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Call for Artists 2016

Call to Artists

All artists normally living, working or studying in Wirral are invited to submit work to Deeside Art Group's 69th annual exhibition, to be held at Westbourne Hall, West Kirby from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th June 2016.

Original pictures in any medium may be submitted (sorry, no photography). Non-members are invited to submit three framed works. To enter the exhibition, non-members should please download, print and complete where appropriate the 3 forms below .

Pictures must be submitted on Saturday 4th June 2016 at Westbourne Hall, West Kirby between 9am and 12noon with the appropriate paperwork and submission fee. Please read the Conditions of Entry (below) carefully before bringing in your work. We look forward to seeing your work!


Bob Goldsborough demonstrates landscape painting in oils

DAG hold regular art demonstrations and talks by specially invited artists such as Dennis Oakes, Bob Goldsborough, Dennis Spicer, David Wilson, Gillian Wyche and Nigel Morris. Events include demonstrations in oils, acrylics, watercolours and pastels.

Pictured left is Bob Goldsborough demonstrating landscape painting in oils for us in October 2015.

Welcome to Deeside Art Group

Deeside Art Group annual exhibition

Deeside Art Group - affectionately known as DAG - is an art society based in the Wirral peninsula in north west England. The society holds an annual exhibition of artwork at Westbourne Hall, West Kirby which includes work by our 100-plus members, guest exhibitors and students from local schools. All exhibitors are from, or are currently based in, Wirral.

Over our 60+ years we have established an enviable reputation. Our exhibitions mix high quality artwork by established local artists with work by up-and-coming local artists, whose artistic progression we seek to encourage. More on the history of DAG...

Become a DAG member

Deeside Art Group (DAG) is a membership by invitation art group. Both members and non-members are invited to submit 3 framed pieces of artwork (sorry, no photography) to our annual exhibition, for a small fee (non-refundable). Around 200 pieces of artwork are selected to hang in the exhibition, at the end of which work by non-members is reviewed. Those non-members whose work is up to the required standard will be invited to become members of Deeside Art Group, for a reasonable membership fee.