Core Gallery Open Submission Exhibition for Deptford X 2010
Private View and Award Ceremony: 23 SEPTEMBER, 6.30-8.30pm
General Opening Times: 24 SEPTEMBER - 3 OCTOBER 2010
Mon - Weds by appointment, Thursday - Sunday 12-6pm
Core Gallery presents its open submission exhibition which runs alongside the annual Deptford X festival. Taking as its prompt the festival's statement of intent - 'Grand and spectacular, ephemeral or concealed, art qualified and created by daily life' - the Core Gallery Open Submission showcases a cornucopian display of contemporary artwork in a variety of different media. This is the only open submission exhibition in Deptford X 2010. Eighteen artists were selected from an outstanding pool of entries by prominent judges Graham Crowley, the UK's most distinguished living painter, Matt Roberts of Matt Roberts Art and Kate Jones, Marketing Director of John Jones.
The artworks comprise of painting, sculpture, photography, textiles and drawing and range from ethereality to the urban, from blissful childhood innocence to stark modern reality. The group of selected artists comprise 2010 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition exhibitor Edd Pearman, 2010 Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibitor Laura Moreton-Griffiths and artist James Wright, singled out by Kay Saatchi in the 2008 Selfridges Art Exhibition: Anticipation.
The full selected cohort of artists is as follows: Jonny Aldous, Eleanor Bowen, Tom Butler, Mr Clement, Robin Dixon, Louisa Durose, Marenka Gabeler, Alison Hand, Alyson Helyer, Anna-Maria Kardos, Simon Leahy Clark, Jin Han Lee, Marion Michell, Laura Moreton-Griffiths, Edd Pearman, Daisy Richardson, Liz West and James Wright.
Three of these artists will additionally be selected for a further exhibition at Core Gallery in 2010. This shall be announced at the Private View.