Registration is now closed for the John Moores Painting Prize 2012 and the judging process is underway.
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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.
Exhibition, residency and bursary opportunities for artists across the UK and beyond.
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.
Congratulations to Leo Fitzmaurice on winning the 2011 Northern Art Prize!
Jack Hutchinson reports from the awards ceremony of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards.
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.
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.
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.
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.