Call for artists

Open Call Exhibition for Young Artists of Colour in Bristol

To cel­e­brate Black His­to­ry Month, Cre­ative Youth Net­work are invit­ing young Black peo­ple aged 1125 to sub­mit their art­work for an exhibition.

To celebrate Black History Month, Creative Youth Network are inviting young Black people aged 11 – 25 to submit their artwork for an exhibition that will take place at The Station throughout October.

This is open to anyone that has the following artwork that they would like to exhibit:
- Paintings/drawings

- Photographs

- Small sculptures

- Film

- Illustrations

- Digital work

- Soundscapes and installations

You don’t need to have any previous experience of exhibiting your work but the piece / pieces that you would like to include in the exhibition should be:

- Suitable for people aged 8+

- Have no offensive content or language used

- Provide your work ready to hang. For example, if you want your work framed then please frame it yourself ready for the exhibition. Or, if you’re showing a film, make sure it’s provided as an MP4 file, edited and ready to show. Any questions about this and how to make your work ready to display please email or call 07341456167

Submit your artwork for exhibiting here -

Dates for your diary:
If you are submitting work for the open call, please be aware of these important dates and make time for them:

- 26th September, 5pm – deadline for submitting work

- 3rd – 5th October – send or deliver your work to The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG so that it can be prepared for the exhibition.

- 6th October, 5.30 – 7pm – launch evening for all of the artists, friends and family.

- 7th – 29th October – dates of the exhibition

- 31st October – 3rd November – collect your artwork from The Station

If you aren’t available for any of the above dates please make sure you tell us on the submission form

Contact information:
If you have any questions about this open call, the exhibition or opportunity, please contact Head of Creative, Emily Bull on or call 07341456167, who will be able to answer your questions directly.