12 Jun 2013

Artist Studio Open Call


July - September 2013

Closing Date for Submissions, by email only, 19th June, 4pm

 As part of our continued support to our membership, 126 are delighted to announce an open call out for our 1st studio residency at 4 Commerce House, Flood Street. We are extremely grateful to all our members for their financial and moral support, which is why we are so delighted to be able to present this new opportunity.

Applications are now being accepted for a three month residence in our new premises on Flood Street, Galway. The studio space is located within 4 Commerce House, behind our gallery/exhibition space. In addition to 24 hour studio access, the successful applicant will have access to wi-fi internet, kitchen and bathroom facilities as well as 126 events free of charge for the duration of the residency. We will be renting the studio at a rate of €100 per month, including all utilities.

This residency is open to all artists working in contemporary visual arts. It will commence on 1st July and run until 30th September 2013. At the end of the residency period the artist will be featured on the 126 website and blog.

Submissions are by email only to contact@126.ie. Please title the email "Studio Proposal"
The deadline for applications is  4pm,  Wednesday 19th June.
Applicants will be informed of the decision by 21st June.

Submissions for this open call are invited from 126 members. In order to apply for this studio, artists must be a member of 126. Membership details are at  http://www.126.ie/member.htm
The financial contribution of our membership is invaluable. It helps support our strong programme of unconventional and international art exhibitions. One year's membership costs €10 to students/unwaged or €20 to those with a wage. You can also support us further by becoming a 'Friend of 126' for €50 or 'Patron of 126 for €250. Just drop in to the gallery to join up or you can use paypal through our website www.126.ie. Membership is open to anyone over the age of 18 that supports our aims.

Members are encouraged to make exhibition proposals throughout the year. In addition to this, 126 members will have access to discounted rates on a number of events throughout the year including, workshops, seminars and screenings. Invitations and opportunities to take part in 126 projects and collaborations throughout the programme year are offered to current 126 members only. Members can also avail of listing a link to their website from the 126 website.