Exeter Phoenix is pleased to announce the selection panel for Exeter Contemporary Open 2015. Joining Phoenix Gallery curator Matt Burrows will be artist Sean Edwards, artist, writer & curator Cedar Lewisohn and independent curator and gallerist Jennie Syson.
The deadline for entries will be Friday 12 June and the exhibition will open in early September at Exeter Phoenix.
Sean Edwards is an artist based in Abergavenny, Wales, who has exhibited extensively both in the UK and internationally. He is represented by Limoncello gallery (London) and Tanya Leighton gallery (Berlin). Recent exhibitions include MOSTYN, Llandudno; Limoncello, London and Zabludowicz Collection (all 2014)
Cedar Lewisohn is an artist, writer and curator, based in London. He curated the exhibition Rude Britannia at Tate Britain (2010) and is the author of publications on Street Art and Abstract Graffiti. Recent curatorial projects include The Canals Project and Punk & Sheep gallery, London and in 2014 he completed a year long residency at the Jan Van Eyck Academie, Netherlands.
Jennie Syson is an independent curator and gallerist based in Nottingham. She is the director of SYSON, a commercial contemporary art gallery in the city, and has an extensive background as a curator, producer and consultant on various public programmes, events and exhibitions, both in the UK and internationally.