The Jerwood Photography Award worth £2,000 presented in December 2006 to Paul Plews has now been withdrawn following a complaint.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 […]
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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 […]
Penny Klepuszewska, a 2003 graduate from Nottingham Trent University and Chris Boyd, a Manchester Metropolitan University second-year interactive arts student were joint winners of the UK Art Prize 2004, that attracted over 40,000 entries and created ten finalists. They shared […]
Myfanwy Johns won the £2,500 Indigo Art Prize, a new opportunity promoted in a-n Magazine and on www.a-n.co.uk. Launched in September by Indigo Art the UKs leading suppliers of bespoke artwork to interior design projects within the hotel/leisure industry […]
Leading studio potter Julian Stair, whose work appears in museums and galleries around the world, has won a £7,400 Queen Elizabeth Scholarship. This will enable him to develop and consolidate his research into collaborating with industry to produce thrown pots […]
Im drawn towards work that offers two opposing features or truths.
Designers Shin and Tomoko Azumi featured in our online Signpost: new graduates’ guide to being an artist on www.a-n.co.uk are amongst the shortlisted artists for the tenth Jerwood Applied Arts Prize. Talking in 2002 about their approach, they […]
Eight artists have each received £30,000 to develop a creative project as part of the delivery of the Creative Scotland Awards. Making these cross-art form awards in March, Chair of the Scottish Arts Council Creative Scotland Awards 2004 judging panel […]
The 2004 Sonning Prize is to be awarded this month to the British-Palestinian sculptor, performance and installation artist Mona Hatoum. Awarded every other year by the University of Copenhagen, it is offered to a man or woman “who has significantly […]
From over eighty nominations, Robert Adams, Peter Fraser, David Goldblatt and Joel Sternfeld were shortlisted for this year’s Citigroup Photography Prize. The winner is due to be announced on 4 March. Now in its eighth year, this prize has become […]
Following a public demonstration at the National Portrait Gallery’s 2003 BP Portrait Award, we are writing to voice our concerns about the issue. We believe climate change is the greatest weapon of mass destruction that we face. It is mostly […]
A wealth of artists’ prizes have been announced recently, including the Jerwood Foundation, Oxo Peugeot Design Awards, Perspective 2003, and the Lexmark European Art Prize (See ‘Prizegivings’ in News). Large sums of money, prestige and publicity are among the benefits […]
Ben Coode-Adams talks to Rob Kesseler and NESTA about their symbiotic relationship.
As a female artist I must say I was initially not too impressed with the selection of this years Comme Ca Art Prize North for the simple fact that there werent any female artists shortlisted especially as there is […]
The reason there are no women in The Comme Ca Art Prize North is because the Jury was unanimous in its short list decision. They asked me what I thought about an all male shortlist and I was happy to […]
The shortlist has been announced for the new annual Comme Ca Art Prize for contemporary visual artists in the North of England. The five lucky artists are Matthew Houlding, The Little Artists, David Mackintosh, Paul Rooney and Richard Talbot. For […]