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Gary Hume

Annabel Tilley talks to Gary Hume about twenty-five years of practice, prizes and paint.

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Last call for the Marmite Prize

Open submission competitions have been generating plenty of comment and debate on a-n of late. What does the biennial Marmite Prize bring to the discussion? We speak to one of its founders.

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Nick Fox

Alice Bradshaw talks to Nick Fox about cuts in art education, the John Moores Painting Prize, balancing work between two cities, and being called a painter.

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Open submissions: the inside story

How do you run an open exhibition? Jo King, curator of the Ludlow Open, explains all, from sourcing funding and the reasons behind charging artists entry fees, to curating 60 artists’ work.

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You choose the winner

Woolgather are Leeds-based artists John Slemensek Annie Nelson and Chris Woodward. They founded the Woolgather Art Prize in 2011 ‘from a need to explore the artist’s role in society and to celebrate the creative lifestyle’.

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Sam Firth

Sam Firth is currently working on a year-long video project on a remote Scottish peninsula near her home on Knoydart, an isolated community of just over 100 people. She talks to Andrew Bryant about personal narrative, securing funding and recent media criticism attracted by her current project.

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Prizes and awards

Exhibition, residency and bursary opportunities for artists across the UK and beyond.

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Liverpool Art Prize 2012 shortlist announced

Alan Dunn, James Thompson (Tomo), Robyn Woolston and The Drawing Paper’s Jon Barraclough and Mike Carney have been revealed as the shortlist for the 2012 Liverpool Art Prize when it returns for its fifth successive year.

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Recipients of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation awards for artists 2011
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Winning the prize

Jack Hutchinson reports from the awards ceremony of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards.

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Curating the prize

Based on interviews with curators Sarah Brown and Laurence Sillars, Lara Eggleton uncovers the nature of their relationships with exhibiting artists and the processes they use in curating two high profile exhibitions with cash prizes and media attention attached.

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Career profile: Joe Simpson

Since graduating from Leeds University in 2007 Joe Simpson has developed his craft as a painter blending his practice with commissions and more personal projects. With his show ‘Musician Portraits’ open in London, and his portait of Maxi Jazz in the BP Portrait Award 2011, he takes time out to fill us in on his career so far.

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Prize launches

October saw the opening of the John Moores Painting Prize 2012. Judges this year are artists Fiona Banner, Angela de la Cruz and George Shaw with Whitechapel Art Gallery Director Iwona Blazwick and Creative director of the BBC, Alan Yentob.

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Pointing North

Highlighting just some of the festivals, events and exhibitions taking place across the North of England this season.

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