Wall in the Barn

Unique gallery space upstairs in The Craft Barn in Hadfield

FRESH - Call to Artists

An exciting new art exhibition for young artists aged 17-30.
There will be cash prizes awarded and the opportunity to sell your work in Hadfield's unique gallery space Wall in the Barn.


Submission deadline: EXTENDED to Friday 25th January 2019
Exhibition: Sunday 17th to Sunday 24th February 2019
Preview Day: Saturday 16th February 2019


The Craft Barn, Station Road, Hadfield, Glossop, SK13 1AR. Wall in the Barn is a gallery space in the upper floor of a community arts and crafts venue. The Craft Barn was a Victorian grain store, fully converted in 2014 to provide, promote and support a wide variety of creative activities.

Fresh is open submission to a selected exhibition for professional and amateur artists age 17 to 30.
The paintings will be selected by:
- Julia Norton, Manager of The Craft Barn and Wall in the Barn;
- Mike Robson, art teacher and Head of Art for 30 years, now retired, an art junky working as an independent artist with a particular interest in the exciting and diverse visual art forms of the 20th Century onwards.
- Ian Mood, professional artist who divides his time between his home in the High Peak, Derbyshire and the West Coast of America. His work features in collections in New York and Cape Cod. He is a member of the Artists’ Association of Nantucket where he was awarded the Frank Swift Chase Plein Air Award 2014.

- Fresh will include original paintings; printwork; ceramics; jewellery; drawing; textile and digital work (but NOT photography).
- Artists must complete and submit electronically the online registration form and include a photograph of their entry piece(s).
- Submission deadline is Friday 18th January 2019 at 6pm.
- Submission fee is £5 per entry, payable via BACS.

Terms & Conditions for Submissions to Fresh

SUBMISSION- A Registration & Artist's Agreement Form must be completed and submitted online by each artist by 6pm Friday 18th January.
- A maximum of two artworks can be submitted.
- 2D artworks may be no bigger than 50cm x 50cm framed.
- Both artworks may or may not be selected.
- All 2D artworks must be strung ready for hanging with mountings on both left and right sides; please note, picture plates must NOT be used.
- All 3D pieces and sculptures must stand safely; if necessary stable mountings must be provided by the artist.
Submission fee(s) must be paid via BACS (to The Craft Barn A/C 29199069 01-03-38) by the deadline and no refunds of fees will be given for unselected artworks. Payment must include Artist's surname as payee information.

- All 2D work must be labelled on the back with the following information:
- Name
- Address
- Title
- Medium
- Price or NFS
- All 3D work must have a label attached with the same information.

You will be notified of the Selection Panel’s decision to include your artwork via email or telephone on Monday 21st January.
If your work has been selected we ask that you bring it to The Craft Barn on either Sunday the 3rd of February or Sunday the 10th of February; between 10am and 4pm either day.
We have a collection and return service for those unable to bring their work to the venue. This will be charged at the following mileage rates:
Up to 5miles £1
10miles £2
15miles £3
20miles £4
Please indicate, should your work be selected, if you would like to make use of this service.


- The Craft Barn will be responsible for processing all sales of pictures during the Preview and the duration of the exhibition.
- The Craft Barn will take a 15% commission on all sales.
- Money owed to the artist will be sent within a reasonable period of the exhibition ending via BACS.
- An email will be required giving the artist’s bank details in order to pay any money due for a sale of artwork.

-All pieces of artwork are exhibited at the Artist’s own risk. The Wall in the Barn is unable to provide any insurance in the event of the artwork being damaged or lost during handling or display.
-The Artist is responsible for providing their own insurance for their artwork should they wish to do so. During this period, responsibility for care and safeguarding of artwork remains the responsibility of the Artist.

Following the exhibition artwork can be collected on Sunday 24th February 4-6pm or Monday 25th February 8.30am to 6.30pm. Uncollected works will only be store for a limited time before disposal.

Should you have any questions about Fresh please contact Julia Norton; Tel: 07739 523203 or email: julia.craftbarn@gmail.com.