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Woon Foundation Art Prize

Woon Prize 2022




Northumbria University and the Woon Brothers Foundation wish to announce that the Woon Painting & Sculpture Prize will be postponed for 2022. The Prize will be relaunched for 2023. Further details about the relaunch will be released in due course. 


Northumbria University and the Woon Brothers Foundation are excited to relaunch the Prize by opening its participation to a wider and more diverse pool to realise the potential of the prize.


For further enquiries, please contact Dr Solomon Lennox, Head of Department – Arts, Northumbria University:


Mr Woon is a graduate of Northumbria University and has kindly funded the Woon Prize to profile and enable the next generation of fine artists. 

The Woon Prize aims to find the best emerging fine art talent in the UK today. 

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