Open Call:

 opportunity for a North east based artist to have a SOlo Exhibition 

Open Call - Solo Show  – 29 Norfolk Street

Fantastic Exhibition  Opportunity Available at – 29 Norfolk Street , Sunderland, SR1 1EE. 

Are you a creative practitioner based in the North East of England ? 

Looking for a development opportunity and space to present your artistic practice in Sunderland? 

This project will offer one emerging practitioner the chance to develop their work in generous large exhibition space for their first solo presentation. This exhibition also has a fee attached to the opportunity. 

This is a great opportunity to integrate with emerging and professional artists as well as benefiting from the networking and support provided MBC Arts Wellbeing CIC and 31 and 29 Norfolk Street.

The creative practitioner applying will need to present thier case for their development, however this is project is open to all mediums.

This exhibition will take place early January dates TBC.  The Work will be installed in the space for two months.

If shortlisted you may be asked to attend a meeting to discuss your application with a panel from the partnership organisations.

We regret we cannot provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants

It will be expected the artist is responsible for transportation of the work and provide support in installation. 

If you are interested, please fill in the form attached at the top of this page and return it to

If you would like any more information, please contact Vincent Todd.

Application Deadline: 18/12/2019

This project is funded by Arts Council England and Supported by Sunderland Culture This exhibition is supported through the Unlock the City strand of Sunderland Culture's Great Place programme, which supports the development of artists and creative businesses in Sunderland, and is funded by Arts Council England and National Lottery Heritage Fund.

With thanks to project partners MBC Ceramics & Arts Wellbeing CIC and the University of Sunderland School of Art & Design and Vane. 

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29 Norfolk Street, 

Monday: Closed 
Tuesday: Closed 
Wednesday: 10am - 6pm 
Thursday: 10am - 6pm 
Friday: 10am - 6pm 
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Sunday: Closed

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