Jerwood Drawing Prize
The Jerwood Drawing Prize is the largest and longest running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK. Judged by an independent panel of selectors, the Prize aims to recognise and support UK based artists, from students to those established in their practice, working in the field of drawing. The Prize is run in partnership with Drawing Projects UK.
Awards include a first prize of £8,000, a second prize of £5,000 and two student awards of £2,000 each.
The 2013 selectors are: Kate Brindley, Director of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art mima; Michael Craig-Martin RA, artist; and Charlotte Mullins, art critic, writer, broadcaster, and Editor of Art Quarterly
An exhibition of selected works will be on show at JVA at Jerwood Space, 11 September – 27 October 2013. The exhibition will then tour to venues across the UK, including, for the first time, the Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury Christ Church University in March 2014.
The prizes will be awarded to the winning artists at a ceremony on Tuesday 10 September 2013.
The deadline for online registration is 5pm, 17 June 2013.
For more information please visit the JVA website.
Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012
12 September - 28 October 2012
Exploring and celebrating the diversity, excellence and range of current drawing practice in the UK.
The 2012 selectors, Stephen Coppel, Curator of the Modern Collection; Kate Macfarlane, Co-Director of The Drawing Room, London; and Lisa Milroy, artist and Head of Graduate Printing, Slade School of Fine Art, will look to create an exhibition that represents and celebrates the diversity, excellence and range of current drawing practice in the UK.
Currently showing at JVA at Jerwood Space, touring to Jerwood Charitable Foundation's sister organisation Jerwood Gallery is Hastings and mac Birmingham.
For more information please see the JVA website.