We are pleased to announce that the judges on the panel for this year’s Contemporary Open exhibition will include artist and curator Kevin Hunt, independent curators Day + Gluckman and Phoenix Gallery curator Matt Burrows.
Entries for the exhibition will be accepted until the deadline of Friday 14 June, and more information on the application process can be found here >>
Kevin is an artist and curator and was director of The Royal Standard, an artist led gallery, project space and social workspace in Liverpool between July 2007 and January 2011. He co-curated Cave Art Fair which ran alongside Liverpool Biennial in 2012.
As a practicing artist, Hunt makes sculpture using found, redundant objects, particularly furniture which is reconfigured into something new.
Day + Gluckman
The curatorial collaboration Day+Gluckman have a reputation for working with artists with a rigorous approach to practice and context. Their aim is to develop long-term relationships with artists and seek and initiate opportunities to exhibit, explore, curate and commission.
Since 2008 Day+Gluckman have been programming the Collyer Bristow Gallery, London and are reponsible for the ongoing Sinopticon project which featured in multiple venues across Plymouth in 2012.
Matt joined the Exeter Phoenix team in 2009, having previously worked in various roles in both the commercial and public art sector, including roles at the Victoria Miro Gallery in London and Spacex Gallery in Exeter. He oversees all the exhibition spaces at Exeter Phoenix with a primary focus on the Phoenix Gallery’s programme of contemporary art.