Artist Call Out: LGBTQ+ Makers Market & Exhibition - 2024

In collaboration with People’s Proud Picnic, and with support from Adur & Worthing Trust and The Rainbow Fund, in July, Colonnade House will be hosting a week celebrating the creative LGBTQ+ community. The programme will include an LGBTQ+ Makers Market & Exhibition, Networking Lunch, Creative Workshops, Artists Talks, Film Screenings & more!

We are seeking Adur &/or Worthing based LGBTQ+ makers & artists to exhibit work at Colonnade House, Worthing, open to the public Tuesday 2 – Sunday 7 July.  

All participants must be available to deliver work on the morning of Monday 1 July & collect on the morning of Monday 8 July , although there is 0% commission on sales; you must also sign an exhibition agreement & where possible, contribute towards invigilating & handling sales on behalf of the exhibition.

We are also on the look-out for short films by local LGBTQ+ filmmakers to show their films as part of the Film Screening evening, which will be screened before the feature film (TBD) please get in touch to submit your film.

Please note: Artwork for the walls must be suitable to installed using the gallery hanging system; more details are available in the Colonnade House Hire Guide here.

We will try our best to accommodate for all submissions however, due to limited space; If applications exceed space available; we will work with partners to ensure a wide selection of artists are represented in the space.

By submitting you are not guaranteed a place in the market, exhibition or screening and the Trust has the right to refuse any work without the need to provide an explanation.

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If you require support with your application, Joe Cox:

Deadline: 8 May 2024, 17.00, successful applicants will be notified on w/c 13 May 2024.


Artists must cover the cost of production themselves, and sign a commission based agreement but we are happy to meet and explain any aspect of this.