Jerwood Drawing Prize

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The Jerwood Drawing Prize, formerly the Malvern Open Drawing Prize and then the Cheltenham Open Drawing Competition, is the United Kingdom's leading award in contemporary drawing. It is claimed to be the largest and longest running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK.[1] It was established by Malvern Drawing Associates in 1991 to promote excellence in contemporary drawing practice and moved to Cheltenham in 1994.[2][3]

Funded since 2011 by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation and organised by Wimbledon College of Art,[4] the exhibition is open to entry by all artists resident or domiciled in the United Kingdom. It takes place annually, and includes an exhibition of all the shortlisted drawings at Jerwood Space which then forms a touring exhibition.[5]

In 2004 approximately 2,000 entries were received.[6] In 2011 the competition accepted approximately 3,500 entries. A first prize of £6,000 and a second prize of £3,000 were awarded. In addition there were two student awards, each with a £1,000 prize.[1]

First Prize Winners[edit]

Previous first prize winners include:[7]

Malvern Open Drawing Prize[edit]

  • 1991 - Clare Jarrett [8]

Cheltenham Open Drawing Competition[edit]

  • 1994 - Sharon Beavan
  • 1995 -
  • 1996 - Kenny Lowe
  • 1997 - Rebecca Salter
  • 1998 - Wynn Jones
  • 1999 - Anna Mazzotta
  • 2000 - David Connearn

Jerwood Drawing Prize[edit]

  • 2001 - Kate Davis
  • 2002 - Adam Dant
  • 2003 - Paul Brandford for Snatch [9]
  • 2004 - Sarah Woodfine[6]
  • 2005 - Juliette Losq for We are the fiction of the vanished lives and buildings [10]
  • 2006 - Charlotte Hodes [11]
  • 2007 - Sophie Horton
  • 2008 - Warren Baldwin[2]
  • 2009 - Mit Senoj (AKA Tim Jones)[12]
  • 2010 - Virginia Verran for her drawing Bolus-Space (signal) [13]
  • 2011 - Gary Lawrence for his drawing Homage to Anonymous [14]
  • 2012 - Karolina Glusiec for her film Velocity [15]
  • 2013 - Svetlana Fialova for her drawing Apocalypse (My Boyfriend Doesn’t Care) [16]
  • 2014 - Alison Carlier for her audio work Adjectives, lines and marks [17]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joes Villarreal (Ed.) Gary Lawrence is awarded the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011, artdaily.org, 15 September 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-08
  2. ^ a b Jerwood drawing winners revealed, BBC Entertainment News, 17 September 2008. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  3. ^ "Jerwood Drawing Prize Winner Announced". ArtDaily. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Jerwood Drawing Prize". Jerwood Charitable Foundation. Retrieved 2010-01-19. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Jerwood Drawing Prize 2009". ArtRabbit. Retrieved 2010-01-19. 
  6. ^ a b Jerwood drawing winners announced, BBC Entertainment News, 22 September 2004. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  7. ^ Wimbledon School of Art, The Jerwood Drawing Prize, 2001 archive. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  8. ^ "Escalator Literature: 2007 Winners". Escalator. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "Jerwood Drawing Prize Winner Announced". ArtDaily. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "Jerwood Drawing Prize 2005". Jerwood Visual Arts. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  11. ^ "Jerwood Drawing Prize 2006". Jerwood Visual Arts. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  12. ^ Anita Taylor Artist Anita Taylor reveals the winners of this years' Jerwood drawing prize, The Guardian, 19 September 2009. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  13. ^ "Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010". Jerwood Visual Arts. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  14. ^ "Winners Announcement". Jerwood Visual Arts. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  15. ^ "Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012". Jerwood Visual Arts. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  16. ^ "Jerwood Drawing Prize 2013". Jerwood Visual Arts. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  17. ^ "Jerwood Drawing Prize, 2014". Jerwood Visual Arts. Retrieved 29 January 2015.