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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
David Jeffreys looks at the issue of arts funding and considers whether there’s a catch to the expansion of public spending.
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 […]
The master of Hollywood remakes and literary allusion, Douglas Gordon, talks through his career development with Morgan Falconer.
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, […]