The exhibition and prizes acknowledge the outstanding achievements of the artists and their contribution to contemporary art within Liverpool, as well as further afield.
It aims to promote national awareness and discussion of contemporary art in the city and to support individual artists in developing their practices. It is an annual exhibition and award for artists from or based in the Liverpool City Region.
Prize has attracted sponsors from the local business community. Now in its third year the exhibition will take place at METAL at Edge Hill Station and is now a firmly established part of Liverpool’s annual visual art diary.
EXHIBITION: Friday June 4 – to Saturday July 10
PRIVATE VIEW: Thursday June 3. 6.00pm – 9.00pm (All Welcome)
AWARDS CEREMONY: Wednesday June 30. 6.00pm – 8.00pm
VENUE: METAL at Edge Hill Station, Tunnel Road, Liverpool L7 6ND (more details)
OPENING TIMES: Tuesday – Friday 2.00pm – 6.00pm Saturday 12.00pm – 4.00pm (closed Sunday and Monday)
Gina Czarnecki (INSTALLATION)
David Jacques: (MULTIMEDIA)
James Quin: (PAINTING/DRAWING)
Paul Rooney: (FILM)
Emily Speed: (SCULPTURE AND INSTALLATION)
£2000 to the Overall Winner plus, new for this year, the opportunity to show at the Walker Art Gallery and £1,000 to the ‘People’s Choice’ Winner. The winners will be announced on Wednesday June 30.
VOTE FOR THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE WINNER
Visit the gallery and vote for your favourite artist before closing on Tuesday June 29.
Curated by Jenny Porter.
Sat, June 26, 2010 Afternoon – time TBC