The annual award, which offers a first prize of £10,000 towards studio costs, was created in 2013 by restaurateur Mark Hix.
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This year’s city-wide celebration of contemporary ceramic art features an expanded programme of exhibitions and increased prize money for its ‘Award’ competition for new and innovative work.
The organisation which was founded by two painters in 2013 has announced the call out for the latest edition of its Contemporary British Painting Prize.
The winner of the award supporting emerging graduates will receive a bursary of £2,000, plus bespoke mentoring for 12 months.
London-based artist Juliette Losq was chosen from a shortlist of 41 artists and designers, with prizes for second and best work by a student also awarded.
The second year of the Film London programme will support the artists over 12 months and hopes to nurture a new generation of moving-image artists.
Japanese artist Genta Ishizuka wins the €50,000 prize while two UK-based artists receive special mentions.
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Artists with practices ranging from puppetry and animation to dance and poetry have been shortlisted for the award that celebrates ‘the boundary-pushing work of the UK’s foremost artist filmmakers’.
The announcement of this year’s winner follows an open letter from the artist and 2019 judge Gary Hume calling on the National Portrait Gallery to cut its ties with sponsor BP.
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The London-based artist works with large-scale sculptural forms to explore ‘the process and physicality of construction’.
At an awards presentation in Venice Lithuania won the prize for best national presentation while Jafa was voted the best participant in the Ralph Rugoff-curated exhibition, ‘May You Live In Interesting Times’. The award for promising young artist went to Haris Epaminonda.
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The four artists nominated for this year’s Turner Prize span a diverse range of approaches but share an interest in unearthing and critiquing society’s physical and idealogical structures.
This year’s National Portrait Gallery-organised award attracted 2,538 entries by artists from 84 countries, with the winner set to receive £35,000 in prize money.
Art Fund’s annual £100,000 award also includes nominations for HMS Caroline in Belfast, Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, and St Fagans National Museum of History, near Cardiff.
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Unlimited Commissions offer four different types of award that will help support the development of new artistic work by disabled artists.
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The Glasgow-based artist is the tenth recipient of the annual moving image prize for artists, named after the Orcadian filmmaker and poet.
MacKinnon leaves the Cardiff-based contemporary art organisation having overseen three editions of the biennial exhibition and international art prize.
Artists Barbara Walker MBE, Hew Locke and Jessie Brennan announced as selectors of multidisciplinary prize which forms part of the Ruskin200 celebrations marking the bicentenary of John Ruskin’s birth.
The Cannes Palme d’Or award winning Thai filmmaker wins £40,000 prize for split screen film which explores the dark side of Thailand’s political past.