THE DEADLINE: midnight on 20th June 2013
THE AWARD: a solo exhibition at WW Gallery in January 2014, £1000 prize money, a group show in August 2013, 3 months mentoring.
Artists, WW invites you to submit your work for consideration for their 2013 SOLO award. There is a simple online application to complete. The selection process involves looking at just the work itself, (no names or CVs are seen by the judges). Below is more information on what it’s all about, who the judges are, as well as feedback from the artists and judges who made last year’s award so successful. If you have further questions, please visit the website.
Now in its second year, the WW SOLO Award is a structured opportunity created to provide support and development for contemporary artists working in any medium and at all stages of their career. Unlike other contemporary art awards, the SOLO Award is inclusive, with a focus that stretches further than new graduates, believing that artists can be ’emerging’ at any age.
This year the winner will be selected by a distinguished panel of judges, including Alison Wilding (Turner Prize-nominated sculptor and Royal Academician), Charlotte Mullins (art historian, writer, broadcaster and editor for Art Quarterly), Ceri Hand (Director of Ceri Hand Gallery), and Gill Saunders (Senior Curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum). The winner of the SOLO Award will receive prize money of £1000 and a solo exhibition at the gallery in January 2014. Longlisted artists will be exhibited in a group exhibition this coming August 2013.
WW is one of London’s leading contemporary artist-run spaces with a reputation for consistently forward-thinking and innovative projects. Spread across 1200 square feet of sky-lit rooms, the exhibition space, shop and lounge are in the heart of Hatton Garden, Clerkenwell, conveniently located between Farringdon and Chancery Lane tube stations.
For further information and to apply, visit: www.wilsonwilliamsgallery.com