6 Mar 2019

Competitions Mostyn Open 21

Mostyn GalleryLlandudno, Wales, U.K.

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Opportunity Description

International Deadline: March 18, 2019 – Mostyn, Wales UK is delighted to announce the call for submissions for the 21st anniversary edition of the MOSTYN Open contemporary art exhibition, to be shown from July 2019.

Since its inception in 1989, the Mostyn Open has nurtured and presented the talent of established and emergent contemporary artists internationally.

The exhibition of selected works takes place at Mostyn, with a cash prize of £10,000 awarded to a single artist or collective. In addition, the ‘Audience Award’ grants a cash prize of £1,000 to those who receive the most votes from visitors during the exhibition.

New, for Mostyn Open 21, the Exhibition Award will award an exhibition at Mostyn to the artist/collective that the selectors feel would most benefit at this point in their career.

The confirmed selectors for Mostyn Open 21 are: Jennifer Higgie, Editorial Director, Frieze, London; Katerina Gregos, Independent Curator, Brussels; Hannah Conroy, Co-Director and Curator, Kunstraum, London; Alfredo Cramerotti, Director, Mostyn. And of course, the visiting public for the ‘Audience Award’.

Up to 6 artworks will be accepted per artist, in any medium. There is a non-returnable fee of £25 per submission.

To enter MOSTYN Open 21, all artists must submit their entries online .


  • Online submissions deadline: 4 March 2019 (extended to 18 March 2019)
  • Delivery of selected works: 3rd – 5th July 2019
  • Exhibition dates: 13th July – 27 October 2019
  • Announcement of winner of MOSTYN Open Award and Exhibition Award: 13th July 2019
  • Announcement of Audience Award: 21st October 2019

Any questions? email: open@mostyn.org

There’s more to MOSTYN than its reputation as the foremost contemporary gallery and visual arts centre in Wales. Behind an impressive Edwardian terracotta facade, and topped with a landmark gold spire, in the traditional seaside town of Llandudno, the original turn of the century galleries are merged with stunning modern spaces in an award-winning architectural design. The six gallery spaces exhibit the best in international contemporary art and craft, showing artists and makers from Wales and beyond. With friendly staff, activities for all ages, a lovely shop and a bright and airy café, there’s something for everyone.

12 Vaughan Street
Llandudno LL30 1AB
Wales UK
t: +44 (0)1492 879 201

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 03 March thru April and Open to Artists Worldwide. Income: Cash or Value Awards and Exhibition – Group.

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