NORTH | Exhibition Open Call

Aug 23rd 2022


Visual Arts Scotland would like to invite our Members to be part of this exciting exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all Members of VAS; Professional, Ordinary and Associate working in any medium. We welcome Members old and new to join us in this celebration of art, creativity and innovation at Wasps | Inverness Creative Academy.

Entry Costs


Entry to this exhibition is free to all current Visual Arts Scotland Members.
Become a VAS Member here.

The maximum number of works depending on Membership type:

  • Associate Members: Up to 2 artworks.

  • Ordinary Members: Up to 3 artworks.

  • Professional Members: Up to 4 artworks.


If you are not currently a member of Visual Arts Scotland - please join us here


Key Dates

Open Call:    Wednesday 24 August 2022 - Monday 3 October 2022, 5pm
Pre-Selection:    Early October 2022
Notifications of pre-selected works:    Early November 2022

  • Delivery of works Edinburgh: Patriothall Wasps Studios, Patriothall, Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH3 5AY between 10am – 10.30am on 25th November 2022
  • Delivery of works Inverness: Wasps Studios, Midmills Bldg, Stephen's St, Inverness IV2 3JP, between 9-10am Monday 28th November 2022
  • Notification of unselected works for final hang: 30th November 2022 (very rare, see above, if you do not hear from us, please assume your work is hung)
  • Private view: Thursday 1 December 2022 6-8pm
  • Exhibition open to public: Mon-fri, from Friday 2 December - Wednesday 21 December 2022
  • Collection of unsold works: Inverness - Thursday 22nd December between 10am-11am. Patriothall Wasps Studios, Edinburgh - Friday 23rd December between 3pm-3.30pm

To apply for the exhibition, please follow the link below that will take you through to the online application form. Before you apply please make sure to read through the Exhibition Guidance Document fully which will give you a comprehensive breakdown of all requirements, restrictions and key information to help support your submission.

You can view the Guidance Document here.

Submit your work to NORTH - application portal

For any questions that cannot be answered in the Guidance Document please email Rowan at: and we shall get back to your enquiry as soon as possible.

For any press related enquiries please email Julie at: