Open call for artists

OpenArtExchange is looking to further build its artist portfolio. For our upcoming exhibition Undertow (7/3 – 18/4) we are specifically looking for female artists. Therefore, interested female artists can apply by filling out the registration form below. We prefer applications in Dutch or English, but in French is also accepted.

Are you a female artist interested in participating in our upcoming expo Undertow?

Tell us more about yourself! We will carefully examine your application and get in touch with you.


Please find application form below.


We are looking for professional female artists with at least 3 – 5 years of exhibiting experience (preferably some international experience) with art works that are reasonably easy to transport safely at reasonable costs. 


Deadline = 24 January 2021

Please note: For this exhibition, installations, performances, video’s and digital art are excluded from the selection. We aim to select a broad range of artists from different countries, different styles and different levels of experience. 

We will agree our conditions with selected artists upfront and expect to publish the final list of selected artists on 5 February 2021. We will not correspond on the reasons why artists have not been selected.

Application form




Our criteria for choosing high-quality artists

Artists in contemporary visual arts (o.a. drawing, painting, collage, print, photography, sculpture, multimedia, installation & performances)
Certified fine arts education at a generally acknowledged institute
Practice in non-Western country of origin/residence for at least 5 years
National and regional recognition through solo and group exhibitions and/or international artist-in-residence experience and/or other forms of recognition
Prepared to engage in a mutual longer term commitment

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