Guests were welcomed with wine and canaps at the exclusive awards ceremony of The Exeter Phoenix Exeter Contemporary Open 2014 now in its tenth year. Sponsored by Haines Watts Chartered Accountants. The exhibition is the South West’s foremost contemporary art exhibition providing an important national platform for contemporary visual artists.
It is open to the public as a free-entry exhibition at Exeter Phoenix from 12th September to 1st November 2014. The winner of the prestigious 1000 award presented by Ben de Cruz of Haines Watts was Belgium-based artist Hannah Murgatroyd who grew up in Devon under the title of ‘I Know Not Who I am.’ The winners’ work is presented alongside pieces from six of the shortlisted artists in a free-entry exhibition at Exeter Phoenix from 12 September to 1 November 2014.