Takeover Open Exhibition

Published: 8th March 2018

Do you paint, print, draw, collage, take photos?
Young artists from the North East of England we want your art!
Exhibition 28 May to 31 August 2018

We’re organising our first Takeover Exhibition at The Customs House showcasing and celebrating your talent. There are three age categories:

• 10 – 14 years

• 15 – 18 years

• 19 – 25 years

We’re busy appointing a panel of creative people to act as independent judges who will select prize winners for each category.  The winner of the 19-25 category will have their own solo show in Upper Fusion Gallery at The Customs House later in 2018.

Key Dates:

Submission deadline: 11 May, 5pm

Exhibition Dates: 28 May 2018 to 31 August

Preview and Award Night: 28 May 6-8 pm

Collect your work: 5-8 September

How do I apply?

The Takeover Open 2018 is now closed.

Download an entry form TOE submission form 2018 . Submissions must be with us by 5 pm, 11 May and will only be accepted with a completed application form. Please read the terms and conditions below.

Who Can Apply?
Anyone between the ages of 10 and 25 who is resident at an address in Tyne and Wear.

What else do I need to know? (The Terms and Conditions)
-A maximum of three artworks may be entered per young artist.
-We would prefer work to be framed or on stretched canvas, with a means to secure the work with ‘mirror plates’,but it is not a requirement. Applicants should be aware that framed work is less likely to be damaged.
-All works must be less than 2m in any direction.
-Please mark ‘TOP’ on the rear of the work with your name age and contact details.
– We will endeavour to display all work submitted, however we have the right to refuse work we consider to be offensive.

Judging will take place on Monday 28th May and announced that evening at the preview from 6-8pm. Judging panel to be confirmed.

Collecting Your Artwork After The Exhibition?
Work submitted to the exhibition must remain at The Customs House until the close of the exhibition and be collected from 5-8 September 2018.

Works are submitted at the owner’s own risk and The Customs House is not liable for damage caused during delivery to and from the venue. It is the responsibility of the artist to arrange insurance cover during these times if necessary.

During the Takeover you or your artwork may be photographed or recorded on video. This material may be used for promotional purposes by The Customs House.