YOUR GALLERY @ THE GUARDIAN EXHIBITION The Saatchi Gallery and The Guardian joined forces to create the first reader-curated contemporary art show, featuring emerging new talent from Your Gallery. Lotta de Beus won the competition and exhibited her work with nine other artists at the Your Gallery @ The Guardian exhibition. The exhibition took place from 24-28 October in the Guardians Newsroom Gallery in Londons Clerkenwell.
A panel of judges has chosen the work of 30 artists from the 10,000 artists who are registered on the Your Gallery website. These 30 artists were featured in a special launch issue of the Guardian's G2 supplement on 6 September and on the Guardian's website. Readers were given until 18 September to vote for their favourite work, and the ten most popular artists were selected for exhibit in October. The other winners were: Elena Bajo, Joshua Hagler,Paul John Taylor, Sarah Jeffries, Amy Stein, Robin Cracknell, Anthea Bush, Peter Root and Claire Morgan.
The judges were: artists Marc Quinn and Cornelia Parker; Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst, co-director of the Gagosian gallery; Tim Marlow, director of White Cube, and broadcaster and Guardian art critic Jonathan Jones. Lotta de Beus was nominated by artist Marc Quinn.