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.
A link to the 2022 Open submissions form will appear here at 9am on Tuesday 2 November when submissions go live.
Please read the terms and conditions of the 2022 Open Exhibition in full before submitting your artwork (see link below).
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|
Need help submitting an artwork?
Book your free place on one of our Open Exhibition Workshops. These simple 30 minute sessions are designed for artists not familiar with using a computer, the internet, email or photographing their artwork. Staff will guide artists through the process of submitting an artwork online.
|Tuesday 2 November 2021||10.30am and 3.30pm|
|Saturday 6 November 2021||10.30am and 3.30pm|
|Sunday 14 November 2021||11.30am and 3.30pm|
|Friday 19 November 2021||10.30am and 3.30pm|
|Saturday 20 November 2021||10.30am and 3.30pm|
To reserve a 30 minute slot on one of these workshops please call 01482 614 290 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday. We have a limited number of spaces for these sessions.
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.
2021 Prize Winners
Future Ferens Young and Emerging Talent Prize sponsored by BSB Architecture - The Dead Bod, Chipspice and Polar Bear by Erin Ledsom