The Artefact Winter Open Show!

Deadline Monday 25th November


It's that time of year again! YES! It's time for The Artefact Winter Open Show! 

Our big, annual community show where everyone is welcome to apply! From those venturing into their first foray into art can exhibit next to professional artists.

We're looking for artists of all kind and levels. This is a fun and friendly show that celebrates the wealth of creativity throughout the community.

The exhibition will run from Wednesday 4th December to Saturday 21st December, with an opening night on Thursday 5th December. 

To apply, email artefactstirchley@gmail.com, with the subject "Artefact Open" followed by:

  • Your name and website/ social media page (if applicable) 

  • Any images of the works you would like to exhibit (max 5 pieces per artist)

  • An artist's bio and a description of your chosen artworks (250 words max)

If you would like to exhibit any sound or film pieces then please attach a link to these pieces in the email along with a Wetransfer for us to download them.

If you have any questions about this open call, please email us at artefactprojects@gmail.com.


We can't wait to hear from you!

The Artefact Team.

Other opportunities in Birmingham.

Ideas of Noise Festival Open Call

Deadline 9th December 2019

IoN is continuing its ‘Shorts’ series in the 2020 festival. We are looking for performative sound based works of approximately 20/30 mins each to happen across the numerous venues in Birmingham, Coventry and Stourbridge.


We welcome applicants from any genre and performances can include talks and presentations.


The aims of the shorts series are: -To introduce us to new artists -To create performance opportunities for small scale works and experiments We encourage artists of all levels to apply. We are particularly looking to showcase artists from the Midlands, but are also accepting applications from further afield.


There will be a fee of £75 per performance, plus full festival passes to the rest of the festival for all performers.


To apply, please send a CV (2 sides A4 max) and a short proposal for the work you would like to present (1 side A4 max) as well as links to previous work (if applicable) to submissions.ideasofnoise@gmail.com with Shorts Series in the subject line.


The deadline for applications is 9th December 2019