Annual Open Exhibition 2018
  • Atkins Gallery
    Atkins Building
    Lower Bond Street
    LE10 1QU
  • Monday 9th July, 9:00am - Until Friday 27th July, 4:30pm
Atkins Gallery Open Exhibition returns this summer with a new brief to inspire local artists.

This year's theme is Portrait, whether it is a person or an animal portrait, someone you know or someone famous, posed or candid, or individual or group. Be inspired by the portrait painters of history, contemporary 20th century artists like Andy Warhol or create a portrait in your own style. This wide encompassing theme encourages a variety of interpretation on the theme of portraits in a range of mediums.There are many possibilities and submissions interpreting the theme in a variety of media are welcome.

If you are interested in exhibiting in the Open Exhibition please download a copy of the Exhibitor Pack from Please read the information thoroughly, the back page is to be filled in and returned to us along with your submitted pieces. Artists can submit up to three pieces for £12 (instructions on making the online payment is included in the pack) and artwork is to be submitted between 25th – 29th June and be collected after the exhibition between 31st July– 3rd August 2018.

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