New Contemporaries annual exhibition of emerging and early career artists launches in Hull at Ferens Art Gallery (Gallery 4) and Humber Street Gallery (Space 1 & 2)
The hotly anticipated 2022 exhibition includes artists selected through an open submission by internationally renowned artists James Richards, Veronica Ryan and Zadie Xa. Established in 1949, New Contemporaries gives visibility and recognition to the incredible breadth and depth of emerging talent.
It also provides vital development opportunities enabling artists’ practices to become more sustainable long-term.
The Ferens has a magnificent collection of paintings and sculptures, including works by European Old Masters, portraiture, marine painting, and modern and contemporary British art. Highlights include masterpieces by Lorenzetti, Frans Hals, Antonio Canaletto, Frederick Leighton, Stanley Spencer, David Hockney, Helen Chadwick and Gillian Wearing. With a regular programme of events, guided tours and changing exhibitions, there’s always something new to explore. You can also enjoy refreshments in our popular cafe, Venue Hull.