Congratulations to Holly Rowan Hesson and Matt Davis for winning first and second prize, respectively. Holly was selected for her photographic installation, Spark and will be returning to Bankley Gallery in 2015 for a solo exhibition.
Matt was selected for for his pieces The Great Imposter and Office Times. We are proud sponsors of the Bankley Open Call and Matt will receive £150 to spend with us in store and we are looking forward to seeing what he makes with his winnings.
This year’s shortlist and winners were selected by Chris Bloor, Co-Director of & Model Gallery, Leeds; Kate Jesson, Curator at Manchester City Art Gallery; Kwong Lee, Director of Castlefield Gallery, Manchester and Peter Seal, artist and overall winner of Bankley Open Call 2013.
There is still time to see the the last weekend of the Open Call exhibition this Saturday and Sunday from 12-4pm, and you can join the Open Call winners at the special Wrap Party event this Sunday from 2-4pm. Tell Bankley you are coming here.