Penarth Pier Pavilion Open Art Exhibition 2016

17 Apr 2016 – 14 May 2016

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We're delighted to be welcoming artists from South Wales and beyond in our annual Open Art Exhibition. With its diverse range of artists, designers and makers, the Open Art Exhibition takes a look at some of the most interesting work being produced today.


Sebastian Aplin, Jan Bennett, Benjamin Brown, Lily-Beth Charles, Gordon Dalton, Lara Davies, Sara Dodd, DMK, David Evans, Lisa Evans, Jude Gill, Eluned Glyn, Steve Hines, Rachel Hughes, Richard James, Seungjo Jeong, Jacqueline Jones, Julia Manheim, Liam O’Connor, Tal Regev, Frances Rushworth, Diana Savostait, Lea Sautin, Lucy Stokes, Sabina Tupan, Jan Williams, Jiang Yuxue.

We welcome you to the opening of our next exhibtion at 2-4pm, 17th April 2016.

As an annual part of our programme, we look forward to welcoming you to the 2016 edition of our Open Exhibition. This year we have received over 130 applicants and near 450 individual works; we are delighted to announce the 27 artists & makers that are included in this year’s exhibition.

With this extensive variety of works comprising of ceramics, drawing, film, installation, painting, photomedia, printmaking, sculpture and video we see an entire arc of creative practice welcomed to Penarth, not only in South Wales, but in the UK as a whole. Following on from last year, we are announcing the following awards at 3pm, 17th April 2016:

PACL Chair Award: Financial award for furthering the career of the selected artist, awarded by Professor Tony Hazell, Chair of Penarth Arts & Crafts Ltd

Pavilion Periscope Award: Solo Exhibition held in 2017, awarded by the Selectors to an exceptional, emerging artist, exhibiting in Penarth Pier Pavilion for the first time.

Also we will be accepting votes for the People’s Choice Award from the opening until the 9th May.

Exhibiting artists

Julia Manheim

Sara Dodd

David Evans

Benjamin Brown

Sabina Tupan

Frances Rushworth

Jan Bennett

steve hines

Lara Davies

Liam O'Connor

Rachel Hughes

Gordon Dalton

Jiang Yuxue

Lisa Evans

Jacqueline Jones

Lea Sautin

Tal Regev

Diana Savostaite


Jan Williams

Jude Gill

Eluned Glyn

Richard James

Seungjo Jeong

Lucy Stokes

Sebastian Aplin

Lily-Beth Charles


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