About the Artist

Artist Information

Please complete the first page (including a Greater Manchester postcode) to proceed to the next section. Please enter all information, fields marked * are mandatory

We are working to resolve an issue with the form on mobile devices, please submit via laptop or PC in the meantime

How you wish to be credited? for example: 'Banksy', 'SAMO' This is how you will be credited in the Manchester Open catalogue. Please make sure that this information is correct as this will be the name listed in the Gallery catalogue and online.
This can include information on your background, how you got into art, your experience and story so far! (150 words max.)
Are you part of a group or studio?

We want to make sure that the people we work with best represent the communities of Greater Manchester. We are improving the way we collect data on our artists, audiences, staff, freelancers, communities and creatives.

We'd be grateful if you shared your information with us. All data provided will be anonymised and held in accordance with our GDPR policies. The information we gather will be used to produce accurate and statistical data on equalities and diversity that we may publish and share with our stakeholders.


Do you have any access requirements to enable you to participate in the exhibition?

Contact Information

Please enter the name of the person we need to contact regarding this submission. By default it is set to the name of the Artist, but may be different if you are submitting on behalf of the Artist.

Email Address  
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Applicants to the Manchester Open must live or have their studio based within Greater Manchester. Please enter a Greater Manchester postcode

You will not be able to proceed unless the postcode is within Greater Manchester

About the Artwork

About the Artwork

Please select the category of the artwork. You must select this before you can upload an image or link to a file.
Tell us more about your artistic interests and inspiration. What ideas does your artwork explore or respond to? Is there any other information about the artwork that you would like the selection panel to know?
If you wish to sell your Artwork, please tick the box and enter it's total price HOME will retain 30% commission +VAT to cover administrative costs. Please bear in mind the price you provide on your application is inclusive of the commission. E.g. something that is priced £150 in total, breaks down as follows: 30% commission (£45) + VAT 20% (£9) = £54. So the Artist will be paid £96. The VAT is only applicable to the commission.
If you are VAT registered, please enter your VAT registration Number here

Physical Description of Artwork

Please enter the physical dimensions of the Artwork in cms. This helps to prepare and design the exhibition.

Give us a physical description of the Artwork* Let us know about the size and scale of your artwork. What materials and mediums is your work made from? How is your artwork to be displayed e.g. wall based, plinth, floor standing or monitor?

Other Information

Terms & Conditions

By submitting this application form you are confirming that you agree with and will abide by all the Terms and Conditions of the Manchester Open . At HOME (Greater Manchester Arts Centre), we take your privacy seriously. We will use your data to process your application. We will never sell your data and we promise to keep your details safe and secure. For further information on how your data is used and stored, click here to read our privacy policy. We may also tell you about other events at HOME you might be interested in, and opportunities to support our work. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in our emails.

You must agree to the Terms & Conditions to submit an Artwork.

Contact Method

We will communicate with applicants for the Manchester Open via email. Please only tick the box if you have specific access requirements that mean you can only be contacted by phone / don’t have access to email.

Please only tick the box if you have access requirements that mean you can only be contacted by phone.

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