 will be awarded to a single artist or collective. This will be awarded on the opening night of the exhibition.

In addition, the ‘People’s Choice’ grants a prize of £1,000 to those who receive the most votes from visitors during the exhibition.

The judging panel 

The selectors for MOSTYN Open 19 are: Claire Norcross, Designer; Philip Hughes, Director of Ruthin Craft Centre; Adam Carr, Visual Arts Programme Curator of MOSTYN; Alfredo Cramerotti, Director of MOSTYN; and Marinella Senatore .

Further details

For more details visit the following links:


Please ensure you have a read the terms and conditions before registering:



Compiled by Huw Lougher from Incito Art Advisory



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