MOSTYN, Llandudno, Wales

Photos Lin Cummins

The selection of artists represents the continued rise of the gallery's international profile with participants located in the UK, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Portugal, Spain, USA and Australia. Disciplines include textiles, photography, painting, sculpture, installation and film and video.
Since its inception in 1989, the MOSTYN Open has nurtured and presented the talent of established and emergent contemporary artists internationally.

The selectors for MOSTYN Open 21 were:
Jennifer Higgie, Editorial Director, Frieze, London;
Katerina Gregos, Independent Curator, Brussels;
Hannah Conroy, Co-Director and Curator, Kunstraum, London;
Alfredo Cramerotti, Director, MOSTYN.
And of course, the visiting public for the 'Audience Award'.

MOSTYN presents international art and culture of our time, activating people’s lives through exhibitions, cultural programmes and commercial activities. Situated in the coastal town of Llandudno, it is Wales’ foremost contemporary gallery and visual arts centre, serving as a place to form and share new perspectives through artistic/curatorial practice and audience engagement. It is part of the Plus TATE, the UK-wide contemporary visual art network.


David Birkin
Rudi J.L. Bogaerts
John Bourne
Alexandre Camarao
Javier Chozas
Martyn Cross
Eugenia Cuellar
Jessie Edwards-Thomas
Sarah Entwistle
Expanded Eye
Julia R. Gallego
David Garner
Thomas Goddard
Oona Grimes
Georgia Hayes
Nick Hornby
Sooim Jeong
Nancy Jones
Adam Knight
Piotr Krzymowski
James Lewis
Neil McNally
Irene Montemurro
Anna Perach
Jessica Quinn
Ariel Reichman
William Roberts
Samantha Rosenwald
Klara Sedlo
Corinna Spencer
Chris Thompson
Richard Wathen
Paul Yore
Madalina Zaharia