London
Cost: Free (fee if selected)
Commission: Free 
Artwork Delivered to Gallery: Sun 7th Oct (5-7pm) or Mon 8th Oct. 

(In)visible will feature a group of artists who use their work to convey life’s difficulties. The exhibition will take place beteween 9 - 14 October 2018 to coincide with World Mental Health Day on 10 October.

The exhibition will feature work specifically produced as self-expression, communication and therapeutic release. With themes often thought of as taboo such as mental illness, addiction, abuse, and domestic violence, this exhibition promotes honesty and non-censorship. They aim to create a visually stimulating, thought-provoking, inclusive and engaging event that ignites discussion, tackles stigmas and unites artist and audience. 

The exhibition will take place at Espacio Gallery in Shoreditch, London.

They welcome submissions from all art disciplines, including video installation and interactive work. Submissions are free.

UK wide and international artists are welcome to apply, but will be responsible for insurance and shipping costs. Artists are advised to have their own insurance for valuable pieces of work.

Key dates:

  • Sunday 7th Oct – Artists to deliver work to gallery 5-7pm or Monday 8th – Artists to deliver work to gallery AM
  • Wednesday 10th – World Mental Health Day – online event – to be confirmed
  • Thursday 11th – ‘Private view’ 6-9pm
  • Saturday 13th – themed event/workshop – to be confirmed.
  • Sunday 14th – Final day – collection of unsold work 5 – 7pm


The gallery opening times are 11am – 7pm daily. Artists are welcome and encouraged to attend and be available to greet visitors during these times.

Upon successful application, artists will be asked to pay a fee of £70 to secure their inclusion in the exhibition. The organisers are a not-for-profit collective. This cost is to cover the following: 

  • Hire cost of gallery 
  • Equipment hire 
  • Drinks for private view
  • Staff for private view  
  • Printing costs for posters, flyers etc 
  • Staff invigilation for the duration of the event 

Artists will also receive social media coverage across our social media platforms before, during and after the event, together with the option to take part in our print sale. There will be 0% commission on all sales.

Amy Oliver and Jenni Bea to apply or for further information - [email protected]