British Art Show 9, Wolverhampton School of Art, George Wallis Building, University of Wolverhampton

British Art Show 9
22 January - 10 April 2022

University of Wolverhampton / Wolverhampton School of Art / British Art Show 9

We are delighted to announce that the Wolverhampton School of Art has been selected as one of the venues for the prestigious British Art Show 9! In what is a major boost and sign of recognition for arts and culture in Wolverhampton, we are proud to be hosting this prestigious touring exhibition in January 2022 along with Wolverhampton Art Gallery.

Hayward Gallery Touring, which organises contemporary art exhibitions at galleries, museums and other publicly funded venues throughout Britain, has now announced its revised programming schedule for the biggest touring exhibition of contemporary art in the UK. The British Art Show is widely acknowledged as the most important recurrent exhibition of contemporary art produced in this country, unrivalled in its ambition, scope and national reach.

Maggie Ayliffe, Head of , said: “We are thrilled to be hosting the first leg of British Art Show 9 in Wolverhampton. “We are looking forward to welcoming many visitors to the iconic Wolverhampton School of Art. There will be a wealth of opportunities for new audiences, students, school children and the artist community to come and engage with some of the most exciting contemporary art being produced in the UK today.

It will also be an opportunity to talk to the artists who are creating visuals and giving voice to some of the most pressing concerns of our times.

The list of artists features:

Hurvin Anderson, Michael Armitage, Simeon Barclay, Oliver Beer, Zach Blas, Kathrin Böhm, Maeve Brennan, James Bridle, Helen Cammock, Than Hussein Clark, Cooking Sections (Alon Schwabe & Daniel Fernández Pascual), Jamie Crewe, Oona Doherty, Sean Edwards, Mandy El-Sayegh, Mark Essen, Gaika, Beatrice Gibson, Patrick Goddard, Anne Hardy, Celia Hempton, Andy Holden, Joey Holder, Marguerite Humeau, Lawrence Lek, Ghislaine Leung, Paul Maheke, Elaine Mitchener, Oscar Murillo, Grace Ndiritu, Uriel Orlow, Hardeep Pandhal, Hetain Patel, Florence Peake, Heather Phillipson, Joanna Piotrowska, Abigail Reynolds, Margaret Salmon, Hrair Sarkissian, Katie Schwab, Tai Shani, Marianna Simnett, Victoria Sin, Hanna Tuulikki, Caroline Walker, Alberta Whittle, Rehana Zaman.

We can’t wait for the conversation to begin in Wolverhampton. The exhibition will travel to Wolverhampton before it heads to Manchester and Plymouth. 

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Wolverhampton Shool of Art is located on the edge of the city's ring road, a short distance from the city centre. It is a seven-minute walk from both the train station and St Georges Metro terminus, and a five-minute walk from the main bus station.