the open west is an annual open submission exhibition inviting work from national and international artists practising contemporary art.
Work submitted includes painting, installation, film and sound, textile, photography, ceramics, drawing, print, performance and sculpture.
the open west offers opportunities for artists to participate in an education programme and artist talks.
the open west is taking a sabbatical - we will post news and developments during 2016
exhibition image archive 2009 - 2015