Call for artists for Ashbourne exhibition


The organisers of the Ashbourne Festival 2016 Summer Art Exhibition are on the look out for artists  from the area to submit work for this year’s event.

The exhibition will be a mix of invited artists from Derbyshire and the region, plus local artists submitting their work.

The invited artists confirmed for this year are: Painters –  Janet Mayled, Wendy Darker, Laine Tomkinson, Heather Duncan and David Manley; wrought iron maker – David Turner; furniture maker – Ian Saville and jewellery designers – Ellia Designs

The exhibition will take place in Ashbourne Town Hall, from June 18-25. The closing date for entries is June 4.

Entries in all types of media including painting, drawing, photography, print, ceramics and sculpture are welcomed.

A prize of £200 is being donated by St John Street Gallery, to be awarded to the artist of the work which is judged to be the best by a panel of experts.

A further prize of £50 will be awarded to the work judged best by popular ballot.


If you would like to show your work this year please get the entry details from the Ashbourne Festival website or contact the Ashbourne Festival office on 01335 348707.