Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2018-19
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Deadline Saturday 31 March 2018
The Mark Tanner Sculpture Award is unique in its combination of offering both financial support towards the production of new work and a solo exhibition to an exceptional emerging sculptor. We seek to reward outstanding and innovative practice in the field of sculpture and are particularly interested in work that demonstrates a commitment to process and materials.
There is no age limit, applicants will be judged on the quality of their work and the ability of the award to make beneficial impact on their practice and future development. The financial award to assist in the production of a new body of work is £8,000, made in 3 payments over the course of the year, at the end of which there will be a solo exhibition at Standpoint Gallery.
Standpoint will maintain a supportive, mentoring role over the twelve month period of the award, including studio visits to discuss progress towards the exhibition.
The selection panel
The selection panel for the 2018/19 award is:
Clare Lilley Director of Programme, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Cathie Pilkington RA artist
Frances Richardson MTSA winner 2017
Rebecca Scott artist / Mark Tanner Trust
The panel will be chaired by Michael Taylor, director of Standpoint
Applicants must be established residents of the UK. We are now able to accept applications from all artists based in the UK. Students in current education are not eligible to apply. This applies to BA and MA students or equivalent, but NOT to those undertaking postgraduate research work leading to a PhD/Mphil/MLitt/ MRes or equivalent
Links to the application portal will be available from Standpoint’s website from the 1 Jan 2018. For more information about the application process, and previous MTSA winners, visit http://www.standpointlondon.co.uk/mtsa/index.php
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