East London Painting Prize 2015 is now closed...short list reveal and details about the shortlist show coming soon.
About the prize
The East London Painting Prize has been created by The Legacy List and Bow Arts, with kind support from the Goldhill Family and the Zabludowicz Collection. The prize, now in its second year, honours the life and work of painter and philanthropist, Jack Goldhill.
The prize is open to both established and emerging artists living or working in the east london boroughs of Hackney, Newham,Tower Hamlets, Havering,Waltham Forest, Barking and Dagenham and Redbridge.
The East London Painting Prize aims to explore and celebrate the diversity in painting practices and different approaches to the medium and to champion contemporary artists emerging from East London.
An influential panel are in charge of selecting the shortlist and eventual winner, including artist and painter Phoebe unwin (Wilkinson); editor of ArtReview, Oliver Basciano; Programme Director at the Zabludowicz Collection Elizabeth Neilson; founder of launchpad, Sarah Elson (Contemporary art Society & Bow Arts Trustee); winner of the East London Painting Prize 2014, Nathan Eastwood, and representative of the Goldhill Family, Michael Goldhill.
Shortlisted artists will take part in a group show with prize event. The selected winner will receive a £10,000 cash prize and a prominent solo show at the Nunnery Gallery. The winning artist will also have the opportunity to form part of the significant panel in the 2015 East London Painting Prize.
Read a blog by one of the judges Oliver Basciano, editor of ArtReview here
For How to Apply and full Terms & Conditions please download the application form here
For full press release click here
Want to know more? Check out the video below about East London Painting Prize's innaugural year. Film by i say RAAR.