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Greater Manchester Emerging Contemporary Artist Prize 2017

Entries for the 2017 are now closed.

The GM Arts Prize Exhibition is an exciting new forum for promoting, championing and showcasing the work of emerging Greater Manchester artists, as well as bringing artists and business together.

The exhibition will feature the winner of the 2017 GM Arts Prize, along with the 3 runners-up and the shortlisted entries.  The exhibition features artworks across a variety of media.

You are invited to attend the exhibition at our premises on Deansgate, Manchester.

The exhibition is open on the following dates and times, to register your attendance please select the relevant date:

19th May 12noon – 2pm 

24th May 5.30pm – 7.30pm

26th May 12noon – 2pm

2nd June 12noon – 2pm

Prizes

1 Overall Winner to be awarded:

£1500 Cash Prize

Supported by Fred Aldous with £150 of vouchers and paper products from G.F.Smith

A Greater Manchester Emerging Contemporary Artist Prize 2017 Award

Winner artwork displayed in Pop Up Exhibition in Manchester, Summer 2017

3 Runners Up to be awarded:

£750 cash prize each

Supported by Fred Aldous with £50 of vouchers and paper products from G.F.Smith

A Greater Manchester Emerging Contemporary Artist Prize 2017 Award

Winner’s artwork displayed in Pop Up Exhibition in Manchester, Summer 2017

Judging Panel

Helen Wewiora

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Director of Castlefield Gallery

Rachel Goodyear

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Artist, represented by Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London. Resident and practising in Greater Manchester

Paulette Terry Brien

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Co-director of The International 3, and Co-curatorial co-ordinator of The Manchester Contemporary

Andrew Brooks

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Photographer, digital artist and filmmaker. Resident and practising in Greater Manchester

Louise Durose

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General & Legal Counsel at MAN Diesel & Turbo UK Ltd, Collector of Northern Art

The Event

The overall prize and 3 runners up prizes will be presented at the Chamber’s annual dinner, billed as a, “wholehearted celebration of the quality and diversity of Greater Manchester business”, taking place at the Victoria Warehouse, Manchester on Thursday 18th May 2017.

18th May
Victoria Warehouse
Hosted by Craig Charles

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