Information for Exhibitors

Current submission opportunity

The Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo

Exhibitions 2017: Call for Applications

Application deadline Friday September 2nd 2016

The Hyde Bridge Gallery are now inviting submissions for exhibitions in 2017. Please send letter of interest (stating favoured exhibition time frame), CV and ten images by post to:

Exhibitions 2017, The Gallery Committee, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Yeats Memorial Building, Sligo Town.

Submissons welcome for solo, group and festivals exhibitions.literature of W.B. Yeats, Ireland’s most feted poet, continues to inspire and influence a world- wide readership while artists have always found a rich vein to be mined in the breadth and beauty of his work.

Selection is by panel of artists/curators.

Guidelines: Exhibitions are over a 3-4 week period, with gallery rental fee of €400 and a commission rate of 10% charged. Subject to the gallery securing funding in 2017 this rental fee rate may be reduced.

Background Information

The gallery rental fee goes towards the yearly rental of the gallery space from the Yeats Society. The 10% commission is for the gallery upkeep. The staffing of the gallery is provided by Tús employees under contract to Sligo LEADER Partnership. Exhibitions programming, etc is carried out pro bono by the gallery committee. In 2016 the gallery received some funding support from Sligo County Council Arts Venues and Organisations funding support - to date this funding has been used to support emerging artists' programmed exhibitions.