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Prizes and awards

The Jerwood Foundation, one of the UK’s best supporters of artists’ practice through their awards and prizes programmes, has a focus this month on photography.

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Desire Lines
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Sonic Cardiff

Imagine attending a concert but instead of sitting or standing, you walk.

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Early Birds
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New animations

Animate Projects is looking for ambitious, original and thought-provoking proposals that develop the possibilities of animation: films that explore ideas of what animation is, with new forms and processes, compelling narratives, and challenging content.

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Ring (drop down)
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Adam Paxon

Kate Stoddart profiles Adam Paxon, who makes one-off sculptural jewellery in plastic, covering his career development and impact of winning prizes like Jerwood Applied Arts Prize in 2007.

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Andy
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The Arts Foundation

Manick Govinda explores The Arts Foundation’s numerous awards for individual artists and looks at the impact they have on the receipients.

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Ammonite
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Outstanding glass

Eighty-one artists have been selected from 235 applicants for the 2008 Glass Biennale exhibition.

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The Signifying Donkey's Feat
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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

Manick Govinda talks to Lynette Yiadom-Boakye about her practice and the impact of awards from deciBel and The Arts Foundation.

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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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