The Customs House Open Exhibition 2022

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The Customs House Open Exhibition 2022

The Customs House Gallery
25 November 2022 – 15 January 2023

The North East of England has a wide and varied cultural environment which is home to talents from all aspects of the arts sector. We are proud of our artists and the many ways they show their creativity.

The Customs House Open Exhibition 2022 brings together over 160 artworks through an open submission process, presenting diverse creative expressions and practices by artists across all levels of experience. Artworks in this exhibition feature local landscapes and figures, flora and fauna, as well as explorations of colour and form

All artworks in this exhibition are available for sale through a silent auction. Viewers may bid on any of the artworks in person in the gallery, or online via the bidding form.

If you would like to bid on an artwork, complete this online form or fill in a bidding sheet in the gallery.

Click here to view the exhibition catalogue, which includes the titles and reserve prices for each artwork

Exhibiting artists

Adele Burdon
Aimee Charlotte
Alan Dunn
Alan Sill
Alex Surtees
Andrew Heard
Angela Reed
Anke Sayn Rainbow
Anne Gill
Barrie Watson
Brenda Watson
Christie Chan
Colleen A Fernandez
Darren Cairney
David J H Barton
Debbie Carr
Denise Smithson
Diane Bell
Ellen Erichsen
Emma Britton
Emma Connolly
Geoffrey Mcknight
George Hutton Hunter
Graeme Cook
Jayne Liddle
Jennifer Beveridge
Jenny LongshawJohn Louis
Joseph Mulroy
Karen Capaldi
Kathleen Calder
Katie Watson
Katy Weigmann
Keith Hetherington
Kumbha Bhujel
Lesley Wood
Lindsey McLaren
Lynda Nelson
Lynne Vuksanovic
Maggie Hsiao
Margarita RH
Michael Jarvis
Walter Holmes
Natasha Armstrong
Pamela Ormston
Rachel Couch
Rory Williams
Rosie Brown
Sara Lesley Atkinson
Sofia Barton
Sue Shaw
William Brown

Virtual Tour:

Click and drag the screen to rotate the camera, then click the arrows on the floor to move around the gallery space. Click on the artwork to view a close-up.


If you are interested in exhibiting in our gallery or have any queries about our exhibitions or art workshops, please email [email protected]