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Summer Arts Exhibition 2021

We invite you to experience some of the outstanding artists we have living in and around Kenmare.

There will be three awards for works of distinction. We are now taking submissions from artists.

See below for further details. 

Final Submission Deadline: Sunday, July 11th 2021 at 5:00 pm

Conditions of Entry

  1. Mill Cove Awards at the Summer Exhibition - There will be three awards for works of distinction in any medium by any artist in the exhibition - first award - €400, second award -€200, third award - €100

  2. Submissions must be original and not previously exhibited.  A painting, a limited-edition print, a photographic work, may be submitted for selection for the exhibition and sale.  Submissions are by digital images.     

  3. You may submit up to two works only.  Please note that a diptych, triptych or polyptych is counted as one piece.  The submission fee is €10 for up to two works.  PLEASE SEE PAYMENT ON THE ENTRY FORM.

  4. Work must not be larger than 50cm x 50cm.

  5. Forms must be completed and returned to before Sunday 11th July 2021.     

  6. Please submit digital images in jpeg/gif etc.  You may submit your images with your form.  1-2 images of each work may be submitted i.e. a maximum of 4 images.  

  7. Work submitted must be ready for exhibition without any further work needed on it.  It must be corded and (preferably) framed ready to hang.

  8. Work must be priced to include a commission of 20% (this includes all charges including VAT and credit card charges).  Please ensure the selling price is correct as this cannot be changed once the work is submitted.  Payments for sales will be made 30 days after the sale has been completed.

  9. Selection of the work will be made on merit by a panel of four judges.  The judges’ decision is final. You will be notified by email, text or phone about the status of your entry on or before Tuesday, 13th July 2021.

  10. Work selected for exhibition may be handed in to Mill Cove Gallery. 

  11. Work may be delivered to Mill Cove Gallery, Main Street, Kenmare, Co Kerry by post/courier on the 14th to 18th of July, 2021.       

  12. The Summer Arts Exhibition of selected work will begin in Kenmare Town, Co. Kerry on Wednesday 21st July 2021.  The event will continue until 20th August 2021.

  13. By signing the entry form the Artist licences Kenmare Marketing and Events Group (KMEG) to reproduce their work for publicity purposes in relation to the exhibition.              

  14. All enquiries regarding the Summer Art Exhibition should be directed to

  15. The utmost care will be taken of all work submitted but Kenmare Marketing and Events Group or Mill Cove Gallery will not be responsible for any damage, loss of, or destruction to any work for any reason whatsoever. Any insurance should therefore be affected by the artist against all risks.

  16. Unsold work must be collected on 22nd & 23rd August, 2-5pm from Mill Cove Gallery, 21 Main Street, Kenmare.

Dates To Remember:
1.  Submit fee, form and images by 5 pm on Sunday 11th July 2021
2. Notification of selection Tuesday 13th July 2021
3. Deliver work to Mill Cove Gallery, Main Street on 17th or 18th July 2021, 2-5pm
4. Summer Art Exhibition runs from 21st July until 20th August 2021
5. Collection of unsold work 22nd & 23rd August, 2-5pm from Mill Cove Gallery

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