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Art Sets You Free.

Open to all Irish artists and any artists whose practice operates in Ireland. You must be comfortable selling your selected piece. All exhibitors keep 100% of their sales.

Top Prize: €10,000

  • One artists will be crowned art riddler winner 2023 and receive €10,000
  • In addition to the overall winner, a further five artists will be selected as winners on the night.
  • Each of the six artists will automatically qualify for my next exhibition in 2024 (date to be decided) whereby you will be able to submit 3-4 pieces of art (size dependent) for the exhibition.
  • The six artists will in turn be asked to identify one emerging artist each to exhibit alongside them. The emerging artist must not previously had their own solo exhibition. Their piece will be size restricted. 
  • An open call for 10/15 additional artists will be announced in January 2024 to take part in the 2024 exhibition.

2023 Submissions now Closed

  • Application deadline is Friday 15 September 2023.
  • Art work must have been created in 2023, be a one off piece and not been exhibited elsewhere.
  • All art that successfully sells at the exhibition must not be reproduced in any format post exhibition.
  • While there are no size restrictions on submissions there is a limited number of places available for large work
  • Please prioritise using the form to enter; if you have issues, email

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