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A run down of this month’s prizes and awards.
A selection of forthcoming open exhibition competitions, bursaries and prizes for artists.
This year’s visual arts recipients of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists are Angela de la Cruz, Luke Fowler, Christina Mackie, Ben Rivers and Lindsay Seers.
This month’s selection of shortlists and winners.
A round-up of recent shortlists, winners and awards.
A selection of forthcoming open exhibitions, biennales and awards to artists.
Selected reports on some of the UK’s prizes and awards for artists including cash prizes, solo exhibitions and professional development support.
Over 2,500 entries were submitted for the 2008 Jerwood Drawing Prize, advertised through a-n, with sixty-three works shortlisted.
The Jerwood Foundation, one of the UKs best supporters of artists practice through their awards and prizes programmes, has a focus this month on photography.
The UK boasts literally hundreds of visual arts competitions annually. Here, we look at some of the most significant opens and prizes on offer this year.
Art prizes are much valued by artists, not only because they provide some much-needed cash that can go towards new work but also for their profile-raising value that supports artists career development.
The CVAN network for the West Midlands hosts its annual open entry exhibition for recent graduates from six art schools in the region with a number of prizes and awards announced in partnership with Trust New Art and Cass Art.
This month’s prizes, awards and commissions
Contemporary Art Society’s latest initiative, the Annual Award for Museums, will provide
What does 2019 have in store in terms of exhibitions, art fairs, festivals, conferences and other events? We take a month-by-month look at what the year ahead has to offer.
For his exhibition ‘Fellowship of Citizens’ London-based Icelandic artist Saemundur Thor Helgason is promoting a lottery set up to help fund a campaign to bring about the idea of a basic income for each person in Iceland. Laura Davidson visits the show at arebyte Gallery and talks to Helgason about his plans.
This week’s featured artist blogger on a-n’s Instagram is Michael Borkowsky. Over recent years the Sheffield-based artist has adopted the craft of perfumery in his visual art practice leading him to, amongst other things, work directly with other artists in portraiture. Richard Taylor finds out more.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Southbank Centre to stop advertising with Daily Mail following ‘homophobic’ column, and Education Secretary suggests arts and social science tuition fees could be cut.
Market Gallery’s recent Free Market symposium – supported by an a-n Artist Led Bursary – brought together thinkers and doers to discuss issues around ‘cultural resources in crisis’ and was in part informed by the Glasgow gallery’s own precarious situation. Chris Sharratt reports on three days of thinking beyond the usual.
The 2016 Artes Mundi prize exhibition at National Museum Cardiff and Chapter features the work of six shortlisted international artists including John Akomfrah and Bedwyr Williams, all vying for the £40,000 award. Fisun Güner reports.
The Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture has announced the winners of its annual art prizes for artists working in lens-based media and water-based media, plus its annual travel award for graduates and current postgraduate students.
Showcase exhibition to feature works by 72 graduates selected from 2014 degree shows across Scotland, including works by graduates affected by last year’s fire at Glasgow School of Art.
The 56th Venice Biennale, British Art Show 8, Manchester International Festival – we take a month-by-month look at the year ahead to provide a selection of key events for your diary.
Open exhibitions are becoming an increasingly common aspect of the visual arts landscape, with high-profile big hitters such as the BP Portrait Award and Royal Academy Summer Show joined by a growing number of smaller-scale shows. But with most charging an entry fee and with no guarantee of being included, are artists simply being asked to subsidise the sector with their own money? Jack Hutchinson investigates.