York Open Studios Selection Application 2D/3D artists - Guidance notes


Your application must be submitted by midnight on Monday 11th September 2017. If selected, you will be notified by 1st October and asked to complete a further online form giving information for your directory entry. Your entry fee is then payable by 8th October.

All applicants must live or have their permanent studio within a 10 mile radius of York City Centre. Our map shows the York Open Studios boundary. Your application will not be accepted if you do not live or have a permanent studio within the boundary.

The 18th York Open Studios will be held over two weekends:

The following fees apply to all successful applicants


The selection panel will consist of five independent arts professionals. A majority vote will decide whether each submission is accepted.

Selection will take place on 23rd September 2017.


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