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Scotland celebrates

Two artists in Scotland have been awarded Scottish Arts Council Creative Scotland Awards in a scheme that provides £300,000 annually to artists with a proven track record who would benefit from support. Jim Buckley and Ian Hamilton Finlay each received […]

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Tin
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Winning numbers

German-born Gereon Krebber has won the £25,000 Jerwood Sculpture Prize for his proposal to create a one and a half metre tin can with an intriguingly slightly-open lid at the Jerwood Sculpture Park at Whitley Court in Worcestershire. He beat […]

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Bullet-scarred apartment building and shops in the Karte Char district of Kabul.
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Photo finish

UK photographer Simon Norfolk is amongst the four finalists for this year’s Citibank Photography Prize. Jitka Hanzlova (Czech Republic/Germany), Bertien van Manen (Netherlands) and Juergen Teller (Germany/UK) were also selected from eighty nominations by Frits Gierstberg, (Netherlands Photo Institute), Paul […]

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Assemblage of a Greenhouse, Around the Structure of a Tree
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Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for this year’s Jerwood Sculpture Prize, worth £25,000 as a commission, reflects the independence of mind of artists who have graduated from art school within the last fifteen years. In keeping with the spirit of the competition, the […]

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Fountain
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Bernd Behr

The project I am currently working on is filmed in one of the BBC’s open-plan offices, an indirect result of the exposure involved in participating in ‘Beck’s Futures’ this year.

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Marienstadt
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Katie Pratt

Nina Madden meets painter Katie Pratt and uncovers the benefits of winning the Jerwood Painting Prize.

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No Escape
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Shelly Goldsmith

Nina Madden talks to Shelly Goldsmith about her career to date, and receiving the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize.

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Out of Blue
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Zarina Bhimji

Manick Govinda profiles Zarina Bhimji and uncovers how two awards have played a pivotal role in her recent work.

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Edge
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New prize

Heralded as the north of England’s answer to the Turner Prize, the Comme ça Art Prize North aims to raise the profile of artists living and working beyond London. Worth £10,000 (against the Turner Prize of £20,000), the prize will […]

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Poured Lines
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Prospects good

Hundreds of artists, ranging from students to newcomers and well-established practitioners, are expected to compete for this year’s £10,000 PizzaExpress Prospects contemporary drawing prize. Established four years ago, the prize aims to promote the widest definition of drawing. Submissions can […]

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Red Carpet

Artist Kelly Atkins, of carpet recycling company Carpet Burns, has been awarded the Sherrards Excellence in Arts Award. Sponsored by Barclays Bank, these £250 cash awards now in their third year are aimed at small businesses. Currently artist-in-residence at University […]

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Crafts awards

Falmouth-based ceramic artist Jessie Higginson has won a £9,000 Queen Elizabeth Scholarship to enable her to study on the two year Royal College of Art Ceramics and Glass Masters course. A graduate from Brighton University’s course in wood, metal, plastics […]

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New research awards

A new scheme, with awards of up to £50,000 to fund innovative research, was launched by the Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB) in June. The Innovation Awards Scheme will support research on developing significant breakthroughs in knowledge and understanding, […]

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Alphabet Soup
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Support for diversity

In June, Black, Asian and Chinese arts were given a significant boost from lottery funds as the Arts Council of England (ACE) announced that £29 million of the £90 million allocated to the Arts Capital Programme will go to Black, […]

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Creative Awards

The Ovation 2002 Awards for Yorkshire and Humberside were launched in May. Developed by the Creative Industries Development Agency (CIDA) they celebrate the outstanding creative achievements of individuals or creative businesses working with CIDA, each of whom has achieved significant […]

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Untitled (bamboo groves)
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Raked gravel and bamboo groves

At the end of 99 I was awarded the Friends of the Royal Scottish Academy Artist’s Bursary that enabled me to undertake a month-long research visit to Japan. Japanese art has always fascinated me, and it has influenced my painting […]

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Pink Rubber Guns
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Pay back

David Jeffreys looks at the issue of arts funding and considers whether there’s a catch to the expansion of public spending.

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Sliced cube (detail)
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Winning through

The £15,000 first prize in the Singer and Friedlander/Sunday Times Watercolour competition has gone to Paul Emsley for his painting Rhinoceros. The Young Artist Award, worth £5,000 to the most impressive watercolour by an artist under twenty-five, went to Nicholas […]

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Self portrait (kissing with Scopolamine)
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Douglas Gordon

The master of Hollywood remakes and literary allusion, Douglas Gordon, talks through his career development with Morgan Falconer.

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Winner

Simon Keenleyside is the winner of this year’s BOC Emerging Artist Award. The panel of judges including Peter Blake and Matthew Collings, selected a short list of six from over 200 applications. The £20,000 award offers support for twelve months, […]

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Belle tents
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Richard Slee

Richard Slee, acclaimed ceramicist and winner of last year’s Jerwood Applied Arts Prize, talks to Emma Maiden about his career development.

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New awards

Dream Time, a new award that offers high achievers in arts, science and technology the chance to take time out to explore new creative areas and refresh their thinking, was launched in May by NESTA (the National Endowment for Science, […]

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