APPLY FOR SECRET SEVERN 2021

  • Please provide us with the website you would like including online and in our brochure.
  • This should be your art page and not your personal page. This will be included in our marketing material.
  • This should be your art page and not your personal page. This will be included in our marketing material.
  • Please check all boxes that apply. Please note acceptance for your chosen form of exhibiting is at our discretion.
  • Please tell us a little about yourself and your art. You can include your influences, themes you explore and why you want to exhibit with us this year. Please also give us an indication of the price range for your art.
  • Please select as many as apply to you. If you select more than one, you will be listed as a multi-media artist in our brochure and online.
  • Please supply 4 images of your most recent work. These may be featured in our marketing so please ensure they are of pieces you are happy to be featured and are of high resolution (300dpi). You will have an opportunity to submit more recent pictures of work for the brochure in May should you wish to.
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, png.
  • Please note; the trail is open from 10:30am – 5:00pm daily along with late night shopping each Friday evening between 7:00pm - 8:30pm. As a condition of acceptance in the Footprint Gallery only, you will be required to act as a steward in the gallery for a minimum of half a day. 10:30am - 2:00pm, 1.30pm - 5:00pm and possibly 7:00pm-8.30pm on a Friday. Please indicate which dates you are willing to steward.
 We will endeavour to give you your preferred date.
  • DELIVERY OF ARTWORK
    Please note, all work must be delivered to the Footprint Gallery on Sunday 29th August between 10am - 12 noon. Work must be unwrapped on delivery and wrappings taken away. We will aim to hang a minimum of 6 pieces of work for each artist depending on size. 3D works will be displayed accordingly. Jewellers will be asked to arrange their own displays.

    HANGING AND DISPLAYING
    Hanging of wall art - will begin in the afternoon. All work must be professionally framed (where appropriate) and have a suitable mechanism for hanging. Any work delivered without hanging wires will be rejected. Table top displays - We have limited table top space for ceramics, jewellery, etc, please ensure that all items are clearly labelled. Greeting Cards –there are limited spaces on spinners but we will endeavour to display as many cards as possible. Print Browsers - we have a limited amount of space for print browsers and will do our best to accommodate. Please note; we may not be able to hang everything that is delivered and we reserve the right to reject pieces that do not meet the description supplied in your application. In the case of wall space being full, we will store extra works in the holding area and as pieces sell, we will replace with pieces held in storage.

    LABELS
    ALL WORK must have 2 labels attached with your name, title of the work, price. Wall art must have one on the back and one on the front of the work. All 3D work must be clearly labeled and priced. Business cards and postcards please supply your own publicity to display at the gallery, many visitors picked up details at last years show and we know some artists have been contacted after the exhibition, so please take advantage of this marketing opportunity. We have a number of display stands for this. Max size is A6 please.

    BREAKDOWN OF EXHIBITION
    The exhibition and open studios will close at 5:00 pm on the last day when breakdown will commence. Please note that NO work to be removed before the end of the show. Please bring your own packaging for breakdown, we cannot be held responsible for packing items.

    INSURANCE
    All artists must have their own public liability insurance cover. A photocopy of your certificate must be left with your work. We cannot accept work without proof of cover.

    COMMISSION
    Secret Severn will take 20% commission to cover admin and card processing costs of ALL work sold in Footprint Gallery. Payments to artists will be made by BACS transfer within 10 days of the end of the trail.

    SOCIAL MEDIA
    Please follow the Secret Severn Art Trail on Facebook and Instagram. The Trail works better the more that people know about it. Please help spread the word by sharing and interacting with posts on the pages. Please invite all your friends to like and follow our pages.

    BOOKLET/GUIDE
    Trail guides will be ready for distribution at the end of July.

    PLEASE NOTE
    The Art Trail is organised and run by volunteers. We are all busy people and we may not reply or action things as quickly as you may like, but we will do our very best. Your patience would be appreciated, if you can help to spread the workload in any way, we would love to hear from you! Please do let us know.

    FINALLY
    Thank you for your interest in the Secret Severn Art Trail. As a huge thank you to everyone, we will again be hosting an After Show Party for exhibitors, with a light buffet at the close of the exhibition. The party will start after 5:30 pm on the final day.