Are you studying a creative subject in Yorkshire or are you from Yorkshire and studying a creative subject elsewhere? Apply now for Ones to Watch 2024

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11th December 2023 @ 8:00 am - 21st January 2024 @ 11:30 pm

We are looking for artists, makers, designers and creatives working in all media; painting, sculpture, jewellery, ceramics, film, sound, text, glass, metal, performance, wood, furniture, and more, to be part of our annual student showcase exhibition.

Applications accepted through CuratorSpace only. Deadline 21st January. CLICK HERE

The exhibition will take place 2nd March 21st April 2024.

Exhibitors are selected by a panel who judge independently and together. Studio residencies and financial prizes are awarded by both judges and exhibition visitors.

Reasons to apply: 

  • The opportunity to exhibit in a professional, established independent gallery with extensive social media & website coverage and thousands of visitors annually. Featured in The Times in 2020 as one of the few galleries to have a live exhibition supporting graduate artists when many degree shows were virtual or cancelled.
  • Professional photographs of the exhibition and your work.
  • The opportunity to meet and network with other artists from across the region.
  • Support on how to present, price and sell your work commercially.
  • Judges’ Prize and People’s Choice Prize winners (voted for by visitors to the gallery) will receive money.
  • Winners and runners up take part in the Ones to Watch artist residencies with access to a free studio space for a month – 6 weeks. (5 residencies last year)

To be eligible for this opportunity you must be either:

  • A current student on a creative degree, MA or foundation course in Yorkshire.
  • A 2023 graduate from a creative degree, MA or foundation course in Yorkshire (including postgrad).
  • A current student/or 2023 graduate from a creative degree outside of Yorkshire, if you were originally born, from or reside in Yorkshire.
  • In alternative arts education. This year this opportunity is also extended to individuals who may be studying creative based courses but are not doing so through formal education.


11th December 2023 @ 8:00 am
January 21 @ 11:30 pm


Sunny Bank Mills Farsley
1912 Mill
Farsley, England LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
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