Submissions are invited from professional practicing visual artists based in or from County Mayo for works to be included in an exhibition which will be the major focal point of this year’s Mayo Day celebrations. Mayo Day 2018 is happening over the May Bank Holiday weekend, on 5th – 6th May.
As always Mayo Day is an opportunity to celebrate ‘Mayoness’ and take pride in that special corner of the world that so many County Mayo natives are so proud of. A high profile event will be staged at Ballinrobe Racecourse on 5th May open to the public and showcasing the very best of Mayo creative talent.
Work can be in any format. A maximum of three pieces will be accepted.
The selection will be made by Patrick T. Murphy RHA Director.
All artists selected to exhibit will be paid an exhibition fee of €50. There will be further paid opportunities for artists who would like to be present at the opening events to talk informally about the work to the public. Work can be labelled as available for sale and no commission will be taken.
To apply all work must be delivered to the chamber at Ballinrobe County Council Buildings, Kilmaine Road, Ballinrobe on Monday 9th April between 10am- 4pm with a completed Application form.
The application form is available to download on www.mayococo.ie
Works that are not selected for the exhibition have to be collected on Monday 16th April before 4pm.
Any queries to Co-ordinator Breda Mayock – firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 087-785 0344
Open Call | Mayo Day 2018 Exhibition – Made of Mayo