MOSTYN Open 21

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MOSTYN Open 21

Call for submissions - deadline extended to 18 March 2019


MOSTYN, Wales UK is delighted to announce the call for submissions for the 21st anniversary edition of the MOSTYN Open contemporary art exhibition, to be shown from July 2019.

Since its inception in 1989, the MOSTYN Open has nurtured and presented the talent of established and emergent contemporary artists internationally.

The exhibition of selected works takes place at MOSTYN, with a cash prize of £10,000 awarded to a single artist or collective. In addition, the 'Audience Award' grants a cash prize of £1,000 to those who receive the most votes from visitors during the exhibition.

New, for MOSTYN Open 21, the Exhibition Award will award an exhibition at MOSTYN to the artist/collective that the selectors feel would most benefit at this point in their career.

The confirmed selectors for MOSTYN Open 21 are: Jennifer Higgie, Editorial Director, Frieze, London; Katerina Gregos, Independent Curator, Brussels; Hannah Conroy, Co-Director and Curator, Kunstraum, London; Alfredo Cramerotti, Director, MOSTYN. And of course, the visiting public for the 'Audience Award'.


To enter MOSTYN Open 21, all artists must submit their entries online here.

The application is a one step process with payment at the end.

Please read the Terms & Conditions of Entry carefully before submitting your entry.

You will need access to a computer and the internet, a valid email address and digital images of your artwork(s) and/or link to video/ audio work(s) in order to submit. 
Up to 6 artworks will be accepted per artist, in any medium.
There is a non-returnable fee of £25 per submission.
When you submit your personal information online you also agree to your data being stored in line with MOSTYN’s Privacy Policy
Online submissions open: 22nd January 2019
Online submissions deadline: 4 March 2019 (extended to 18 March 2019)
Delivery of selected works: 3rd - 5th July 2019
Exhibition dates: 13th July - 27 October 2019
Announcement of winner of MOSTYN Open Award and Exhibition Award: 13th July 2019
Announcement of Audience Award: 21st October 2019
Any questions? email: [email protected]