Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Jerwood Drawing Prize - Pittville Studios

The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010 exhibition will be at the Summerfield Gallery, Pittville Studios, University of Gloucestershire, 11th - 22nd November. (See review in an.)

First prize has been awarded to Virginia Verran for her drawing Bolus Space (signal), 2009/10, pens on canvas (above).

Second prize has gone to Cadi Froehlich for Untitled (tea table), 2010, side table, hot drink rings (below).

Student prizes were awarded to Warren Andrews:
Warren Andrews, David M. Hutchinson Drawing No.436, 2010, mixed media.

and James Eden & Olly Rooks:
James Eden & Olly Brooks, Burst, 2010, film (of graphite balloon bursts) 5mins, 15 secs.
The Jerwood Drawing Prize was established in 1996 as the annual Cheltenham Open Drawing Exhibition - it was renamed the Jerwood Drawing Prize when the Jerwood Charitable Foundation became the principal supporter in 2001.
Just under 3,000 entries were submitted this year for consideration by the selectors: Charles Darwent, Art Critic, Independent on Sunday; Jenni Lomax, Director of the Camden Arts Centre; and Emma Talbot, artist (former Course Leader, Fine Art, University of Gloucestershire).

Installation view.

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