Simon Klein, Artist

Two energetic figures in drawn and painted in dark tones of red, blue and flesh colours
Out the Water 23x30x2cm Oil and oilstick on canvas-board 2023

The Lido Open 2023

Simon Klein is amongst the artists shortlisted for the third annual Lido Open by guest judge Charles Williams and Lido Stores owner Kristen Healy.

Shortlisted works will be exhibited at The Lido Stores from Friday, 8 September to Saturday, 30 September.

The Lido Stores gallery on Ethelbert Terrace, Margate, has been delivering a programme of contemporary art exhibitions from emerging and established artists since opening in 2021. This is the third annual open call, which received over 700 submissions from across the UK and Ireland, after the success of the 2022 Open, which received over 400 entries.

The Lido Stores gallery has shown Simon Klein’s work in previous exhibitions, including The Wild Thought.

Exhibition poster, the wild thought graphics over atmospheric painterly background