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Platform For Emerging Arts #24

Platform For Emerging Arts #24

 Deadline for final round 30th June 2020

Applications are now open for Platform for Emerging Arts, a group exhibition that this year runs its 24th edition.

 The Platform for Emerging Arts #24 is part of Leyden Gallery’s ongoing programme of events enabling emerging artists to be introduced to the art world. The Platform show is a two-week exhibition, supported by a private view and other sponsored events. It is an international call, open to artists of all ages, and for artwork created with any kind of medium. 

 Leyden Gallery offers:

  •  The highest level of expertise and mentorship during and after the exhibition, and the opportunity of future collaborations with the gallery.
  •  Full organisation of the Private View, with experienced staff that will facilitate sales and help to introduce the guests to the artists, plus a licensed bar and a professional photographer to document the private view.
  •  PR & Marketing: promotion of the event through online press, major art blog sites, a newsletter, and printed materials. The exhibition will feature on Leyden Gallery’s website.
  •  Installation and de-installation of the artworks.
  •  Invigilation throughout the duration of the exhibition.
  •  0% commission (T&C’s and lease fee apply)

 During and after the exhibition, the artworks will be available for sale on the Gallery’s website and presented as part of our arts consultancy package *ARTY, available to corporate and high-end clients.

     Apply now to have the chance to be part of Leyden Gallery, a nomadic gallery and art consultancy with an online-presence and based in London and Edinburgh.


    How to apply:

    Please send three pictures (jpg) of your most recent and available work, together with any relevant links and your artist statement (200 words max). 

    Please email 

    Only successful candidates will be contacted for a short presentation of their artistic practice. If you are not successful on this occasion, we apologise but are unable to enter into correspondence due to the high volume of applicants.. You can however, reapply in the future for other opportunities.


    Leyden Gallery is a nomadic and unique art gallery that was founded in 2013 on the boundaries of The City of London and Spitalfields. Prior to closing their City of London gallery location in October 2019, Gallery owners Adriana Cerne & Lindsay Moran trail-blazed a series of outstanding national and international exhibitions. Since leaving the gallery space last year, they have focused on the development of a virtual gallery and innovative collaborative projects including continued work with emerging and established artists. Leyden Gallery has built a distinct reputation as a vibrant and forward-thinking gallery, exhibiting work by both new and established artists; with previous shows featuring stellar names such as Paula Rego, Henry Moore, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham and Nan Goldin amongst others.


    The House Mill Gallery is part of the House Mill, a grade 1 listed 18th century tidal mill set in a beautiful riverside location in the heart of London’s East End. Today, the House Mill Trust delivers a range of activities and events, including heritage tours, concerts and, of course, art exhibitions, hosting world-famous artists such as Bill Viola.

    The House Mill is well connected to the city centre, that makes the gallery the perfect location for an art exhibition. The nearest station is Bromley-by-Bow, which is served by the Hammersmith & City and District lines and is a 5-minute walk away.

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