AboutOpen Show 2010
20th July-7th August
Private View: Monday 19th July 6-9pm
Surface Gallery presents Open Show 2010 which this year will be held between 20th July and 7th August 2010.
This exciting annual exhibition once again explores new creative avenues and encourages unique and experimental work. Open Show provides up and coming artists with the opportunity to enter and compete in an international open call out exhibition, and acts as a platform for showcasing individual art pieces non basis of artists background and previous achievements.
This year the Surface Gallery curatorial team have selected over 30 art pieces from 27 different artists and collectives out of hundreds of entries. This ambitiously curated selection aims to be a diverse and exciting overview of current contemporary art exploring a multitude of practises, styles and mediums. The exhibition finalists include local artists, recent graduates and emerging artists from across Britain and as far and wide as the USA.
Out of these finalists one winner will be will be invited back for a free two week curated solo show at Surface Gallery in 2011. External judges (tbc) will be selecting this year's winner.
Surface Gallery invites you to come and judge the artwork for yourself at the Opening Evening on Monday 19th July between 6-9pm. This will be an opportunity to view the work first time and celebrate this year's budding artists.