Competition JERWOOD DRAWING PRIZE 2012
Jerwood Visual Arts (JVA) and Drawing Projects UK are delighted to announce the selectors for the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012, which this year sees a significant increase in the prize monies awarded.
Stephen Coppel, Curator of the Modern Collection, Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum; Kate MacFarlane, Co-Director of The Drawing Room, London; and Lisa Milroy, Artist and Head of Graduate Painting, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL will create an exhibition that explores and celebrates the diversity, excellence and range of current drawing practice in the UK.
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 is open to all UK based artists, from student to established, working with drawing. From an anticipated submission of well over 2,000 entries, the selectors will bring together between 50 and 70 drawings for an exhibition at JVA at Jerwood Space, London from 12 September – 28 October 2012. The exhibition will then tour to venues across the UK including to the new Jerwood Gallery, Hastings.
The total prize fund has risen from £11,000 to £17,000, an increase of 55%. The prizes, which will be awarded to the winning artists at a ceremony on Tuesday 11 September 2012, are a first prize of £8,000, second prize of £5,000 and two student awards of £2,000 each.
Registration for artists entering the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012 opens on Monday 2 April 2012 and will close at 5pm on Monday 18 June 2012.
To Enter go to: Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012
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