The Print House Gallery Open Call

We invite you to submit your artwork to our New Year Exhibition at the Print House Gallery in the heart of Dalston. We want to use our space to support local emerging artists and showcase the diversity of Hackney and East London.

Eligible media include paintings, photography, prints, textile, illustrations, digital art, poems, etc. – Anything that can be hung on a wall.

Eligibility: Artists of any age based in Hackney and East London. We highly encourage underrepresented groups to submit their work.

You can apply with one piece or a body of work.

Deadline for submission is Friday 9th December 2022. You’ll be contacted by the 16th December with the results. If selected, you must bring your artwork to us by 22nd December.

Submission is completely free of charge and there are no fees involved if your work is selected. We won’t take any commission from the sales. The funds from sold artworks go back to the artists 100%.

All work must be framed/ ready to hang. Our team will be responsible for every aspect of the exhibition, including installing the artworks.

To apply, send an email to with the following information:

• Your name as you want it displayed in the gallery, our posters and social media; your age, which London borough you live in, and a short artist statement. You can also include your website and your social media accounts.

• Images of your work attached to the email (Jpeg format preferably and any quality is accepted as long as we can see your work clearly).

• Details of the artworks (title, description, size, medium and price). If you are not certain about the exact dimensions, then please put the approximate size of the artworks.

There will be an opening viewing event on the 11th of January from 6-9pm with drinks. We will send more information on this later. The works will be on display from this date to the end of February.

The Print House Gallery is located at 18 Ashwin Street E8 3DL and is open from Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

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