Exhibition and sale on behalf of OneKind | Breeze Art Gallery, Jenners, Edinburgh
Friday, 19 October – Thursday, 25 October 2018 inclusive
Private Viewing – Thursday, 18 October
Art for Animals is a new annual event that brings together the most exciting and inspiring Scottish wildlife and animal artists in a unique exhibition and art sale in aid of OneKind, Scotland’s animal campaigns charity.
In partnership with Breeze Art Gallery, a spacious, vibrant and prestigious gallery in Jenners in Central Edinburgh, Art for Animals promises to be an exceptional and exciting celebration of Scotland’s animals and the art they inspire.
After a successful pilot in 2017, this year’s Art for Animals will be even bigger, and this is your chance to be part of it.
If you would like to exhibit at Art for Animals 2018, please go to the application section.
We are open for applications until 3 July 2018 and you will be contacted after that if you’ve been shortlisted.
This is an extraordinary opportunity for established and new Scottish wildlife artists.
- You get to exhibit in one of Edinburgh’s most prestigious art galleries.
- The only fee payable is that on all sales achieved. This commission goes directly to OneKind.
- Highly-trained gallery staff are there to sell your work for you.
- There’s a chance to win a publishing contract and to have your art promoted throughout the UK.
- And, by taking part, you will be helping OneKind give Scotland’s animals a voice against cruelty and persecution.
- Breeze Art Gallery is sponsoring the exhibition.
We are open to applications from all Scottish wildlife artists, new and established, and whatever your medium and style.
Our aim is to put on a varied exhibition that is inspired by Scotland’s animals and the need to protect and celebrate them and the role they play in our lives.
For more information on the application process, please go to the application section.
Breeze is a spacious, vibrant, prestigious art gallery based in Jenners, Edinburgh, one of Scotland’s most famous stores. Initially based in Peebles, Breeze expanded to become part of the new Jenners after the store’s multi million pound overhaul in 2008. Breeze now also has branches in Peebles and Loch Lomond.
Breeze has become the leading commercial art gallery in Edinburgh, bringing new and exciting art to Scotland’s capital and is a breath of fresh air for any art enthusiast.
Breeze works with a number of talented artists whose work encompasses a huge variety of media and techniques.
Breeze is an art for all gallery and encourages clients of all ages and from beginner to experienced art collectors.
Dates and Venue
Breeze Art Gallery
48 Princes Street
South St David Street Entrance
Lifts No 4 or 9 to 4th Floor
|Friday 19 October||09.30am – 19.00pm|
|Saturday 20 October||09.00am – 19.00pm|
|Sunday 21 October||11.00am – 18.00pm|
|Monday 22 October||09.30am – 18.30pm|
|Tuesday 23 October||09.30am – 18.30pm|
|Wednesday 24 October||09.30am – 18.30pm|
|Thursday 25 October||09.30am – 20.00pm|
Q & A
OneKind’s long-term aim is for Art for Animals to develop into an important and well-known annual event celebrating wildlife and animal-inspired art in Scotland. Its goal is to raise significant funds for OneKind and our work on behalf of all animals here in Scotland as well as offering selected Scottish wildlife artists an exceptional opportunity to build their profile and sales.
As well as the opportunity of exhibiting in a leading Edinburgh gallery, there’s also the extraordinary chance of being selected for a publishing contract which would lead to your art being promoted throughout the UK.
If you’d like to take part in this unique and inspiring event, please go to the application section.
Below are some frequently asked questions, but if you’d like any more information, please telephone OneKind on 0131 661 9734, or email us at email@example.com
Breeze Art Gallery, 4th Floor, Jenners, 48 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2YJ
Spacious and vibrant, Breeze is situated on the fourth floor of the prestigious Jenners Department Store in Edinburgh. The exceptional venue and knowledge and calibre of the gallery staff, combined with the convenience and accessibility of the central Edinburgh location, make this gallery an outstanding choice.
The dates of Art for Animals are Friday, 19 October – Thursday, 25 October 2018 inclusive.
There will be an invitation-only Private Viewing on the opening night, Thursday 18 October 2018.
Who is OneKind?
OneKind is Scotland’s leading animal campaigns charity. Based in Edinburgh, OneKind’s work covers Scotland’s wildlife, farm animals, pets and lab animals. OneKind exists to end cruelty to Scotland’s animals. OneKind exposes cruelty and persecution through investigations and research, and ends it for good by giving Scotland’s animals a voice, lobbying for legislative change.
