Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Jennifer Douglas: "Winner of Northern Futures Prize"

Workplace Gallery is delighted to congratulate Jennifer Douglas on winning the Northern Futures Award 2010 with her installation The Voice of Silence.

The Northern Futures 2010 Award was selected by a panel of international experts from the field of fine art. Northern Futures Exhibition is currently showing at The Civic , Barnsley until 3rd September.

Shortlisted Artists:
Kit Abramson (Lancaster)
Samantha Donnelly (Greater Manchester)
Jennifer Douglas (Gateshead)
Paul Merrick (Gateshead)
Daniel Staincliffe (Manchester)
Liz West (Sheffield)

Fine Art Judges
Helen Pheby, Curator at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
Karen Newman, Curator at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool
Claire Turner, Comme Ca Art, Manchester
Gavin Delahunty, Curator - Fine Art at MIMA Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
Sheila McGregor, Chief Executive, Axis (Leeds)
Ann Bukantas, Curator, Walker Art Gallery (National Museums Liverpool)
Julia Bell, Visual Arts Co-ordinator, Baltic (Gateshead)


Jennifer Douglas
The Voice of Silence, 2010
Light bulbs, Rubber flex, Paint Pots, Morse Code Sequencer, Steel, Paint
Dimensions Variable
Courtesy of the artist and Workplace Gallery