SW Grad Show 2018


Deadline Saturday 30 September 2017


A group exhibition showcasing emerging talent by recently graduated contemporary artists from the South West region.  

Fine artists graduating in 2017 at BA & MA level and based in in the South West region*, are invited to submit entries to display a series of works as part of a group exhibition in the Café Bar Gallery at Exeter Phoenix in January 2018.

The exhibition will run from 10th January – 10th February 2018.

*South West region as defined by Arts Council South West. This covers the counties of Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire and Somerset, and the unitary authorities of Bath & North East Somerset, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly, Isle of Wight, North Somerset, Plymouth, Poole, Portsmouth, South Gloucestershire, Southampton, Swindon, Torbay and Wiltshire.

Entries open Tue 2 May.

Deadline: Sat 30 Sep. 


  • Open to 2017 BA & MA Graduate students based in the SW region.

  • Only wall-based works are eligible to display in this busy, café bar environment. 2d practice such as painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, mixed media & photography as well as wall based sculpture, video & sound will be considered.

  • Works submitted must be finished pieces that relate to your current practice.

  • Maximum scale: 100x100cm

  • Selected artists must be willing to arrange delivery and collection of their work

  • Works must be delivered to Exeter Phoenix by Friday 15th December

  • Postal delivery is accepted although responsibility for the work lies entirely with the artist.

  • Works must be collected at the end of the exhibition from Exeter Phoenix

  • Fees: â�¨Free

  • Deadline: Sat 30 Sep

  • Successful applicants will be contacted by 17 Oct 2017


Please email up to 3 images of your work (No smaller than 1MB each) along with a brief artist’s statement that reflects your current practice, website link and CV to andy.cluer@exeterphoenix.org.uk, no later than 30 Sept 2017.a

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