Application deadline: 3 July
Griffin Gallery calls for entries to the sixth edition of the Griffin Art Prize, an exhibition and studio award in painting and drawing open to UK based artists graduated since 2010.
Designed to have a meaningful impact on the career of one emerging artist, the Griffin Art Prize provides the time, space and materials from Winsor & Newton, Liquitex and Conté à Paris to create new work in 2018, culminating in a showcase at Griffin Gallery, London in November.
The judges of the Griffin Art Prize 2017 are: artist Ansel Krut, Lindéngruppen owner and chairman, Jenny Lindén Urnes, Griffin Gallery head curator Becca Pelly-Fry, Elephant magazine editor Robert Shore.
The judges will be looking for excellence and innovation in painting and drawing. Twenty long listed artists will be announced in August and have their work featured on www.griffingallery.co.uk. The judges then select ten short-listed artists to exhibit in a group show in November 2017 at Griffin Gallery, a high profile exhibition visited by collectors, curators and other art world professionals.
New for 2017 one outstanding candidate will benefit from the Griffin Art Prize at their location of choice within the UK. The winner will receive:
- a cash stipend of £5000
- £2000 of studio rent
- Materials of choice from Winsor + Newton, Liquitex and Conté à Paris up to value £3000
- A showcase of new work at the Griffin Art Prize shortlist exhibition at Griffin Gallery in November 2018
- A professional support programme including; mentoring from an arts professional, technical advice from chemists in the
- Innovation and Development laboratory, studio visits from head curator Becca Pelly-Fry and the Griffin Gallery team.
The prize is open to UK artists practicing in painting and drawing and graduated since 2010. Artists have until July 3rd 2017 to submit their applications of four recent artworks, artists’ statement and CV.
Please note: there is a £15 application fee.
For more information and application details: griffingallery.co.uk/griffin-art-prize