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The Open West 2009

Summerfield Gallery, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham  20/2/09 - 27/3/09




The Open West is an annual open competition and exhibition inviting submissions from national and international artists practising contemporary and conceptual art, inclusive of painting, installation, film, photography, print and sculpture.

The panel of selectors for 2009 included the curators Lyn Cluer Coleman and Sarah Goodwin, together with Zelda Cheatle of the WMG Photography Fund, and Richard Cox of Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff.


The participating artists were:

Louise Adkins 

Susan Ashworth 

Derek Buckner 

Ludovik Boden    

Henny Burnett

Soo Jung Choi 

Clara Clark 

Sally Cohen

Stephanie Conway

Amanda Couch

Anna Bush Crews

Rachel Cunningham

Huw Davies

Robert Fearns

Freya Gabie

Paul Green

David Hamilton

Jessica Harrison

Charlotte Jonerheim

Jonathan Kipps

Angela Lizon

Patrick Lowry

Robert Luzar

Hannah Morrison

Naoko Miyazaki

Sachiyo Nishimura

Ulf Mark Pedersen

Olga Raciborska

Matthew Raw

Giulia Resteghini

Jorgen Rosengaard

Patrick Shanahan

Neil Shirreff

David Theobald

Michael Ward

Simon Willems

Kate Wilson

Thurle Wright

Masaki Yada

Masako Yui