Deadline for all submissions 31 May 2023

Open to any artist, working in any medium, free to submit up to 6 works.

The Big Art Show, Paisley is one of Scotland’s largest open entry art exhibitions. Launched in 2022 it featured nearly 1000 artworks from all over the UK as well as artwork from Europe & Asia.  Work accepted includes painting, drawing, photography, textiles, sculpture, ceramics, mixed media, installation art, digital, film, video and sound.  Prizes are awarded.  The show in 2023 runs for 80 days and most work is for sale. A full-colour souvenir catalogue is produced.  Upwards of 10,000 visitors are expected. 

The show is organised by Outspoken Arts Scotland Ltd, A Scottish Charity SC023620, in conjunction with Art Paisley Ltd, a panel of professional artists, who select the work and manage the volunteers who help hang the show.  Art Paisley selectors will offer a number of Prizes and work closely with other arts organisations developing creative partnerships with upcoming talent.

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