WYPrintWorkshop / Opportunities / Mon 03 Jul 2017

Flourish Award 2017- call for submissions

Flourish Award 2017- call for submissions

Flourish Award 2017 - Award For Excellence in Printmaking

The Flourish Award was established in 2009 by West Yorkshire Print Workshop to champion and showcase excellence in printmaking across Yorkshire. The award now provides artists and printmakers from across the UK with the opportunity to exhibit their work in a group exhibition at the WYPW Gallery. The winner of the award goes on to present their own solo print exhibition at Huddersfield Art Gallery in 2017. The winner also benefit from a two-week residency at WYPW.

To enter, you can register online at and upload three images for selection by our independent panel. Judges confirmed include Yvonne Hardman, Head of Collections and Programmes, Leeds Art Gallery; Sumi Perera, Artist/Printmaker and winner of Flourish Award 2015; and Grant Scanlon, Senior Curator, Kirklees Museums and Galleries.

Submission fees apply: Standard entry fee for the Flourish Award 2017 is £15. For members of West Yorkshire Print Workshop entry is £10.

The submission deadline for this year's award is Monday 3 July

Artists whose work is shortlisted will be invited to include their work in the Flourish exhibition held at West Yorkshire Print Workshop from 16 September - 28 October 2017. During the exhibition our panel of judges will select the winning printmaker - the Flourish Award Winner. Runners-up prizes, including our student/recent graduate award, have kindly been given by our sponsors:

Great Art Prize- £300 vouchers
Jackson’s Art Supplies Prize- £100
Intaglio Printmaker Prize- £100
Hawthorn Printmaker Prize- £50
RK Burt & Co Prize- £40 worth of paper pad

For more information visit http://www.wypw.org/gallery-2/flourish-award/

Opportunity Location

West Yorkshire Print Workshop

75A Huddersfield Road, Mirfield
WF14 8AT

Telephone: 01924 497 646
Email: info@wypw.org
Website: http://www.wypw.org/gallery-2/flourish-award/

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