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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
Phyllida Shaw explores the role of grant making trusts, foundations and charities.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Nina Madden meets painter Katie Pratt and uncovers the benefits of winning the Jerwood Painting Prize.
Nina Madden talks to Shelly Goldsmith about her career to date, and receiving the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize.
Manick Govinda profiles Zarina Bhimji and uncovers how two awards have played a pivotal role in her recent work.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]