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The second recipient of the annual Clore Visual Artist Fellowship is Norwich-based artist Nicola Naismith.
A portrait of mother and child wins the BP Portrait Award 2017.
Northumberland-born artist Peter Hanmer receives £6,500 to develop new work at site situated between Newcastle and Hexham.
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.
Canadian artist Adam Basanta has won this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize at York Art Gallery.
19 artists from across London-based charity Bow Arts’ 13 studio sites have been chosen for the annual exhibition which this year is curated by East End-based sculptor Alex Chinneck.
The 20th edition of the Mostyn Open in Llandudno features a broad range of international artists working in a variety of media, including painting, video and metalwork.
Selectors Caroline Achaintre, Elizabeth Price and George Shaw have chosen 47 new and recent fine art graduates for the annual open submission exhibition, which this year will take place in Gateshead and Newcastle.
This year’s John Ruskin Prize celebrates the ‘artist as polymath’, with a shortlist of 26 artists and makers.
This year’s Golden Lion for Best National Participation at the Venice Biennale has been awarded Germany for Anne Imhof’s engaging and disturbing performance-cum-installation.
Yesterday’s announcement of the 2017 Turner Prize shortlist saw two artists over 50 nominated – Hurvin Anderson and Lubaina Himid – reflecting the recent decision to drop its longstanding under-50 rule. Fisun Güner welcomes the change, arguing that it better reflects the reality of many artists’ careers while also ensuring a particularly strong line-up for this year’s prize.
The shortlist for this year’s Turner Prize includes painting, film, drawing and installation and features two artists who would previously have been too old to be considered.
Tate Modern and The Hepworth Wakefield are amongst the five nominees for the £100,000 annual award.
A three-man shortlist for the BP Portrait Award 2017 sees a return of the traditional artists’ muse, as the selected artists depict important women in their lives.
Studio platform led by Mirza will receive fully funded residency at FACT in Liverpool and CERN in Geneva, through programme created to transform the way art and science encounters are understood.
12 artists will compete to be named the second Gillian Dickinson North East Young Sculptor of the Year, with the winner receiving £6,500 to make new work.
Six winners are working in museums and galleries based in Buxton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London and Rochdale and will share £300,000 in prize money.
The Royal British Society of Sculptors has announced London-based artist Rupert Norfolk as the winner of its public art and mentoring award.
Tate, the organiser of the Turner Prize, has announced that the under-50 age limit is to be lifted.
Inspired by model used by law firm Clyde and Co, the scheme will offer professional mentoring and exhibition opportunities to recently graduated and emerging artists.
Proposals by Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson have been selected as the next two commissions for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, London.
The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize, which offers a £20,000 fellowship based at Baltic 39 in Newcastle upon Tyne as first prize, is open for applications from students currently in the final year of their undergraduate study.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: first new gallery space in 26 years created at the National Gallery in London, police raid artist’s Berlin studio and seize artwork, Dalston gallery LD50 closes after protests.
Arts Council England and Arts Council Korea have announced a cultural exchange partnership to fund 21 performing and visual arts projects in South Korea and England, including an artists’ residency programme.