Joburg Fringe 2020 @ The Art Room, (Open Call below) NB deadline approaching! 21 June 2020

Joburg Fringe 2020 @ The Art Room 

Venue: The Art Room, 22 - 4th Ave, Cnr. 7th St, Parkhurst, Johannesburg
Preview: Sunday 30 August 2020, 10:00–14:00
Dates of exhibition: 30 August – 26 September 2020
Opening times: Mon. to Thur. 9:00–17:00; Fri. 9:00–16:00; Sat. 9:00–13:00


We invite artists to submit artin any medium. Please note that the maximum size we can accommodate for 2-d artworks (ie stretched paintings or framed works) is 150 x 100cm.

This year the jury will select individualworks, which will be exhibited salon-style. All works on paper or photography selected by the jury for the show must be framed and works on canvas stretched. All works selected must be available for the show: no substitutes will be accepted.

Submissions: send the following to via WeTransfer,  as jpgs only. Any other format will not be accepted.

  • 7 images
  • Images to be labelled in the following sequence: Artist, title, year, medium, size (with the measurements in cm height x width (x depth)), edition. Maximum image size: 1 MB. Unless these exact instructions are followed, the work will be rejected
  • Statement about the work / project to accompany the images submitted (max half of A4 page)
  • Biographical note(max half of A4 page)

Cost: no registration fee but 50% commission on sales

Closing date for submissions: 21 June 2020
Jury: Bonolo Kavula, Colleen Alborough, Marilyn Martin, Mudi Yahaya, Gordon Froud, Jill Trappler, Liza Grobler, Rupert Walser, Simonetta Bravi, Usha Seejarim, Zanoxolo Sylvestre Mqeku

and Sarie Potter, Claudia Shneider of the Joburg Fringe

Selection confirmation via email by 19 July 2020

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