NAE Open

The NAE Open is an open platform exhibition for artists to apply and exhibit their work. A key aim of the project is to create a platform which supports the development of artists and raises their profile. Beyond the public exhibition itself which will launch on Friday 3 July, 6pm a number of prizes will be awarded over the course of the show, including cash prizes and a range of professional development opportunities.

Given NAE’s key priorities in supporting both culturally diverse and local talent, the project is open to all artists living in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, and also to artists of culturally diverse heritage and those exploring diversity within their practice living anywhere in the UK. Artworks must have been made within the last five years. We welcome all fine art mediums, including Live Art.

The NAE Open selection panel comprises of respected artists, curators and producers. They view each application, selecting what they feel to be the most accomplished and important artworks for the exhibition, as well as selecting the Judges Prize. There is the opportunity for selected artists and the panel to network together through a closed development day, and also through the NAE Open public events.

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Start Date

14th February 2020

Closing Date

19th April 2020