Contemporary art exhibition opens in Norwich

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Peter Rodulfo, Path to the Sea 1.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Peter Rodulfo, Path to the Sea 1. - Credit: Kate Wolstenholme

Norfolk Contemporary Arts Society (NCAS) has opened the doors to its new group exhibition ncas21, which displays diverse, interesting and high standard contemporary work produced in Norfolk.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Tina Hagley, Microbiome.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Tina Hagley, Microbiome. - Credit: Kate Wolstenholme

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Pete Huggins, Prague Gull.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Pete Huggins, Prague Gull. - Credit: Kate Wolstenholme

Out of 240 works submitted by 95 artists, just 52 were anonymously selected from 46 artists, by a panel of Norfolk-based curators, tutors and artists. 

The panel consisted of curator of modern and contemporary art at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Rosy Gray; artist and former associate professor in fine art at Norwich University of the Arts, Carl Rowe, and sculptor and former senior tutor Royal College of Art, Lee Grandjean. The panel was chaired by Selwyn Taylor, NCAS deputy chair.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Peter Williams, The Clever Cockerel.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Peter Williams, The Clever Cockerel. - Credit: Kate Wolstenholme

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is John Behm, The Violinist.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is John Behm, The Violinist. - Credit: Kate Wolstenholme

Chris Mardell, chair of NCAS, said: "Art has taught us in the last two years that it can act as a universal symbol of hope, it offers individual moments of reflection, and creates support and much-needed daily distraction from the new challenges that confront us."

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Gordon Senior, Oats and Eggs with Night Sky.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Gordon Senior, Oats and Eggs with Night Sky. - Credit: Kate Wolstenholme

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Vanessa Pooley, Seaweed.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Vanessa Pooley, Seaweed. - Credit: Kate Wolstenholme

The Norfolk Contemporary Art Society is a charitable association founded in 1956. As well as supporting the work of emerging and established regional artists, work from NCAS forms the basis of holdings of post-war art at the Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Darren McMorran, Everybody Knows the Feeling.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Darren McMorran, Everybody Knows the Feeling. - Credit: Kate Wolstenholme

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4 at Norwich Cathedral's Hostry. It is free to enter and all work on display is for sale. 

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Julie Cameron, Palimpsest I.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Julie Cameron, Palimpsest I. - Credit: Kate Wolstenholme

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Sarah Caputo, Tales from the Ocean 6.

The nca21 exhibition is open until December 4. Work is Sarah Caputo, Tales from the Ocean 6. - Credit: Kate Wolstenholme


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