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Pepney Gallery accepts artwork from emerging and established artistsin all media: painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, digital art and mixed media. 

 

All artwork submitted is reviewed by our curatorial panel for upcoming exhibitions.

 

Pepney Gallery selects and shows on a juried basis.  Participating artists in our exhibitions will be announced on our website after the entry deadline for each exhibit. 

 

 

 

SUBMISSIONS

Love in Art - Online Virtual Group Exhibition

 

 

Submission deadline 1st November 2021

Opening of Online Exhibition 10th November 2021.

 

 

Guildelines terms and Conditions: 

  • All mediums are considered. 

 

  • Please submit 1 artwork (max. 5mb per image). Image File should include artist's name, artwork title, artwork dimensions & year artwork was made; e.g. artistsname_titleartwork_10X10cm_2021

 

  • Artist statement max 250 words and artist biography 250 words.

 

  • One Artist's website/blog/social media platform link must be supplied.

 

  • To complete your application make sure to click on the Submit Application button on the submission form (link to submission form below).

 

Free to apply.

If selected for exhibition, a one time representation fee of €20 will be payable to Pepney Gallery.

 

Submit your applications through the online form here.

The next topic for consideration of submissions is as follows:

The idea of The Secret Garden creates a realm of innocence and enchantment. Another worldly dimension to a place intertwined with wonder and growth.

 

The emotional attachment of the artist to the garden, through themes such as seclusion, spirituality and sexuality. It explores not only innocent pleasures but also the more painful thoughts and memories that gardens can evoke.

 

It also focuses on the continuing role of the garden as a metaphor for femininity. This has developed both through the classical tradition and the Christian identification of the enclosed garden, or ‘hortus conclusus’, with the Blessed Virgin.

 

There are many secret places within the garden that are yet to be explored, arched gateways closed or ajar to another mystery location within this mystical place.  Different plants, flowers and foliage undisturbed; the only disarray by the insects, small animals, bad weather or a small number of beings occupying the space momentarily.

 

Pepney Gallery is looking for artist's artworks to illustrate ideas around the above and more in regards to 'The Secret Garden'.

Submissions closed 

Pepney Gallery is looking for artist’s to submit artwork in any medium based closely to the theme -LOVE IN ART;  There are many kinds of love: sexual, parental, brotherly; and self-love are only some manifestations of the phenomenon.  They are motivated by different desires, needs and hopes.

 

Erich Fromm’s theory of love demands commitment, humility and courage, as well as persistence and hope in the face of inevitable conflicts and difficulties. Fromm was a neo-Freudian psychoanalyst who suggested a theory of personality based on two primary needs: the need for freedom and the need for belonging. He suggested that people develop certain personality styles or strategies in order to deal with the anxiety created by feelings of isolation.  But how is mature love to be developed and practised? How are the pitfalls of resentment, disappointment and indifference to be avoided, or, at least, constructively managed and overcome? Fromm declares that the art of loving is based on the practice of four essential elements: “care, responsibility, respect and knowledge” (Art, p.21). These evoke a radically different response than that more commonly associated with romantic or sentimental love.

 

Love is patient, love is kind: this is the visual embodiment of those great verses from Corinthians so often read at weddings.  Some of the greatest examples of Love in Art are by Rembrandt - The Jewish Bride (c1666), Rubens - The Honeysuckle Bower (c1609), Klimt - The Kiss (1908), Magritte -The Lovers (1928), Stanley Spencer - The Resurrection: Reunion (1945) and Frederic William Burton - Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs (1864) to name a few.

Submissions considered for Solo Exhibitions

Pepney Gallery is accepting applications from artists for Solo Exhibitions, taking place virtually at Pepeny Gallery.

 

If you may like to be considered for a one month or two month Solo Exhibition; please submit your details taking into consideration the guildelines below:

 

Guildlines terms and Conditions: 

All mediums are considered. 

 

Please submit your body of artwork/portfolio (max. 5mb per image).

Image File should include artist's name, artwork title, artwork dimensions & year artwork was made; e.g. artistsname_titleartwork_10X10cm_2021

 

Artist statement and artist biography.

Artist's website/blog/social media platform link must be supplied.

 

Free to apply.  However, if selected a representation fee will apply to the successful applicant.  This fee cost will be determined by the timeline and number of artworks in the exhibition.  

 

Email your submission to admin@pepneygallery.com