£1,000 MAIN PRIZE

The winner of the main prize is selected by the Selection Panel.

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 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

The winner will be selected by Adrian Nicholls, Group Commercial & Marketing Manager.

THE IAN ROBINSON PRIZE

A £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 artist’s 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).


•    With the exception of the Main Prize, all prizes are selected at the discretion of the sponsors who have donated them. Their choices will reflect their personal interests, aims or business needs, and it is possible that numerous judges pick the same artist. In this case, it is possible for one artist to receive multiple awards.

 
•    Prize winners from 2015 will be exempt from the same prize (if still offered) in the 2016 exhibition.


•    All Prizes will be announced from 6.00pm at the Closing Party & Prize Giving Ceremony on Saturday 7 January 2017. 


•    Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery is not responsible for the prize content, funding, negotiation or commitments donated by external parties once awarded to the winning individual(s).