The OLIST is a new initiative from Interactive Technology Ltd designed to keep artists informed of key entry dates for Open Exhibitions in the UK and beyond. Providing continuous information on 'Open for Entry' dates as well as highlighting exhibitions which are close to their entry deadlines. Artists sign up to receive regular notifications regarding each of the featured exhibitions listed and reminded by email when entries are closing.
It is free to view and register and we have several upgrade options to provide additional services depending on your requirement.

The OLIST Feature List Public Artist Curator Advertiser Annual Member
Entry Links to Featured Listings
Entry Links to All OLIST Listings
Open Exhibitions Guide
Monthly Newsletter
Dedicated Emailings
Artist Profile
Submit a Call to Artists
Advertise on The OLIST
7 day and 48 hour Reminders (Featured Listings)
View The OLIST Archive
Artist Portfolio *(under development)


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Artists: Subscribe to The OLIST

  1. Free subscription to receive our monthly email newsletter which includes all the Mall Galleries society open exhibitions, The London Group, The ArtGemini Prize, The Threadneedle Prize and many more...
    You will also recieve 7 day and 48 hour email reminders of all our featured listings.
    £FREE for ever- register now  

  2. Annual membership. Upgrade to an OLIST Member and benefit from aditional content and services. You can view our archive of ended calls and benefit from our Open Exhibition Guide which lists many of the regular UK Open exhibitions, allowing you to plan your annual submissions.
    Your membership will also support the running of this site and our developpment of further features.
    We are currently developing an Artist Portfolio sytem which will enable you to upload images of your artwork and prepare it for many open exhibitions.
    £18 per year - register now  


Curators and Exhibition Organisers: Submit your Call to Artists to The OLIST

  1. Free Listing Submission. It's free to submit a Call to Artists onto the OLIST and you will benefit from being included on our monthly newsletter sent out to our growing list of artist subcribers. Your call will also benefit from our social media networking where we promote The OLIST to many Facebook art related groups. 
    £FREE - more information.   

  2. Featured Listing. The featured listing section at the top of The OLIST is reserved for open exhibitions and calls to artists which use The OESS (Open Exhibition Submission and Selection) system to manage artwork entries.
    more information

  3. Premium Listing. Your listing will be highlighted as FEATURED and will appear in the top section of The OLIST. Premium listings benefit from greater exposure and positioning on The OLIST, the Newsletter and artists are able to request 7 day and 48 hour reminders.
    £5 per week - more information

  4. Premium Plus Listing. The Premium plus upgrade offers the same as our Premium services above plus additional reach via our continuous Facebook advertising campaigns which target artist audiences in excess of 1,000,000 in the UK and abroad.
    £10 per week - more information


Marketing and Advertising

The purpose of The OLIST is to connect artists with art opportunities including open and juried exhibitions. It is funded by artist membership fees, art related advertising and The OESS. A large pecentage of the income generated by this site is spent on Social Media Advertising and the further development of the site to provide a better and more useful experience to the artist, curator or arts organiser.

  • The OLIST Newsletter is sent out to our growing list of artist subscribers, and is posted on our Facebook and LinkedIn group pages.

  • Facebook. All our Featured Listings are continuously advertised on Facebook through a series of ongoing paid campaigns that reach a monthly audience in excess of 5,000 targeted artists in the UK and beyond, all interested in the arts and art opportunities. This provides a high click through rate directly to The OLIST and your artist opportunity.

  • Social Media Networking. We actively promote The OLIST to over 50 art related Facebook groups all of which have over 15,000 members. We use LinkedIn to network and connect The OLIST with art professionals and artists worldwide and we will soon be broadening our reach with Twitter.

  • Banner and Side Widget Advertising on The OLIST website. We provide a variety of advertising opportunities for art related businesses or organisations on this site.
    To advertise on this site please Click Here



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Managing the OESS and OLIST for artists, art galleries and arts intitutions in the UK and abroad.
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