Ferens Open - Hull

Ferens Art Gallery 2020 Open Exhibition





Each year the Ferens Art Gallery Open Exhibition provides an exciting opportunity for amateur and professional artists to celebrate creativity side by side in the Ferens Art Gallery's beautiful temporary exhibition spaces. The annual exhibition features a truly diverse selection of artworks in a variety of styles and media. A panel of three selectors choose approximately 400 artworks for the exhibition. The Ferens Art Gallery are delighted to announce the 2020 selectors:
Graham Dean, Visual Artist
Angela Kingston, Freelance Curator
Kenn Taylor, Director of Artlink, Hull

Artists are invited to submit up to three works in any media. Artists must be age 16 or over, and live or work in the UK.

Selected artists will be eligible for a range of cash prizes, including the new Future Ferens Young and Emerging Talent Prize – awarded to an artist age 16-25.

Submission for the 2020 Open will be open online from 9am on Monday 16 September to Midnight Sunday 6 October 2019. To find out more, or submit artwork visit:

Submission fee: £5 per artwork.

Selected work will be on display at Ferens Art Gallery: 15 February – 26 April 2020.

The exhibition is sponsored by the Friends of the Ferens and BSB Architecture.


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