Exhibitions 2014

Harris Open Exhibition

Harris Open exhibition

13 December – 10 January 2015

It's time again for our annual celebration of local creative talent. We're inviting Preston-based artists to show painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, textiles and more. Many items are for sale and make unique presents.

Share your artistic skills with the whole city!

This is the chance for Preston-based artists to show their work in the Harris Open. Kids can get in on the act too and enter the section for under 16s. 

Art by community groups that have been working closely with the Harris this year including Halaqah young people & women's group and Young Harris will also be on show.

The Harris Open 2014 is curated by Blaze members including Adam Birchall, Oliver Blight, Katherine Dixon, Antonia Hennerley, Sophie Skellern, Rita Skundraite and Alex Wareing.

This year's prize winnwers are:

1st Prize (Adults):
Stephanie Fletcher
Single Blade of Grass
2nd Prize (Adults):
Tony Bartley
3rd Prize (Adults People's Choice)
The Halaqah Sisters

1st Prize (Under 18s):
Liam Rainford (Age 17)
2nd Prize (Under 18s):
Noah Dobson (Age 3)
Saves The World
3rd Prize (People's Choice)
Sara Polli




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