Brighton Fringe 2024 Exhibition

Applications Closed

ONCA is excited to be participating in the Brighton Fringe festival and are seeking proposals from artists would like to hire the gallery in May for a joint 2 week exhibition.

We are looking to work with artists who have work that is inspired by themes of migration/cultural inclusion/interculturality to share the gallery for this 2 week period. 

We’re particularly keen to showcase local emerging artists, especially those who experience barriers within the arts such as those who identify as People of Colour, LGBTQIA+, working class, disabled, neurodiverse, and have caring responsibilities. We are offering a reduced hire rate.

  • £375 for half of the gallery (a full wall)
  • £225 for a quarter of the gallery (half wall).

Dates & Times

ONCA Gallery, 14 St George’s Place, BN1 4GB. 

The gallery will be open:

  • Friday 3rd May – 3 – 7pm (Launch Event)
  • Saturday 4th May
  • Sunday 5th May
  • Wednesday 8th May
  • Thursday 9th May
  • Friday 10th May

Our usual opening times are 1:30-5:30.


Included in hire fee:


  • Curatorial support from ONCA gallery’s curator throughout the exhibition process
  • Support from ONCA’s curator and volunteers during the install & take down
  • Invigilation during exhibition opening hours
  • Handling of artwork sales 

Marketing / Audience Engagement

  • Feature in ONCA’s newsletter 
  • Promotion via ONCA’s social media (Instagram, Facebook & Twitter) in lead up to and during the exhibition
  • Website listing on ONCA and Artists Open Houses 
  • Exhibition at venue on Central Trail map 
  • Venue listing in 50,000 brochures and 50,000 leaflet/maps distributed throughout Brighton, Sussex, London and the South East

Equipment & Materials 

  • Use of plinths and hanging system 
  • Printed wall text about exhibition in written English 
  • Artwork wall labels
  • Visitor handout and price list (if applicable) 

Please note ONCA takes 25% commission on artwork sales .


  • The deadline to apply is 12pm, Wednesday 3rd April 2024.
  • Artists confirmed by Friday 5th April 2024.
  • Fees must be paid before Wednesday 10th April 2024.

Please use the application link below to apply for a space. For any questions or if you require any assistance with filling out  these forms please contact us at with the subject ‘ONCA AOH 2024’.

Step 1: Complete this form – Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring Form

Step 2: Complete this form – Apply Now 

Image credit: SWAY by Solange Leon