applications are now invited
the open west 2014
The Wilson | Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum
3 May to 1 June
the open west is an annual open competition and exhibition inviting work from national and international artists practising contemporary and conceptual art. Work submitted can include painting, installation, film and sound, textile, photography, ceramics, print, drawing, performance, sculpture, glass, metal and plastics.
Following the success of the 2013 programme, the open west 2014 will be held in the main galleries and permanent collections of The Wilson, the newly opened contemporary museum and art gallery in Cheltenham.
Up to 40 artists will be included in the exhibition, each with the possibility of showing more than one work. the open west 2014 will offer an opportunity for artists to participate in an education programme; residencies; workshops and a day of artists in conversation. A catalogue is published each year.
three award winners will each be offered £500
2014 panel - curators Lyn Cluer Coleman and Sarah Goodwin, together with Virgile Ittah and one further selector to be announced
read reviews of the open west 2013 at Newark Park here and at The Wilson here