Humber to the Wash Open Exhibition 2011

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Artists from East Yorkshire to the north and Norfolk to the south have until May 30 to submit their work for selection for this summer’s major summer at The Ropewalk in Barton upon Humber.

The exhibition, which opens on June 18, will be held in both the Artspace and GalleryOne at the Maltkiln Road gallery, and the works can be on any theme and in any medium.

Exhibitions Officer at The Ropewalk, Richard Hatfield, said “This exhibition is open to all artists who live or work in the counties of East Yorkshire, Hull, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk.”

“This will be the third Open exhibition and it is held every two years and alternates with our biennial Open Print Show,” he continued.

This year the two selectors for the exhibition are artist Hilary Angle of the East Riding Artists Group and Scunthorpe artist/tutor Letitia Thompson and they will be selecting the work for the exhibition on Tuesday, May 31.

For the exhibition, artists are entitled to submit up to four pieces of work with a non-refundable entry fee of £3 for each work.

Work must be submitted over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend from 10am to 5pm on May 27 and 28 and from 10am to 4pm on May 29 and May 30.

There will be a selectors’ prize of £400 with other prizes to be announced.

The exhibition opens to the public on Saturday, June 18 and continues until Sunday, September 4 As with all exhibitions at The Ropewalk there is no admission charge.

Full details about the exhibition, along with the entry form, can be found on www.the-ropewalk.co.uk

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