Monday, August 03, 2009

Matt Stokes: Shortlisted for Northern Art Prize 2009

The Northern Art Prize 2009 has announced the shortlisted artists for this year's award, supported by Logistik, Leeds City Council, Arup and Leeds Metropolitan University.

They artists are Pavel Bϋchler, Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson,Rachel Goodyear and Matt Stokes.

They were selected by a panel of judges which includes Patricia Bickers (Editor, Art Monthly), Richard Deacon (Artist), Paul Hobson (Director, Contemporary Art Society), Peter Murray (Director, Yorkshire Sculpture Park) and Tanja Pirsig-Marshall (Curator of Exhibitions, Leeds Art Gallery).

An exhibition of work by the shortlisted artists will take place at Leeds Art Gallery from 27 November 2009 - 21 February 2010. The winning artist will be announced on 21 January 2010, scooping the £16,500 prize money whilst each of the runners up will receive £1500.