Open Submission Print Exhibitions

See below for a list of  Open Submission Print Exhibitions – some are annual or biannual, best to check directly with them for their latest schedules and rules. Many are free to enter –  others require an entry fee.

Art Open Subs Annual Calendar

Organisation Contact details Entry Fees / Costs 2009


Mid NanoArtInternational Online Competition Free. Jpeg emailed.Chris Orfescu.Invite in October. Annual


Early Sculpture in Context Entry forms / proposals by post, mid April; Site visit March.
late China Exhib Free. Jpeg selection, then post – note very disorganized re timings and contact etc.


Early Five Lamps Arts Festival Dublin – usually annual
Early Millcove Gallery Cork, work collected in Dublin. Usually annual.
Mid RHA Memorial Award  Annual
Mid Chelsea International Art Competition New YorkFee $35Annual
Late RHA Dublin €15Annual
Late Mini Print Exhibition Centre for Contemporary Print making Bienniale 2009

Mathews Park,
299 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 P:203.899.7999

$45 – plus $10 for each extra entry. Usd check or money order only. Posted flat, un mounted; include self addressed return package; (duplicate prints not counted as new entry) Annual.


Early Footprint: Centre For Contemporary Print –Biannale 2010 Email: Fee $40 international entriesBiannale 
Early Eigse Ireland  should be Annual – funding erratic!
Mid Airfield (Spring ) Dublin FreeSuspended 2011
Late Northern Print Biennale 09 €30 entry fee;Biannale


Early BIMPE: The Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition 2010 Cartwright Street Vancouver BC V6H 3R8 (604) 689-9918 | newleafeditions[at]telus[dot]net Canada. Selected work included in catalogue. Fee €30Biannale
Mid Lahti Finland Miniprint Triannual By post. €40 entry fee, odd payment method onlyTriannual
Mid RDS Craftshow Dublin  Annual
Late Red Rua Open Dublin  Annual
Late Biennial of Drawing Pilsen (2010) Czech Republic Biennial. Exhib 6th October till14th November 2010 in Pilsen. Send applications forms and drawings – by post. Biannual 


Early Threadneedle Prize UK  Annual
Early Limerick Printmakers Open Ireland €15 ( €10 for no 2 and 3) Annual
Early Ottowa Canada  Should be Annual
Late Dunamaise Open Ireland FreeBy Email/JpegAnnual
Late Royal Watercolour Society UK Sunday Times Sponsored


Late RUA NI Entry Fee. Annual.
Late Fort Davis Texas Open Texas Jpeg with entryform and fee $30
Late Salon 09 UK Matt Roberts Arts Posh’
Entry Fees / Costs


Early Tulca Festival GalwayInstallation/Contemporay  art Galway


Mid Culture Night Dublin in general various open calls


Late Davey Portrait Award Prestigeous and semi-professional.Annual


Late EV+A Limerickemail: info@eva.ieweb:


Reputation for being extremely contemporary, have invited ‘traditional’ arts to submit.Should be Annual – funds erratic

tel: +353 (0)61 318 240


mid Dunlaoire Open Sub Dunlaoire  Erratic sub dates


Early Airfield (Christmas Exhib) Dundrum Suspended 2011Framed works

Ongoing  & Occaissional

Occaisional Monstertruck – Multiples Dublinmultiples@monstertruck.ieNina Tanis Curator 3D/artist books/ id=1248
 Various Dunlaoghaire Open Sub Art & Craft Exhibtions  Annual

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