BEEP Wales International Painting Prize 2016 | 7th October – 5th November 2016

Beep Painting Prize 2016: This must be the place I never wanted to leave.

Undegun, This Project, 11 Regent Street, Wrexham

Preview Friday 7th October 7pm

Exhibition continues until Saturday 5th November

Open Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4pm

Admission Free 

BEEP 2016: Catalogue (external link)

Beep (Biennial exhibition of painting) is Wales’s only large-scale contemporary international painting exhibition taking place at different venues every two years. This year will see the main Beep2016 exhibition tour from Swansea to Wrexham and include satellite exhibitions, events and residencies in and around Swansea, Wrexham and Cardiff.

This year’s theme ‘This must be the place I never wanted to leave’ aims to explore notions of perception, memory and belonging grounded in a place, space or time in the medium of paint.

The exhibiting artists:
Susan Absolon, Sinead Aldridge, Kayde Anobile, Tom Banks,
Pip Barrett, Jo Berry, Heather Brammeier, Philip Cheater,
Jenny Chisholm, Minyoung Choi, Michelle Conway, Daniel Crawshaw, Paul Crook, Eugenia Cuellar, Gordon Dalton, Lara Davies, Lisa Denyer, Tom Down(image), Heather Eastes, Andrew Ekins, Louise Giovanelli, Gabriela Giroletti, Penny Hallas, Sky Kim, Ilona Kiss, Arron Kuiper, Paraic Leahy, Susanna Lisle, Catrin Llwydd, Jaya Mansberger, Enzo Marra, Mary McCrae, Anna McNeil, Liam O’Connor, Alan Rees-Baynes, Andre Stitt, Eifion Sven-Myer, Mircea Teleaga, Christopher Twigg, Richard Twose, Francisco Valdes, Lois Wallace, Tim Warren, Ian Watson, Laura Welsman, Fran Williams, Richard Williams, Camilla Wilson, Tong Zhang

Selector: Jonathan Powell, elysium gallery

The winner was Tom Banks and announced at the Swansea exhibition in August and will receive £1000 and a solo exhibition with elysium gallery, Swansea in 2017

The peoples prize winner voted for by the public will be announced at the end of the Wrexham exhibition.

Reviews and Articles

Jacksons Art Blog Article

South Wales Evening Post Review

New Welsh Review

New Welsh Review – BEEP2016 Winner, Tom Banks Article