Art In The Eastside 2014 Submissions NOW OPEN

The Art in the East Side Billboard Project is the largest outdoor visual arts exhibition in Ireland and includes work from local, national and international artists.  Submissions for the 2014 Project are now open

As part of the Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen’s programme, this dynamic public art project, celebrates the creative positive energy of East Belfast, through the use of high-quality visual art, on 50 Billboards and installations in public spaces. Collectively, it will create an outdoor gallery of positive and thought-provoking images. The artworks will be displayed in the heart of East Belfast in high-profile locations and arterial routes. Viewed by over 400,000 commuters, visitors and residents, Art in The Eastside is for many, an introduction to visual art. It is by its very nature accessible, presenting high-quality visual across the East of the city, adding colour, vibrancy to the urban landscape.

Art in the East Side have an open submission opportunity for artists wishing to participate in the “Art in the Eastside’ Billboard project and will include artists that are based locally, nationally and internationally.  All that is required is a digital image submitted be emailed. Submission is free of charge and selected artists will receive a small fee for their participation.

A selection panel consisting of Deirdre Robb from Creative Exchange, Joanna Harvey from  ACNI, Rob Hilken from VAI and Richard Wakley the Director of Belfast Festival at Queen’s will make he final choices regarding artwork to be included in  the exhibtion. Submissions will be anonymous when presented to the panel.

The deadline for submissions is 29 AUGUST 2014.                                                    Artists are also required to provide the following;

Image – dimensions detailed on Brief       AITE artist brief 2014       

CV and Statement

Submissions can be made via


Triona White Hamilton