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New Contemporaries at The Bristol Gallery

Alison Black: Manhattan 49 (2009) print on paper

Alison Black: Manhattan 49 (2009) print on paper

Press release issued: 4 November 2009

A new exhibition of contemporary art, co-curated by University of Bristol student Holly Lopez, opens at The Bristol Gallery on the Harbourside this Saturday [7 November].

New Contemporaries I features the best and brightest emerging contemporary artists, brought together for the first time.

The show explores new parameters and directions in contemporary art, bringing a diverse range of talent and experience to new audiences in the Bristol region. 

It offers the viewer unusual and exciting discoveries, promoting and creating access to vibrant contemporary visual art with a lively assembly of artists working in a range of media including photography, textiles, abstract work, video, installation and sculpture.

The exhibition includes works by Arno, Jan Lewin-Cadogan, Rakhee, Nicola Dale, Cordelia Spalding, Katharine Barker, Paul Wright, Arabella Nock, Fran Richardson, Alison Black, Susan Bowman, Peter Walker, Michelle Lord and Helen Grundy.

It is curated by Andrew Price and Holly Lopez who is a recent first class graduate from the Department of History of Art, currently undertaking the Department’s MA Art, Histories and Interpretations.

The exhibition runs from Saturday 7 November 2009 to Thursday 7 January 2010.

The Bristol Gallery opened its doors to critical acclaim in September 2009 with the inaugural exhibition, Myth and History, curated by Dr Dorothy Rowe, Senior Lecturer in the Department of History of Art.

Gallery Opening Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm, Saturday: 10am – 5pm, Sunday: 11am – 4 pm, Late night opening: Thursday until 8pm

The Bristol Gallery, Building 8, Unit 2, Millennium Promenade, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TY  Tel: 0117 930 0005

Further information

Please contact Holly Lopez for further information.
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