Chester’s Grosvenor Museum announces its 13th Open Art Exhibition. This will present the best in contemporary art from the region, giving artists in the area a chance to show their work and providing a diverse and stimulating exhibition for the public.
Discover the wealth of local creative talent in this diverse and stimulating exhibition, selected from hundreds of entries in open competition. Enjoy a kaleidoscope of colours and styles, a wide range of techniques and materials, and a rich variety of subjects and moods. There will definitely be things you will love, and maybe a few you will hate: come and vote for your favourite!
A total of £1,850 will be awarded in prizes. The First Prize is £1,000, with a Second Prize of £500 and a Third Prize of £250. Visitors to the exhibition will also be able to vote for their favourite work, and the Visitors’ Choice will win £100.
The exhibition will be opened by Helen Legg, Director, Tate Liverpool. It will be selected by Associate Professor Bernadine Murray, Head of Art & Design, University of Chester; John Whitehill, artist; and Peter Boughton, Keeper of Art, West Cheshire Museums.
The exhibition will run from 10 May – 18 September.