Call for Entries.


August 5th 2021 – September 13th 2021. 

This is an open call for any practitioners who create a diaristic practice using textile or fibre mediums. Works may be wall hung or plinth placed

The criteria for submission :

1. The work must have been generated over at least 100 days contiguously. Works spanning daily making for 100 days or longer are being sought.

2. The media is to be fibre/textile media. This includes paper.

3. By 8th July 2021 images in jpeg format of the work nearly done or finished must be sent to the gallery digitally for the printing of the promotional material for the exhibition.

Images must be in jpeg format at least 2MB size. They can be delivered by dropbox link if easiest for the submitting artist or by email with clear labelling for each image.

These images must be accompanied by a brief description or story (under 100 words).This description will be used for the accompanying gallery label. It can be filled in on the electronic entry form below.

 Selected works need to be shipped to arrive no later than 22nd July 2021.

Please email images to viv@blacknosugar.com

All accepted work will need to be display ready. Wall works need to have appropriate hanging systems. Any works that are not ready will be returned to the artist. Hanging requirements are included below on the gallery terms and conditions page.

Gallery commission on sales is 25%.

Artist responsible for all shipping to and from gallery.

No hanging fees.

Works will be selected by Curator Viv Davy. Feedback and commentary on selection will be available if the artist requests it.

Digital Entry Form to be completed with submissions to “Diaries 2021”.

Exhibition Dates: 5th August 2021 – 13th September 2022

Delivery Address for accepted works: 18 Halse Place, Opunake, Taranaki 4616

Date Line for submissions:

8th July 2021. On or before this date – digital image of work(s) being submitted must be received by email to viv@blacknosugar.com. Please also include the entry form below. 

22nd July 2021. On or before this date works must arrive at

‘from out of the blue studio gallery’.

5th August 2021. Exhibition is open to the public.

14th September 2021 All unsold works must be collected from the gallery unless other arrangements have been made.

14th September 2021 All sales payments will be made to the artist’s designated bank accounts.

Submission Form

1. Details of Artist

2. Details of Works

For each work please include:

  • Name
  • Dimensions
  • Material content of the work
  • Story behind the work (no more than 100 words)
  • Price. Please read gallery info page for pricing instructions. 
  • Any special care instructions for the work

Please read carefully our terms and conditions of general information about the gallery processes, costs, hanging requirements.

Please email images of your artwork to viv@blacknosugar.com. If there is anything else at all that you need to know please don’t hesitate to email, message or text me on 021 407 424. 

I’m looking forward to this exhibition, hoping to meet new artists and visit again with artists I already know. 

Please spread the word about this opportunity to anyone else you think might be interested. 

Very excited.

Many thanks

viv davy

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