Woon Foundation Prize 2017: Call for entries

2015 Woon Prize winner Kayt Hughes

2015 Woon Prize winner Kayt Hughes

Final year, undergraduate artists from across the UK are invited to apply for one of the UK’s most generous arts prizes. The Woon Foundation Painting & Sculpture Prize, jointly hosted by Northumbria University and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art offers an exceptional opportunity for Fine Art students.

The shortlisted artists will be selected by a panel of judges including Laurence Sillars, BALTIC Chief Curator; Hilary Lloyd, artist and Turner Prize-nominee; Holly Hendry, artist and inaugural recipient of Woon Foundation Prize; and chaired by Christine Borland, Turner Prize-nominated artist and Professor, Northumbria University.

Ten artists will be shortlisted from the open submission for an exhibition at BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39 in summer 2017, with a solo exhibition concluding the Fellowship, at Northumbria’s University Gallery.

Deadline: Monday 3 April 2017. No application fee.

Full details on the prize can be found here.