South Hill Park

RG12 7PA

Open Call to Artists, ‘To The Moon And Back: Artists Exploring Outer Space’

December 14, 2018

South Hill Park Arts Centre is seeking artworks that examine and are influenced by lunar expeditions and explore humanity’s urge to discover more about outer space.

‘To the Moon and Back: Artists Exploring Outer Space’ is a group exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing as part of NASA’s Apollo 11 Lunar Mission. We are looking for emerging artists working across all analogue and digital media including 2D art forms, sculpture, and interactive pieces. We are particularly interested in works that present distinctive techniques and which relate, but are not limited to the following themes and ideas:

  • The surface of the moon and other planets
  • Interstellar travelling
  • Future missions into space
  • Misrepresentations of the moon/outer space
  • Matter and energy
  • The Multiverse
  • Gravity

Submission and participation in the exhibition is free*.

To apply please send an email to with:

  • 3 images (max) of existing work
  • CV (one page only) 
  • 300 words (max) proposal including titles and size of works)

Emails must not exceed 4.5MB. If you wish to send a file above 4.5MB, please use a Dropbox, website or WeTransfer link.

Deadline for submissions is Sun 10 Feb 2019.

Selected artists will be contacted the week commencing Mon 18 Feb 2019 for feasibility discussions.

Exhibition Dates: Sat 11 May – Sun 9 Jun 2019

Venue: South Hill Park, Ringmead, RG12 7PA

*A small budget will cover technical support, including installation of selected works, a breakfast preview as well as curatorial support and publicity. Technical and transportation support will be provided within reason. Exhibiting artists may also have their works and potentially relevant exhibition-related products on sale. Standard commission will apply.