Join us for the preview of the new Granada Foundation Gallery exhibition by the Manchester Open 2022 Award winner on Thur 6 Apr, 18:00-20:00.
CIPHER makes voyeurs of its viewers; cryptic domestic narratives frame subjects in private states of exchange, isolation, and contemplation. By painting human relationships, and the thick and suspenseful atmospheres that surround them, Gwen Evans highlights the uneasiness and paralysis of contemporary and social anxieties.
About Gwen Evans
Gwen Evans (b. 1996, Wales) lives in Liverpool and works in Manchester. In 2022 she was awarded the Granada Foundation Gallery award after exhibiting in the HOME Open. She graduated with a BA in Fine Art from the Manchester School of art in 2018. Exhibitions include; Open, The Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy (2021), Talking Sense, Portico Library, Manchester (2021), Contemporary Young Artist Award, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle (2020), Wales Contemporary, Waterfront Gallery, Pembrokeshire. (2020), Y Lle Celf, The Senate, Welsh Assembly Building, Cardiff.
Gwen Evans received the Granada Foundation Gallery Exhibition Award at the Manchester Open Awards in 2022 for her work ‘Portrait of a Woman’.
Image credit: Gwen Evans, Offering, 2023