Open Call for On the move, jewels

Open call  /  15 Mar 2022  -  07 May 2022
Published: 15.03.2022
Brooch by Luis Acosta. .
Brooch by Luis Acosta.

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The exhibition "On the move, jewels" curated by Luis Acosta will be roaming from November 2022 and continues in 2023. "On the move, jewels": The movement that our activity has had and continues to have despite the pandemic.
Following the experience acquired with "Beyond Textile", jewelry made by 21 Argentine jewelry designers, "More than clogs and tulips ...", "Dialogues from Holland" (both) jewelry made by 20 Dutch jewelery designers, "RED - BLACK, jewels", jewelery made by 21 Argentine jewelry designers, "The strength of textile, jewels" and "Eloquence of paper, jewels", each one with 24 international contemporary jewelry designers, "Beauty and Wonder, jewels", jewelry made by  26 international contemporary jewelry designers, "Out of the Shadow into the Light", jewelry made by 4 gallery owners, "Distances bring us closer, jewels", jewelry made by 15 Argentine jewelry designers, now emerges "On the move, jewels", with international designers of contemporary jewelry.

Entry Criteria
  • The postulated jewelry could be of any type material and technique. As far as possible, neither gold nor silver (not exclusionary). This is due to customs procedures if they arrive from outside Europe.
  • Between 4 and 8 pieces per artist will be selected. If during the exhibition they are sold, others can be added.
  • The price to the public for each submitted piece should not exceed € 400.
  • Depending on the space of each gallery, in each presentation it is ensured to show 3 or 4 pieces (not bulky) per artist.
  • The shipping costs, round trip (country of origin-Netherlands-country of origin), are paid by the artist as well as, if any, customs expenses. This is for non-European countries. NOT SO the shipping costs between one gallery and another that are in charge of the galleries or mine.
  • If the gallerists are interested in continuing to work with you, the contact will be directly set up.
Key dates
  • Registration deadline (via photos): May 07, 2022
  • List of selected artists: May 10, 2022
  • Reception of selected jewels from: September 15, 2022
How to apply
Please send all the documentation by Wetransfer since it accepts photos in high resolution.
For more security, send it to two email addresses Luis Acosta:  and
Please contact the above emails for more information.

Participation in the selection is free.
Please send the following materials to apply:
1. Main images of max. 8 pieces proposed for the call ( it can be one image for the whole piece and one detailed image).
The photos must be sent as a compressed attachment or Wetransfer (please don't send them in a line in the email). The photos must be free of copyright.
2. Please rename the image as number + SURNAME + first name + type of the piece (e.g. 1ACOSTA Luis bracelet).
3. Link of your website, blog or Instagram.
4. A short description of the work (statement) and detail of the piece: material and technique. Retail price (in euros).
5. Your current CV.
All the material should be in English and if possible in Spanish as well.
Please send all the text content in a doc. Word (NOT PDF). The word should not be longer than 1/2 page in Arial 10 (the jewel itself is the most important).

Presentations of  "On the move, jewels" Roaming begins in November 2022 and continues in 2023
  • Galería Lalabeyou - Madrid (Spain)
  • Galerie Caractère - Neuchatel (Switzerland)
  • Galería Tincal Lab - Porto (Portugal)
  • Galería CONTEXT - Sant Cugat (Barcelona - Spain) 
More will be added to this roaming...


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