WCAF16: 30 September - 29 October 2016
Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival 2016 was delivered by Culture Warrington.
The festival ran from Friday 30 September – Saturday 29 October 2016 and included performance, music, theatre, exhibitions and events – including the Art and Photography Opens. A number of venues and public spaces across the town supported the event and acted as festival hubs, including Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Pyramid & Parr Hall and The Gallery at Bank Quay House.
The theme for WCAF16 was community and place.
A record number of artists submitted work for the Open exhibition for visual arts and photography, with the festival team supported by guest judges The International 3. Well done to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Open:
Winner: Bex Ilsley - Your Cities Will Shine Forever
Runner Up: Peter Davis - Face Furniture (self portrait)
Winner: Steve Deer - The Birds
Runner up: Emma Shaw - The Boathouse