IW ARTS Open Studios Showcase 2022


Quay Arts West Gallery

Fri 15 July – Sat 6 Aug

Launch party: Thu 14 July / 7 – 9pm

To support the Isle of Wight Open Studios 2022, Quay Arts will be hosting a showcase exhibition of work by 2022 members in our West Gallery.

The showcase is open to 2022 members with a nominal limit of 60 applicants.

The showcase will be curated & installed by Quay Arts on behalf the applicants.

Eligibility: The showcase is open to 2022 IW ARTS members.

TO APPLY: Download & complete the form below. Then please send to i.whitmore@quayarts.org. Please note there is a per applicant entry fee of £20 which supports the installation and running costs to Quay Arts of the showcase.

TO SUBMIT FEE: Once you have filled in the form and sent it over to us, please click below to submit your payment.


Applications open from 5pm Fri 17 June.

Spaces will be allocated to the first sixty applications in chronological order of receipt. Additional spaces may be offered depending on the number / size of artworks submitted by the first 60 applicants.

Exhibitors have an allocation of 100cm X 100cm of wall space or equivalent (cubed) floor space. A maximum of 4 works may be submitted within these dimensions.

Digital works are welcomed. Please note Quay Arts has limited digital display equipment (2 smart TVs / 1 projector). To discuss digital requirements please contact Ian Whitmore i.whitmore@quayarts.org

A limited number of variously sized plinths are available upon request.

Works should be ready to display with fixings / hangings fitted and clear instructions included if works have non-standard hanging / display requirements.

Selling a commission of 25% applies to showcase sales. Please incorporate the commission into the supplied exhibition sale price, if your work is for sale.

Delivery of work:

Quay Arts / West gallery / 1st Floor

Sun 10 or Mon 11 July between 10 am – 4 pm

Collection of work:

Quay Arts / West gallery / 1st Floor

Sun 7 or Mon 8 July between 10 am – 4 pm

The IW ARTS OPEN STUDIOS 2022: SHOWCASE EXHIBITION is an independent event delivered in partnership with IW Arts.

For queries, special requirements or to discuss alternative delivery or collection options please email i.whitmore@quayarts.org (Quay Arts / Arts and Education manager).

Address / contact details:

Quay Arts, Sea Street, Newport Harbour, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5BD

Quayarts.org / 01983 822490