Open Call Your work on our windows!

Calling artists and designers based in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight!

Have your artwork shown on prominent exterior windows of John Hansard Gallery and City Eye in Southampton’s Cultural Quarter. The selected artwork will be on display on Above Bar Street (see image above) facing Guildhall Square for one year.

John Hansard Gallery, part of the University of Southampton, and City Eye are seeking Expressions of Interest from artists and designers who are based in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

• Four shortlisted artists will be invited to propose artworks to cover our exterior windows on Above Bar Street.
• One selected artist or group will be commissioned to create a new vinyl artwork that will be displayed on our exterior windows from June 2023 to June 2024.
• The commissioned artwork will respond to our vision for ‘a curious, connected and inclusive world, inspired by art’.
• To be accepted, you must be currently living in Hampshire or the Isle of Wight.

Artist fees
• Four selected artists will receive £500 to develop proposed artworks.
• One selected artist or group will receive an additional £1,500 to develop the final artwork.
• Other production costs will be covered separately. 

To apply
Click here to submit your application.

Deadline for Expressions of Interest: Monday 1 May 2023 at 12pm

More information
For further information and any questions, please email [email protected]

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