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By Solstice, Friday, 11th March 2016 | 0 comments

Solstice announces the establishment of a new visual arts award of €1200 for its annual exhibition, SURVEYOR. Artistic Director Belinda Quirke said that the establishment of this award aims to stimulate and support the development and work of visual arts practice in the county. The ‘Solstice Visual Arts Award’ will be awarded to a work of distinction in any medium.

Solstice Arts Centre would like to invite artists living in or from the county of Meath to submit works for inclusion in our fifth, SURVEYOR open exhibition. SURVEYOR serves to support value and encourage Artists in the development of their practice and creative career. This exhibition presents a selection of current contemporary visual arts practice throughout the county.

  • There is a limit of 3 submissions per artist.
  • Entry fee is €10 (per artist). All application forms must be completed and returned to Solstice by Friday 27th May 4pm.  Address soft copies to clearly titled “SURVEYOR Application 2016”.  Alternatively hard copies can be addressed to: Surveyor, Carol O’ Connor, Solstice Arts Centre, Railway Street, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland.
  • The drop off date for work is 11am- 4pm Saturday 11th June.  Applicants should ensure that all work submitted has the attached label with entrant’s name, work title and arrow indicating correct viewpoint, securely affixed to the work/s you are submitting.  Duplicate label if necessary and attach to each physical work submitted.
  • Contact will be made with artists on 15th June with results of their submission. 
  • Unsuccessful work must be collected by the artist from Solstice by 15th of June (11am-4pm). Failure to collect work by this date will result in its disposal.
  • A commission of 20% will be payable to Solstice on all sales.
  • Work will be selected by an independent curator.
  • Opening of Exhibition will be on Saturday 18th July at 3pm.

For further information or inquiries please contact:  tel. 046 9092300 /


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