Artists call out for Ashbourne exhibition

The annual Ashbourne Festival Summer Exhibition takes place from June 23-30.

If you wish to enter your work, go to to download the details and the application form.

The date for submissions is June 9, 11am-4pm at St John’s Community Hall, off King Street, Ashbourne.

St John’s Street Gallery, in Ashbourne has kindly sponsored a £200 prize for the best work in the open section, which will be selected by artists Lewis Noble and Maggie Cullen. There is also a £50 prize for the favourite artwork selected by exhibition visitors.

The Ashbourne Festival organisers have also invited a number of artists – painters Val Hudson and Liz Salter; sculptor Sue Allanson; photographers Daniel Shiel and Mary Wardle; the Parkwood Pottery and paper artist Maggie Cullen to show their work at the exhibition.