Arts Derbyshire




QUAD & FORMAT are delighted to announce the FUTURE FOCUS shortlist.

25 artists have been chosen from the open call, from which 7 projects will be selected for an exhibition in QUAD’s main Gallery space, and the remaining 18 artists will have their work featured in a slideshow on QUAD’s large interactive screen, which is situated in the entrance to our main gallery, during the FUTURE FOCUS exhibition in January 2022.

Selected Artists:

  • Alana Lindsay
  • Alexander Komenda
  • Anna Sturgeon
  • Annabelle Richmond-wright
  • Armaghan Fatemi
  • Ash//Ella
  • Ben Dawson
  • Benjamin Hall
  • Callum O’Keefe
  • Daragh Drake
  • Eden Sandy
  • Eleanor Sykes
  • Jasmine Pope
  • Khadija Cecile Niang
  • Megan Watson
  • Miriam Levi
  • Radek
  • Risa Ueno
  • Rosie Dale
  • Sarah-Jane Field
  • Sophie Holden
  • Takudzwa Chandiwana
  • Tina Salvidge
  • You Hah Kim
  • Yuhong Wang

We would like to thank everyone who submitted to the FUTURE FOCUS Open Call and congratulate everyone who made it to the longlist and shortlist stage. Our jury had an incredibly hard decision to make and this was a brilliant opportunity for us to see the work of the UK’s newest emerging talent.

The FUTURE FOCUS exhibition will take place at QUAD from 29th January 2022 – 27th February 2022. A launch event will take place on 28th January, details to be announced soon.

This open call was organised by QUAD in partnership with FORMAT and Picter.

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