The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize
Northumbria University is pleased to announce the short list of applicants selected for the 2012/13 Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize at Northumbria University.
The lucky artist to win the inaugural Woon Tai Jee Fellowship will be chosen from:
Elysia Byrd (Wimbledon College of Art)
Steven Gee (University of East London)
Bahia Haddam (Central St Martins)
Holly Hendry (Slade School of Art)
Benjamin Lee (Central St Martins)
Catriona Meighan (Edinburgh College of Art)
Rebecca Moss (Camberwell College of Art)
Ewan Murray (Glasgow School of Art)
Zara Worth (Northumbria University)
Andrea Zucchini (Goldsmiths).
We will be opening the exhibtion of the short-listed candidates work and announcing the winner of the Woon Tai Jee Fellowship and the other prizes at Gallery North on Thursday 11 July 2013. If you would like to attend the event please email email@example.com
If you are currently in the 2nd year of an undergraduate fine art course the 2014 prize will open in September this year.
Terms and Conditions can be downloaded here
Mr Wee Teng Woon a keen art collector and graduate of Northumbria University has initiated the funding of three major prizes and two consolation prizes each year valued at £40,000 through his family’s foundation.
Final year undergraduates of Fine Art painting and Sculpture in the UK are invited to compete for the Art Prizes. The first call for entries will be 1st September 2012, with the winner of the first prize taking up their residency in September 2013.
The 1st Prize Woon Tai Jee Art Fellowship will be in the form of a bursary of £20,000 to be utilised to pay the costs of the Fellowship at the BxNU Institute for Contemporary Art at BALTIC 39 the institute is the result of a collaborative partnership between BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and Northumbria University. The recipient will have access to dedicated space in the BxNU institute at BALTIC 39 for the duration of the Fellowship. The winner shall also receive critical and professional development support from a mentor.
The remaining prizes will be made up of:
2nd Prize Lim Ai Fang Art Prize: £9,000
3rd Prize Cheong Kam Hee Art Prize: £6,000
Two further prizes to be awarded at the discretion of the judging panel in the sum of £3000.00 and £2000
The entries will be shortlisted in February 2013 and the shortlisted artists will feature in an exhibition to take place in July 2013 where the awards will be announced. A catalogue of shortlisted work will also be produced in conjunction with the exhibition.
If you have any questions or require further information please do not hesitate to get in touch. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org