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Anthony Shapland
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Room to breathe

Sixteen professional artists from across the arts disciplines received a Creative Wales Award from The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) in March.

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No frills drawing
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Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Manick Govinda’s profile of Paul Hamlyn Foundation, one of the most respected and innovative grant-giving trusts in the UK

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Miss B's Salons
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Artist-led developments

Artist-led strategies to support professional development have often proved to be the most successful.

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Case
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Awards by nomination

Manick Govinda on the often secretive processes behind awards by nomination as well as the benefits for artists in terms of recognition and critical acclaim.

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Brian
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Prizes by competition

Nina Madden gives an overview of some of the visual art prizes selected from open submission competitions.

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Underwater Wheelchair
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Persuasive applications

Are you thinking of applying for a grant or award? Over £2.3m was openly offered in these categories through a-n’s Jobs and opportunities last year. As it’s a highly competitive activity, we’ve compiled this guide to making applications, including some ‘top tips’ from a range of experienced artists, curators, and arts professionals…

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Doodle
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Prizes and awards

The UK boasts literally hundreds of visual arts competitions annually. Here, we look at some of the most significant opens and prizes on offer this year.

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Rabbit
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Drawing conclusion

Seventy-seven artists have been shortlisted for 2007 Jerwood Drawing Prize, which includes a first prize of £6,000, a second prize of £3,000, and two student awards each of £1,000. Included are Holly Antrum, Lucy Austin, Catherine Bertola, Lizzie Cannon, Julie […]

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Urchin brooch
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Jewellery prize

Susan Cross and Adam Paxon are joint winners of the 2007 Jerwood Applied Arts Prize.

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Genio Malvedo
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Creative Wales

Michael Cousin is one of five visual artists to receive a major Creative Wales award in the 2006/7 round.

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Ninna Nanna
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Maxmara prize for women

American artist Margaret Salmon was announced winner of the first MaxMara Art Prize for Women in January.

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The Vanishing
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Emerging painters show

London-based Melanie Russell and Camilla Wilson are amongst thirty artists selected for the Jerwood Contemporary Painters exhibition.

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Prize withdrawn

The Jerwood Photography Award worth £2,000 presented in December 2006 to Paul Plews has now been withdrawn following a complaint. The photographer’s submitted works, one of which was featured on the December issue of a-n Magazine, were taken from a […]

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I Love America And America Loves Me
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Prizes and awards

Art prizes are much valued by artists, not only because they provide some much-needed cash that can go towards new work but also for their profile-raising value that supports artists’ career development.

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Art not oil

Art Not Oil is a non-profit project aimed at encouraging artists to create work that explores the damage that oil companies are doing to the planet, and the role art can play in counteracting that damage.

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Long After Tonight
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Beck’s Futures

The thirteen nominees for this year’s £20,000 Beck’s Futures prize have been announced:

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Albatross
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Bedwyr Williams

Gordon Dalton discusses the career progress of Bedwyr Williams, including Venice Biennale, his Paul Hamlyn Award and having a base in North Wales.

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Field
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Bombay Sapphire Prize

Carolyn Black profiles the Bombay Sapphire Prize and explores the nuances of commercial sponsorship of prizes, awards and commissions.

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Close-up Ball
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Prestigious prizes

Judith Dean's proposal to cast a small rectangular section of ploughed field in bronze amongst the lawns of Ragley Hall won this year's Jerwood Sculpture Prize, a £25,000 commission. Field will have a dark brown patine to represent rich, fertile […]

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Silk Moves
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Public works

Four artists won £5,000 each for their proposals for art in public places projects in the 2005 Art Plus Awards. A joint scheme between Arts Council England, South East and the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA) designed to encourage […]

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An Evening with Jabba the Hutt
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Glittering prizes

A plethora of shortlists and prize-winners have recently been announced, making April a bonanza prize month.

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Silver Vessel and Stained Copper Vessel
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Welsh awards

The creativity of artists living in Wales is marked by Arts Council Wales’ annual Creative Wales Awards. With over £215,000 offered to nineteen artists across all artforms, these awards provide valuable ‘time out’ to review current practice and research new […]

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