Matthew Krishanu

The Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017

February 15, 20173:44 pm

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The ‘Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017’ is now open for entries. For this year the artist selectors are​ Matthew Krishanu, Julian Brown, Nicholas Middleton and Cathy Lomax (winner of the 2016 Prize). They will select 12 artists who will form a group exhibition, with each selected​ painter showing 3 works. This 36 work group exhibition will take place at The Stables Gallery, Orleans House, Richmond Museum, London, between Thursday 24 August – Sunday 22 October 2017.

The Prize Winner selection panel judges for 2017 are: Elena Dranichnikova, founder of the Moscow Art Collectors’ Group (MACS) and founder of the Moscow School for Contemporary Art; Alice Herrick, artist, curator and owner of the Herrick Gallery, London; Jessica Litherland, visual arts producer, mac Birmingham; Stephen Snoddy, director, New Art Gallery, Walsall; Nicholas Usherwood, curator, art critic, writer on contemporary art and editor of Galleries Magazine.

The artist of the winning work will receive a solo exhibition at the Herrick Gallery, a critical essay on their practice by Nicholas Usherwood and a £2,000 purchase prize of their winning painting which will then enter the Priseman-Seabrook Collection of 21st Century British Painting.

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