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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Manick Govindas profile of Paul Hamlyn Foundation, one of the most respected and innovative grant-giving trusts in the UK
Artist-led strategies to support professional development have often proved to be the most successful.
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.
Nina Madden explores the myriad of awards offered by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation.
Nina Madden gives an overview of some of the visual art prizes selected from open submission competitions.
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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.
Jerwood Space, London
19 September – 18 October 2007
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 […]
Susan Cross and Adam Paxon are joint winners of the 2007 Jerwood Applied Arts Prize.
Michael Cousin is one of five visual artists to receive a major Creative Wales award in the 2006/7 round.
American artist Margaret Salmon was announced winner of the first MaxMara Art Prize for Women in January.
London-based Melanie Russell and Camilla Wilson are amongst thirty artists selected for the Jerwood Contemporary Painters exhibition.
The Jerwood Photography Award worth £2,000 presented in December 2006 to Paul Plews has now been withdrawn following a complaint. The photographers submitted works, one of which was featured on the December issue of a-n Magazine, were taken from a […]
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.
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.
The thirteen nominees for this years £20,000 Becks Futures prize have been announced:
It has been a phenomenal time for us.
Gordon Dalton discusses the career progress of Bedwyr Williams, including Venice Biennale, his Paul Hamlyn Award and having a base in North Wales.
Carolyn Black profiles the Bombay Sapphire Prize and explores the nuances of commercial sponsorship of prizes, awards and commissions.
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 […]
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 […]
A plethora of shortlists and prize-winners have recently been announced, making April a bonanza prize month.
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 […]