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A total of over £100,000 in grants will be distributed as part of the Jerwood Charitable Foundation’s 2019 visual arts development and exhibition programme.
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In November 2016 artist Keith Harrison was announced as the winner of Jerwood Open Forest, a £30,000 commission opportunity to produce a new public work for a forest context. He talks to Anneka French ahead of his sculpture-cum-performance, Joyride, which will see a full-size replica of a Rover 75 ‘launched’ from a ramp in the Staffordshire countryside.
Shonagh Manson, director of the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, is stepping down after more than eight years in the role to take up a new position with the Mayor of London.
Artists Maeve Brennan and Imran Perretta are recipients of the fifth edition of the Jerwood/FVU Awards, providing them with funding to develop new moving-image works.
The inaugural edition of residency scheme supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation will see four artists given £10,000 each to research climate change with three institutions.
Dale Lewis is one of three Jerwood Painting Fellows currently exhibiting work at Jerwood Space, London. He talks to Fisun Guner about working with mentor Dan Coombs, his mind-crushing experience as an artist’s assistant, and what inspires his open, chaotic and darkly humorous paintings.
The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme has announced its first round of placements, with the visual arts represented by The Common Guild in Glasgow and Eastside Projects in Birmingham. Richard Taylor reports.