Exeter Contemporary Open 2023

Sub­mis­sions are now open to UK based contemporary artists work­ing in any medi­um for Exeter Con­tem­po­rary Open 2023.

The exhibition, hosted at Exeter Phoenix Gallery in September 2023, aims to provide an important national platform for contemporary visual art with an emphasis on supporting emerging talent alongside more established artists.

Exeter Contemporary Open

Exeter Contemporary Open presents a significant annual showcase of emerging and established contemporary artists working in any media from across the UK. Established in 2006, the exhibition has come to be recognised as one of the UK’s most prominent contemporary art competitions, acting as a showcase, springboard and platform for some of the best new work from the most exciting artists working today.

Artists may submit up to four artworks, through the online submissions form, from which the exhibiting finalists will be selected by a panel of art-world professionals. The panel will particularly be looking for work that reflects current directions, themes and concerns in contemporary practice.  

Artist Call Out

THG Open 2018: This exhibition celebrates the rich and varied talent of local artists. All artists who live and work in the South West can submit artwork.

Prize Money of £750 will be awarded to the overall winner and £250 will be awarded for the Best Emerging Artist. The selection panel is drawn from key professionals from the arts community. 

The THG OPEN 2016 featured 93 artworks in the gallery space.

Please download the application form at www.thelmahulbert.com. Deadline : Friday 11 May, 5pm.

Hannah Murgatroyd

A solo show of new paintings and drawings that explore the body set within the landscape, presenting a vision of the world that is eroticised, ambiguous, emotional and deeply engaged with surface.

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