Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Paul Merrick: Salon 09

4th - 19th September 2009
Friday to Sunday (12.00-18.00).

Project Space, 25 Vyner Street, London, E2 9DG.

Matt Roberts Arts is pleased to announce the opening of our annual art prize exhibition Salon09, which will take place at our new 1000 square foot project space on the internationally renowned Vyner Street, East London. Salon09 features 58 artists’ work, ranging from Painting, Printmaking, Photography, Collage, Drawing, Sculpture, and Installation.

The selected artists are: Henny Acloque, Iain Andrews, Tim Bailey, Aglae Bassens, Fiona Cassidy, Louisa Chambers, Noa Charuvi, Charlie Coffey, Lucy Conochie, Ben Deakin, Dolores DeSade, Robin Dixon, Aidan Doherty, Freya Douglas-Morris, Tamara Dubnyckyj, Marko Dutka, Alice Evans, Andrew Griffiths, Dominic Hawgood, Neil Hedger, Liz Hingley, Atsuhide Ito, Monica Ursina J├Ąger, Lauren Kelly, Ilona Kiss, Sai Hua Kuan, Anna Larkin, Alanna Lawley, Alastair Levy, Hayley Lock, Cathy Lomax, Fiona MacDonald, Susie MacMurray, Garry Martin, John Mclaren, Georgina McNamara, Aidan McNeill, Paul Merrick, Arnaud Moinet, Eleanor Moreton, Lourival Cuquinha, Kala Newman, Ellen Nolan, Thomas Owen, Claire Palfreyman, Erik Parra, Regine Petersen, Barbora Rybarova, Michelle Sank, Anthony Schrag & Alice Finbow, Anja Schaffner, Guy Shoham, Georgina Sleap, Carole Suety, James Tye, Laura Zilionyte.

The work has been handpicked by a panel of prominent art experts, including Ceri Hand, Director of The Ceri Hand Gallery, Liverpool, Gordon MacDonald, Editor and Head of Publications at Photoworks, Brighton, and Margot Heller, Director of the South London Gallery.

NEWS:The Salon09 Selectors' Prize and John Jones Award for Contemporary Painting have been awarded as follows:

The John Jones Award for Contemporary Painting - Tim Bailey
The Selectors' Prize - Neil Hedger

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the exhibitors and all of those who submitted applications. We were extremely pleased with the quality of applications and look forward to seeing you there.