The Ballinglen Arts Foundation and Museum of Art First Biennial Exhibition: International Open Call Exhibition in the West of Ireland

7 October 2023 - 10 January 2024 

The call has closed. We will notify artists of the selection decisions on June 15th, 2023.


We are excited to launch The First Biennial Exhibition: an international open call group exhibition at The Ballinglen Museum of Art, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo, October 2023–January 2024. Works for the group exhibition will be selected through the open submission portal. Entry is open to all visual artists worldwide working in paint, drawing, print, sculpture, and photography. It will be selected by three established artists Mick O’Dea PPRHA, Carol Robertson and Rachelle Puryear. All decisions are final. Prizes will be awarded to exhibiting artists recognised for works of achievement. Please read all terms and conditions prior to entering.

For 30 years The Ballinglen Arts Foundation has provided residency awards to artists from Ireland and abroad to spend time working in rural west of Ireland which has benefited both the artists and the community.


Selection Notification: June 15th, 2023
Exhibition open October 7th, 2023 – January 10th, 2024