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Call for submission


elarogallery is calling for artists from Iran to exhibit for one month in London, UK.

Artists are invited to submit up to 4 artworks. Selected pieces will be exhibited in a central London gallery and will also be promoted via a dedicated online gallery specialising in Iranian artists. The exhibition will take place between May 1st and June 30th 2016. Exhibiton dates will be finalised later this year.

All artworks will be selected by the gallery directors. Two-dimensional artwork must not exceed a total of 100cm x 100cm (including the frame). Sculpture must not exceed 50cm x 50cm x 50cm.

To apply please email CV or artist statement along with photographs of your artworks to:


Please ensure the file size of each photograph does not exceed 1mb.

When selected, the artist will pay a fee of £20 per submitted artwork (up to a maximum of 4 artworks). Delivery and collection are at the expense of the artist.


May be of any age or training and either be currently living in Iran or have emigrated from Iran.

Can submit up to 4 different artworks, of any medium from paintings, photography, mosaic, mixed media or sculpture.

Must be the owner and the work(s) submitted are of their own origination. The Artist must hold all moral and intellectual property rights.

The organisers will not be liable for any loss or damage to any artworks physically submitted at any point, however caused either in transit to and from the exhibition, or during any period of storage, packing or unpacking, exhibition or in any period in which the work is in their keeping.

We recommend that the Artist has insurance covering their artworks, especially in transit and while at the organisers or sponsors premises.

When selected, the artist will be asked to pay an entry fee of £20 per artwork up to a maximum of 4 artworks. The entry fee payment will be due two months prior to the opening date of the exhibition.

Artist accepts that all work submitted will be available for sale in the exhibition and on the website. At the end of the exhibition period unsold artwork will be returned to the Artist at the Artist's expense.

The organiser will take payment from the buyer of the artwork and, once payment is received, will pay the artist minus the 20% commission on total sale price.

Once registered, all Artists agree that we may reproduce their work (at no fee and not for resale) only in association with the exhibition now and in the future (including press/publicity/website and catalogue and any other printed or digital material, advertising the exhibitions and future entries).

Please note that we do not offer refunds for entries.


A maximum of 4 artworks per Artist may be entered. Only one image of each work must be submitted.

The image(s) submitted must accurately portray the artwork and the Artist must be its creator.

The image(s) must be submitted via email. Entry fee payment will be due two months prior to the opening date of the exhibition.


Paintings, drawings, original prints, photography, digitally produced artworks, mixed media constructions and sculpture are accepted.

Video art, sound art are not accepted.

Two-dimensional artwork must not exceed a total of 100cm x 100cm (including the frame). Sculpture must not exceed 50cm x 50cm x 50cm.

All work submitted must be available for sale. The Artist's recommended sales prices should be carefully considered and at a sensible market value (the organisers can assist with valuations), as this will help effectively promote the Artist and their career.


elarogallery has been organising pop-up and temporary art exhibitions in London since 2013. Specialising in promoting lesser-known artists both in the UK and abroad, elarogallery works closely with artists to provide support and assist them in gaining wider exposure for their art.


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