Beep Painting Biennial 2018 call for submissions

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Beep Painting Biennial 2018

The Beep Painting Prize returns to Swansea, UK for a 4th time, this time forming a citywide contemporary painting festival showcasing national and international artists.

Payment/Charges: Free to enter

Eligibility: Open to UK & International artists

Location: Swansea, Wales, UK

Who: Beep is Wales & the UK’s only citywide contemporary International painting biennial & is open to artists from all over the world

When: 3rd Aug – 1st Sept 2018

Payments: There are two awards. The main prize of  £1000 and a solo exhibition with elysium gallery, Swansea in 2019 which will be chosen by the panel of judges. The peoples prize of £200 chosen by the visiting public. This year Beep is FREE to enter, but there will be a £25 exhibitions fee only if you are one of the chosen artists for the exhibition.

Details: We are looking for submissions that show imaginative and vibrant practice in contemporary painting for the main 2018 Beep exhibition. The exhibition will form the focal point to a citywide festival of painting featuring residencies, exhibitions, symposiums, films & workshops. Venues included so far are elysium gallery, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Mission Gallery, Volcano Theatre, Galerie Simpson, Cinema & Co, Swansea College of Art. This year the selectors & judges are esteemed artists Andre Stitt & Sue Williams.

Apply: Submissions can be sent us via email or hard copies. Please see the website on how to apply and for more information on Beep 2018.

Deadline: 12pm, 18th June

Contact: Jonathan Powell –

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