How much does it cost each artist to exhibit?
It costs nothing. Breeze has very kindly waived all charges for the artists and OneKind is extremely grateful to Breeze for this incredible support and generosity.
All we are asking from participating artists is 30% commission of the value of all sales to be donated to OneKind.
What will I be able to exhibit?
Between 5 – 10 original works – depending on the number of artists chosen to take part.
You can exhibit in either 2D or 3D – all artist materials are acceptable.
Does each artist have to attend for the whole event?
We would like each artist to attend the Private Viewing to be held in the evening on Thursday, 18 October. Otherwise, there is no need for artists to attend the rest of the exhibition.
Highly-trained gallery staff will be in attendance throughout the exhibition to provide information, answer any queries from potential buyers and sell your work for you.
How do I take part?
We’re inviting Scottish wildlife artists to apply to participate in this exciting event.
- Applications will go to a selection panel after the deadline of 3 July 2018.
- There will be an announcement on 10 July 2018 of the artists selected for the short list.
- Short-listed artists will be invited to submit an original piece of work by 17 July 2018.
- The announcement of those artists chosen to participate in the exhibition will be made on 31 July 2018.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, address, email, telephone numbers and website, and attach a biography (as a Word document) and images of 3 examples of your original work (in PDF or JPEG format). Each image should be clearly labelled using the following format:
Please note: if you are shortlisted, you’ll need to submit an original piece of work to Breeze Art Gallery, Jenners, Edinburgh by 17 July 2018.
Each exhibiting artist will have an image featured on our website.
Is there a deadline?
The deadline for receipt of submissions is 3 July 2018.
We’ll announce on 10 July 2018 the names of the artists who have been short listed. Short-listed artists will need to submit an original piece of work by 17 July 2018. On 31 July 2018, we’ll announce the names of the artists who have been selected to exhibit at Art for Animals 2018.
Please send an email, to reach us by 3 July 2018, saying that you’d like to be considered for Art for Animals, to email@example.com
The email must include:
- Contact details
Name, address, email, telephone numbers and website.
A biography (not exceeding 250 words) attached as a Word document.
Images of 3 examples of your original work (in PDF or JPEG format). Each image should be clearly labelled using the following format:
If you are shortlisted, you’ll need to submit an original piece of work to Breeze Art Gallery, Jenners, Edinburgh, by 17 July 2018.
All work will be considered and whether 2D or 3D, all artist materials are acceptable, but we do ask that the work to be exhibited:
- Demonstrates quality, talent and originality.
- Is appealing to a wide range of potential buyers.
- Is professionally framed and presented – this is essential.
Director – Breeze Art Gallery – branches in Peebles, Edinburgh and Loch Lomond.
Breeze is delighted to be able to give its Edinburgh gallery as the venue for Art for Animals 2018 and to work in partnership with OneKind in support of OneKind’s valuable work campaigning to end cruelty to Scotland’s animals.
Art for Animals will bring together the most exciting and inspiring Scottish wildlife and animal artists. It will provide a wonderful opportunity to encourage new artists, tapping into the trend of the growing popularity of wildlife art, whilst at the same time help to give Scotland’s animals a much-needed voice. Breeze is thrilled to be part of this unique event.
Event Co-ordinator – OneKind
It’s really exciting to be involved at the inception of what promises to be a significant ongoing annual event. It is great to work with such a prestigious venue as Breeze Art Gallery and we are overwhelmed by Bob Corsie’s generosity and support.
I am looking forward to working with such a wide range of talented artists. To know Art for Animals will support new Scottish wildlife artists whilst boosting OneKind’s work in giving Scotland’s animals a voice makes the whole project incredibly rewarding and one I am delighted to be a part of.
OneKind Trustee, Associate Message Matters
I’m delighted to be on the selection panel for Art for Animals and be involved with such an exciting and worthwhile event. Animals and art are both very close to my heart so being able to combine both these passions for such a fantastic cause is a pleasure.
We will update this as soon as we confirm participating artists.
For more information
Call us from 08.00am till 5.00pm on 0131 661 9734
For all media enquiries please contact:
Sarah Moyes, 50 Montrose Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 5DL, Scotland, UK.
Tel: +44 (0) 131 661 9734
Out of office hours please contact: 07814 249 534