A Nightmare on Roncesvalles

Deadline: October 12th, 2022, 11:59pm

Opening Reception: October 20th, 2019, 6-10pm


CALL FOR ARTISTS - It’ll soon be that time when ghosts, ghouls and all manner of scary spectacle come out and play at Northern Contemporary. A Nightmare on Roncesvalles is a group exhibition featuring everything that makes Halloween so great. Show us your best work that celebrates the most fantastically spooky night of the year.

The opening reception will be held on Thursday Oct 20, 2022 from 6pm-10pm as well as Halloween celebration on Thursday Oct 27, 2022. Please contact Hitoshi for additional information at Hitoshi@northerncontemporarygallery.com



Eligibility: This call for artists is open to all artists regardless of location, international submissions are welcome. Painting, drawing, mixed media, and sculpture are all acceptable mediums. Keep in mind that Northern Contemporary focuses on illustrative, representational, urban, lowbrow, comic, pop art, and experimental work. 

Attach clear photos of your work to your submission email

  • You may submit up to 10 pieces that fit the show’s theme. The gallery may select any number of your submissions to be included in the show.
  • There will be no restrictions to size or price range.
  • Please attach images to your submission email in a image format (smaller files are preferred, 72 dpi and 1000 pixels on the longest edge is ideal).
  • Links to google drive, dropbox or any file hosting as well as compressed files like .zip files will not be opened.
  • Non-Local artists, please submit early to give yourself plenty of time to ship your work! Please note that it is the artist’s responsibility to cover all shipping costs, including return.

In the body of your email please include;

  • Artist bio
  • Website (and/or CV)
  • Image list with title, size, medium, and price. (Note that the gallery will take a 40% commission)

A $20 hanging fee will be required ONLY if you are are accepted. Details on how to pay this will be sent to you upon acceptance. (This is a one time fee, NOT per piece.)

Email submissions to Hitoshi@northerncontemporarygallery.com with the subject line “A Nightmare on Roncesvalles” no later than OCTOBER 12th at 11:59pm. Please note that submissions that do not follow these guidelines may not be considered.

General Submissions

We accept general submissions year-round as we are always on the lookout for new and exciting artists. We focus on (but are not limited to) illustrative, representational, urban, lowbrow, comic, pop art, and experimental work. Please note that Northern Contemporary does not represent artists.

You may also submit show ideas if you are looking to rent the space.

Please send all general and rental submissions to emily@northerncontemporarygallery.com

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