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Leeds Summer Group Show

Online Event
Leeds Summer Group Show
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1 Jul 2020 - 31 Jul 2020

Online Event

The 2020 Leeds Summer Group Show is part of a programme of annual summer group shows that started in 2015. During the global pandemic this online exhibition was created to continue to: support artists, provide a platform to showcase art, sell work, and recognise an artist or collective by awarding a £500 cash prize. From 395 submissions the selection panel chose 38 for the online exhibition.

The following six artists have been shortlisted and are in the running for the £500 cash prize which will be awarded via a public vote. Please see the online exhibition to view the works and vote by midnight on 31 July. 

  • ACCA
  • Alice Chambers
  • Katie Bennett-Rice
  • Nisa Khan
  • Paris Crossley
  • Sarah Roberts

The selection panel included: 

Holly Grange is the Exhibitions Curator at Leeds Art Gallery and has previously held curatorial roles at the Whitworth, S1 Artspace, The Hepworth Wakefield and Tate St Ives. She is also the regional editor (Yorkshire and the Humber) for the art-writing platform, Corridor8.

Louise Atkinson is a visual artist, curator and researcher, specialising in the relationship between art and ethnography. She is also co-director of CuratorSpace.

Derek Horton worked on adventure playgrounds and community arts projects in the 1970s, followed by many years teaching art in higher education. He co-founded the online magazines, ‘/seconds’ with Peter Lewis, and ‘Soanyway’, which he currently edits with Gertrude Gibbons. He recently ran &Model gallery in Leeds for five years with Chris Bloor and James Chinneck, and has been Visiting Professor at the School of Art, Birmingham City University.

Si Smith is a Leeds-based creative practitioner who freelances as an illustrator, draws, makes comics and prints, and curates exhibitions.

court spencer is an Australian artist, curator and collaborator based in Leeds. She founded the summer group show in 2015 whilst the director at Left Bank Leeds and currently oversees audience development at Leeds Museums & Galleries.

This online exhibition and prize has been made possible with the support of Leeds Inspired, CuratorSpace, The State Of The Arts and court spencer.

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During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.

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  • Adults only
  • Exhibitions
  • Online
  • Visual Art
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