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Oughterard Courthouse Arts Programme (OCAP) is delighted to invite submissions for our Group Shows which will be part of our Summer Arts Programme 2023.  The Exhibitions will be formed around the Artists’ submissions and invited Artists.  


  • We are interested in seeing both 2D and 3D submissions and will consider all mediums.

  • Submit high quality images of 3-6 Artworks you propose to exhibit alongside a brief description outlining artistic motivation, titles, medium, & dimensions (cms).  

  • Please submit your images in jpeg/png format which are no larger than 3MB.  Each Image should include Artwork Title, Artist name, Medium & Price in the image name as these images may be used for promotional material.  

  • Additional information such as your contact number, website details and any social media links should be included in email. 


  • There is no submission fee.

  • No CV is required.

  • There is no Artist fee at this time. 

  • Exhibitions will run during July 2023.

  • Delivery and collection of work is the responsibility of the Artist. (Dates will be confirmed with successful applicants)

  • All Artworks should be ready to hang or display securely, if there are any special requirements these should be notified in submission.

  • All Artwork prices should allow for commission of 20%.

  • All Artists will be notified as soon as possible after the deadline.

All submissions should be emailed to with OPEN CALL 23 in the Subject line.  Any queries or questions should be emailed to the email above well in advance of the deadline.

The deadline for submission is strictly 5pm Friday 28th April 2023.


OCAP (Oughterard Courthouse Arts Programme) is a voluntary group that was formed to run Visual Arts Exhibitions during the Summer months in Ougterard Courthouse with support from both Oughterard Courthouse Conservation & Heritage Company and Galway County Council.  The main aim of OCAP is to present a diverse range of Artists and Artistic Practices to the community in Oughterard.  We also aim to provide an exceptional Exhibition Space for established and emerging Artists to showcase their Artwork.



The Courthouse, Bridge Street, Oughterard, Co Galway, H91 XWH9, Ireland.


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Thanks for submitting!

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