4 July 2020 - 30 August 2020

New Art Exchange

Call for entries: New Art Exchange Open 2020

Application deadline: 19 April 2020

The New Art Exchange Open 2020 exhibition is a platform to support the development and profile of UK based artists of culturally diverse heritage and artists that explore diversity, and also for all artists based in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Beyond the exhibition, which will launch on Friday 3 July, a number of prizes will be awarded, including cash prizes and a range of professional development opportunities.

Full Prize List

The 2020 selection panel comprises of respected artists, curators and producers. They view each application, selecting what they feel to be the most accomplished and important artworks for the exhibition, as well as selecting the Judges Prize. There is the opportunity for selected artists and the panel to network together through additional events.

Selection Panel

All fine art mediums, including Live Art are welcomed. Artworks must have been made within the last five years.

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1. Read the full Terms & Conditions and Guidance Notes here

2. Decide on the artwork you are going to submit - one submission per artist only.

3. Submissions must be made under medium type. Select the category which best matches the medium you are submitting. This will then take to you the correct application portal.

Moving image or sound based artworks

This includes sound only pieces, monitor and projection based video works and installation work that combines audio visual (AV) with other physical elements.

Two dimensional and sculptural artworks

This includes drawing, painting, photography, print, or other mixed media 2D artworks, sculpture in any medium and installations involving none AV based artwork.

Live art/performance based artworks


4. Make sure to apply by midnight on Sunday 19 April, 2020.

NAE Open 2020 Application Portal Opening Trailer

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New Art Exchange
39-41 Gregory Boulevard
NG7 6BE, Uk


0115 924 8630


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Mon -  Fri: 09:00 – 18:00

Sat: 10:00 – 17:00

Sun: 10:00 – 16:00

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We would like to acknowledge the financial support new art exchange has received from our funders and partners.

Supported by

Logos for; Arts Council England, Nottingham City Council

Capital funders

Logos for; Nottingham City Council, East Midlands Development Agency, Neighbourhood Development Company, European Regional Development Fund, Greater Nottingham Partnership, Arts Council England