Midlands Open 2017

26th August – 24th September 2017

Opening Event, August 26th, 2 – 5pm.





Midlands Open

Midlands Open 2017 is Tarpey Gallery’s open submissions exhibition, this year taking place from 26th August – 24th September 2017. The Eighth Midlands Open aims to offer a visually stunning and diverse exhibition presenting a dynamic array of artworks from all Contemporary Fine Art disciplines. This years exhibition will feature the very best work selected from entries by artists living and working in the Midlands region.


Call for submissions

We will be accepting submissions from 8th – 13th August, 2017.

Selected work will be on display in three exhibition spaces; Main gallery, secondary and upstairs gallery spaces. The opening will be held on August 26th, 2 – 5pm. For full details please visit – tarpeygallery.com/midlands-open/


Key Dates

Delivery of work: 8th – 13th August, 10am – 5pm
Applicants informed via email: 19th August
Collection of un-selected work: 19th – 25th August
Launch Event: 26th August, 2 – 5pm
Exhibition Closes: 23rd September
Collection of un-sold work: 24th – 29th September, 10am – 5pm


Previous Winners

– 2016 : Lois Wallace
– 2015 : Mark Beattie
– 2014 : Kerri Pratt
– 2012 : Tom Pitt
– 2011 : Inge Tong
– 2010 : Sarah Fiander
– 2009 : Clay Smith



Tarpey Gallery
77 High Street
Castle Donington
De74 2pq

Opening Times

Thursday – Sunday
10am – 5pm


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