CLOSING PARTY AND PRIZEGIVING
FRIDAY 6 NOVEMBER, 6–8PM
£2,000 MAIN PRIZE
The winner of the main prize is selected by the Selection Panel.
SOLO EXHIBITION AT
NOTTINGHAM CASTLE IN 2016
The winner will be selected by Nottingham Castle’s Visual Arts Team.
NOTTINGHAM CASTLE PURCHASE PRIZE
Selected by Nottingham Castle’s Visual Arts Team, one artwork will be bought to become part of the Fine Art Collection.
SOLO EXHIBITION AT TARPEY GALLERY, CASTLE DONINGTON
The winner of this prize will be selected by Luke Tarpey, Gallery Director.
THE SYSON PRIZE
The winner of this prize will be selected by Independent Curator Jennie Syson, Director of SYSON gallery.
THE ONE THORESBY STREET PRIZE
A one month long residency opportunity at One Thoresby Street, with the outcome of an exhibition in 2016.
The winner will be chosen by representatives of One Thoresby Street.
THE GREATART AWARD
One recipient will receive £250 worth of art materials and a £250 gift voucher which can be redeemed against over 50,000 products at GreatArt.co.uk – the UK’s largest range of Art Materials.
THE JOHN E WRIGHT AWARD
One recipient will be given the opportunity to produce a limited edition print run of their work (either of an existing piece or something brand new).
Working with the technical team at John E Wright, with advice and guidance from Castle staff, one winner – working in any media – will receive up £200 worth of materials and support to create a unique print edition of their work. The signed ‘Artists’ Proof’ (or number 1 of the edition) will be permanently added to Nottingham Castle’s works on paper collection, and the edition will be offered for sale online through the Nottingham Castle Open website.
The winner will be selected by Adrian Nicholls, Group Commercial & Marketing Manager.
THE IAN ROBINSON PRIZE – £200 CASH PRIZE.
The winner will be selected by a representative of Ian Robinson Design– a company who specialises in lettering and graphics for exhibition and display.
THE ILLUMINATE PRIZE
One artist will receive a £250 cash award plus an invitation to meet Illuminate and give an informal presentation of their work (either at the Illuminate meeting place, or at the artists studio).
One winner will be selected by ‘Illuminate’, a group representing Nottingham Museums Young Arts Collective for 16-25 year olds.
THE NEW ART EXCHANGE PRIZE
An opportunity to participate in a future exhibition, learning or public programme project with NAE.
(the winner of this prize will be selected by New Art Exchange to reflect the aims of their organisation).
THE SURFACE GALLERY PRIZE
A three-week residency in the ‘Project Space’ followed by a two-week exhibition in the main gallery
(one or two winners will be chosen by members of the Surface Gallery Exhibitions Team).
THE NOTTINGHAM SOCIETY OF ARTISTS PRIZE
One prize of £200 for one artist. There is no limitation on medium or process.
(this prize will be selected by The President and representatives of the Board of Trustees).