Ferens Art Gallery Open Exhibition

2022 Open Exhibition

Ferens Art Gallery

Saturday 19 February - Monday 2 May 2022

The annual Open Exhibition at the Ferens Art Gallery has celebrated the creativity of local amateur and professional artists since 1967. Each year the Open Exhibition provides an exciting opportunity for artists to display and sell artwork. Visitors can expect to see a fascinating array of artwork including impressive paintings, photography and textiles, as well as a number of striking sculptures and ceramics, most of which will be for sale.



Submit an Artwork 

Entries for the 2022 Ferens Open Exhibition have now closed


2022 Open Exhibition - Key Dates for Artists

Online submissions open 9am, Tuesday 2 November 2021
Online submissions close Midnight, Sunday 21 November 2021
Notification by email w/c 6 December 2021
Delivery of chosen work Saturday 15 January to Friday 28 January 2022
Exhibition display Saturday 19 February to Monday 2 May 2022
Collection of artwork Saturday 7 May - Friday 20 May 2022



2021 Open Exhibition Virtual Tour


In this short film we take a closer look at the 2021 Open Exhibition and hear from selector Kofi Smiles, and the judges who chose the prize winners.