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Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Free Admission

Oriel Davies Open 2018

Call for entries

23 June 2018 - 05 September 2018

Oriel Davies’ biennial, open submission exhibition, ODO, is now live with a call for entries. ODO has a longstanding reputation for having showcased work by some of the most exciting emerging and established artists from across the UK and beyond.

We now invite professional artists and those studying art* to submit entries of recent work in order to be considered for the exhibition taking place 23 June – 5 September 2018. ODO18 has no theme or geographical restrictions.

Selection Panel:

Matthew Collings, art critic, writer, broadcaster and artist
Sacha Craddock, art critic and curator
Jane Simpson, artist and founder Galerie Simpson Swansea
Steffan Jones-Hughes, Director, Oriel Davies
Alex Boyd Jones, Curator, Oriel Davies


Overall exhibition Prizewinner: £1000 + solo show in 2019
Student Prizewinner: £500
People’s Choice Prizewinner £250

Entry Fee

There is a non-refundable entry fee of £25 for up to 4 works entered (£20 concessions for students).


5pm, Monday 12 February 2018


For full details and entry form download here -

Online Open 2018 online entry form (English)

Enquiries to or 01686 625041

*Students aged 18 and over, studying undergraduate or postgraduate visual art courses are eligible to apply