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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Highlighting just some of the festivals, events and exhibitions taking place across the North of England this season.
A run down of this month’s prizes and awards.
News of successes from the ceramics and glass community.
An international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition, the Jameel Prize aims to explore the relationship between Islamic traditions of art, craft and design and contemporary work as part of a wider debate about Islamic culture and its role today.
Shortlisted artists announced.
Supporting the international activities of artists and arts organisations is a key function for many national arts funding agencies. In order to investigate this area of arts policy and identify key issues affecting the programs and priorities of such agencies, the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) conducted a worldwide survey in English, French and Spanish, the results of which have been analysed and supplemented by other research and presented in a report.
Lauren Healey interviews the artists shortlisted for the Liverpool Art Prize about making work, support structures for their practice, and their reasons for basing themselves in the North West.
Iain Andrews, The Eat Me, 50x60cm, acrylic on canvas, 2010.
A selection of forthcoming open exhibition competitions, bursaries and prizes for artists.
Millions of people take an interest in the Turner Prize each year who might otherwise only have a passing interest in Fine Art.
New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester (in partnership with The City Gallery)
2 October – 19 December
Established in 2007 the annual Northern Art Prize offers four short-listed artists a prominent exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery and opportunity to win a £16,500 award.
Warren Andrews discusses winning the student prize, the importance of education and his future plans.
Virginia Verran discusses winning the Jerwood Drawing Prize, the importance of art education and the multifaceted nature of her practice.
Jack Hutchinson profiles the Jerwood Drawing Prize in conversation with director and founder Anita Taylor, this year’s First Prize winner Virginia Verran, and Student Prize winner Warren Andrews.
Many of us will submit work to prestigious ‘open submissions’: the Royal Academy summer exhibition, Jerwood Drawing prize and other major events, attracted by the idea that the democratic process of selection will allow us a share of the limelight.
A round-up of recent shortlists, winners and awards.
The core of the Stiwdio Safle programme is the ongoing professional development and practise of the artist and the public realm context they inhabit and respond to.
Twenty four-year old London photographer Laura Pannack has scooped top prize in the portrait singles category at this year’s World Press Photo contest for her work Graham.
Seven young people aged between sixteen and twenty-four started Suffolk’s first ever Creative Apprenticeships back in January.
Graham Crowley is one of the most distinguished living painters in the UK today. As the deadline closes on entry to the John Moores 2010 competition, Kate Brundrett asked him for his views on the competition’s significance and for his ‘take’ on the state of contemporary art practice.
This month’s prizes and awards announcements.
If success begets success then the latest incarnation of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2009 at The National Portrait Gallery is no exception.
The Crafts Council has announced the five new recipients of its Spark Plug Curator Awards. The award of