Selected artists Silvia Rosi and Theo Simpson each received £10,000 to produce a new body of work for exhibition at Jerwood Space, London, plus a production fund of £5,000 and high profile mentoring support from an international panel of experts. Jack Hutchinson attended the launch of the exhibition and met the artists.
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Jerwood Arts has announced over £1 million of support for early-career artist development across the UK arts sector in 2020, plus its programme of exhibitions and events supporting early career visual artists.
The new fund from Jerwood Arts awards nearly £185,000 of grants to enable a ‘step-change’ in the practice and profile of those involved.
Jerwoods Arts asked 71% of successful applicants to resubmit their application form with a higher artist fee allocation.
Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom is one of three artists exhibiting in the Jerwood Solo Presentations 2019 exhibition at Jerwood Space, London. He tells Lydia Ashman how his installation draws on the nine colours featured in Hieronymus Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights while also featuring footage from Russ Meyer’s sexploitation film, Up!
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