Could dreams and nightmares be the potent driving force behind our creative processes, the mysterious catalysts igniting the flame of artistic inspiration?
A significant number of artists affirm this belief wholeheartedly.
Some find their deepest inspirations enveloped in the essence of dreams, immersing themselves in a blissful trance of creation. This state transcends mere aspiration, becoming a surreal canvas where possibilities bloom endlessly, a place where the mind wanders, seeking the sublime, the ethereal, fostering an insatiable quest to reach heights previously unimagined, somehow, somewhere.
On the flip side, many others journey through the chilling domains of nightmares, a voyage marked by relentless internal conflicts and cold sweats that pierce the stillness of the night.
These artists find themselves wrestling with the darker fragments of their psyche, exploring into corners where fears manifest and insecurities gnaw persistently. It's a place where conflict brews, giving birth to creations steeped in raw, unfiltered emotion, art that doesn't shy away from exposing the tumultuous storms raging within. It serves as both an exploration and an exorcism of the deep-seated darkness that resides in the corners of the human spirit. Here, the beauty arises from the conflict, the chaos, offering a catharsis that is both profound and unsettling.
“I know, I’ve been there, I am still.”
This exhibition aims to unearth the profound connections between the subconscious dream world and the pulsating, sometimes harrowing heartbeat of artistic creation, offering a sanctuary for reflection, resonance, and perhaps, revelation.
Our gallery is located in the vibrant heart of the iconic Tower Bridge area in London. An elegant blend of historical richness and modern energy, our space serves as an extraordinary platform for artists and audiences alike.
To apply, email us three images of your work (three different pieces), each with its title, size in cm, medium, price, and a short biography of no more than 150 words. Email submissions should be sent to [email protected].
Eligible media include, but are not limited to, paintings, sculptures, photography, installations, prints, textiles, illustrations, digital art, poems, etc.
Application is free, but a £165 fee applies for each selected artist. This fee covers an extensive suite of benefits:
* Printed catalogs, posters, and brochures
* Admin support
* Graphic designer services
* Champagne & caviar at the opening event
* Professional photography to document the event
* Hostess, security, and bartender services at the opening
* Printing and framing for the artists who opt for that (printing and framing is included in the price).
Our sales commission remains a modest 15%.
Printing and Framing Support:
If you're an accepted artist facing difficulties shipping your work to us, you can send us photos of your work. We'll print and frame them for you at no additional cost. Rest assured, we strive to match the quality of your original artwork as closely as possible.
Frame sizes available:
1. 32 x 32 cm
2. 30 x 40 cm
3. 40 x 50 cm
* Application deadline: 7th October 2023
* Artwork delivery date: 12th October 2023
* Exhibition: 13th - 18th October 2023
* Opening event on 13th October, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
This is a physical exhibition taking place in our iconic gallery space in the Tower Bridge district, London.
Champagne, Cocktails, and Caviar.
When applying, please include "Dreams & Nightmares" in the subject line of your email.
Good luck to all entrants!
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