5 curators on artists to watch in 2022

Who's hot in 2022? We asked five curators to name the visual artists who are on their radar for the year ahead.

Every year we ask a range of curators to embark on the difficult task of picking out one artist everyone should keep their eyes on, and they haven’t disappointed.

From interdisciplinary artists to emerging makers in the Year of Glass, Aimee Frodsham, Emilia Galatis, Petrit Abazi, José Da Silva and Reina Takeuchi share their take on which artists you should watch in 2022.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. Most recently she took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne. Instagram: @lleizy_