NEWS: The Griffin Art Gallery Calls for Entries for the Griffin Art Prize

The West London Gallery is calling for recent art school graduates to apply for the Griffin Art Prize which is worth £10,000. 

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The gallery is asking for entries to the sixth edition of the art prize, an exhibition and studio award in painting and drawing open to UK based artists graduated since 2010.

Griffin Art Prize was created to help impact the career of one emerging artist and provides the time, space and materials from Winsor & Newton, Liquitex andConté à Paris to create new work in 2018, culminating in a showcase at Griffin Gallery, London in November.

It was also announced that the judges for the 2017 prize will include : artist Ansel Krut, Lindéngruppen owner and chairman, Jenny Lindén Urnes, Griffin Gallery head curator Becca Pelly-Fry and Elephant magazine editor Robert Shore.

The closing date for applications will be 3rd July, with a longlist of artists announced on the 29th August. Meanwhile, judges will then confirm the shortlist on the 29th September. The winner will be announced on the 1st November.

New for 2017, one candidate will benefit from the Griffin Art Prize at their location of choice within the UK. The prize will include a cash stipend of £5000, £2000 of studio rent, materials of choice from Winsor & Newton, Liquitex and Conté à Paris up to value £3000 and a  showcase of new work at the Griffin Art Prize shortlist exhibition at Griffin Gallery in November 2018.

For more information about the prize and how to apply visit: https://griffingallery.co.uk/griffin-art-prize