Open Call: ForM Sculpture Exhibition 2022

2 February 2022

Deadline: March 19, 2022

Artists are invited to submit an application for consideration for the ForM Sculpture Exhibition 2022. This outdoor sculpture exhibition takes place annually in June, in the surroundings of Bangor Castle Walled Garden.

Applications are now open for artists to propose works, proposals should be suitable for the outdoors and they should respond to the environment of Bangor Castle Walled Garden.

In 2021 a selection of 23 sculptures were exhibited throughout the garden, and was virtually exhibited online in situ.

Selection Criteria

Work will be selected based on the;

• The quality of the proposal
• How appropriate the proposed work is within the garden environment, e.g. content, material, display.
• Ability to deliver the proposed work based on previous experience and images of previous work.


This year three awards are available to selected artists. The awards will be granted by a selection of professionals from the Visual Arts Sector, Crafts Sector and stakeholders.

1st Place – £200 artists materials of your choice
2nd Place – £150 artists materials of your choice
3rd Place – £100 artists materials of your choice

How to Apply
Submissions can be made via an online application form. Make sure to read though the full Guidance Notes and Criteria, downloaded via the application link.

If you have any questions regarding the application, please email arts@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk or telephone 028 9181 0803.


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