31 May 2014 - 07 Sep 2014

  • Georgie Grace
  • Michael Shaw
  • Laura McCafferty
  • Michelle Arieu

The Collection’s third biennial open exhibition for artists working in the East Midlands and North East Lincolnshire.

Opem is the 3rd biennial open exhibition at The Collection, Lincoln, for artists living or working in the East Midlands and Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, North & North East Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire & East Riding. For the first time, all selected artists will receive funding to create a new work for the exhibition.


Jess Flood-Paddock – Artist
Mark Leckey – Artist, Curator and Turner Prize winner 2008.

Selected Artists:

Michael Shaw, Michelle Arieu, John Wiltshire, James E Smith, Laura McCafferty, Neville Palmer, Georgie Grace, Lynn Fulton.


To find out more about the selected artists check out our video blog post HERE.

Read the the information about each artsit here

to download our competition to design a flag (younger childeren) click here

to download our competition to design a flag (older childeren ) click here

Don’t miss…

Free film screening: Time and Place

When scientists reveal the universe has stopped expanding, and will soon begin to contract, time collapses for one man. Things lose their meaning, and moral boundaries seem absurd Read more…