Selected by Laura Sillars (Artistic Director, Site Gallery), Simon Roberts (Photographer) and Clarissa Corfe (Curator, Castlefield Gallery.
87 works by 57 artists were selected which including video, performance, collage, drawing, ceramics, painting, jewellery, installation, sculpture and printmaking.
Frank Abbott, Adrienne, Andy Allen, Laura Allen, Colette Ayers, Shaun Belcher, Alia Pathan & Jim Brouwer, Maria Cassidy, Chatwin:Martin, Josephine Clouting, Ian Cutmore, Tom Darby, Mateus Domingos, Jane Domingos, John Edwards, Lucy Fairholm, Michael Forbes, Tanya Foster, Sardul Gill, Faye Green, Michelle Greenwood, Aylwin Greenwood-Lambert, Colette Griffin, Paul Hirst, David Howat, Steven Ingman, Peter Jackson, Maggie Lewis, Oliver Lovley, Tracey McMaster, Angelo Murphy, Krystina Naylor, Paul Newman, Lauren O’ Grady, Rebecca Ounstead, Tom Partridge, Lois Plaistow, Kerri Pratt, Frazer Price, Dexter Prior, Dermot Punnett, Reactor, Elizabeth Rowe, Carole Russell, Mark. W Russell, David Severn, Robert Squirrell, Felicia Staub, Lucy Stevens, Katie Stretton, Oliver Tirre, John. E Walter, Annexinema (Emily Wilczek & Ian Nesbit), Jon Williams, Giles Woodward.
WINNERS OF THE NOTTINGHAM ANNUAL OPEN 2012 PRIZES
Tarpey Gallery Prize – a solo exhibition at the Tarpey Gallery in Castle Donington.
The Rufford Gallery Prize
Jointly awarded to Tracey McMaster and David Severn.
The One Thoresby Street residency prize
The Ian Robinson Prize – a £200 cash prize – awarded by this company who specialise in lettering and graphics for exhibition and display.
The Great Art Award
The Axisweb Award
The John E Wright Prize
£200 worth of John E Wright goods (fine art and graphic materials or services, printing)
£100 worth of goods
The People’s Panel Prize* – £200 cash award and invitation to meet the panel to talk about their work.
Design Factory Prize – a year’s free membership of Design Factory.
The New Art Exchange Prize – a solo exhibition at NAE.
The Broadway Artists’ Film & Video award.
Emily Wilczek and Ian Nesbitt (aka Annexinema)
George Thornton Prize
The Castle Prize – a solo exhibition at Nottingham Castle.
Main cash prizes – 5 artists were selected by the selection panel on the exhibition selection day. Then at the preview, all the exhibiting artists were invited to vote for the one (of the 5 on the short list) they felt should receive the grand cash prize.
The 4 runner-up prizes of £250
Alia Pathan & Jim Brouwer,
The grand cash prize of £1,500