The Contemporary British Painting Prize

1st Dec 2018 - 2nd Feb 2019

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The twelve shortlisted artists for the exhibition are:

Keith Ashcroft, Lucy Austin, Benjamin Deakin, Kate Dunn, Jenny Eden, Andrew Ekins,

Pippa Gatty, Alison Goodyear, Roland Hicks, Rachel Lancaster, Joe Packer, Jonathan West

They will exhibit three paintings each to form the Contemporary British Painting Prize


The prize judges for 2018 are: Matthew Collings (painter, critic and broadcaster), Amisha

Karia (Head of Collection, Paintings in Hospitals) and Grant Scanlan (Huddersfield Museums



The winning artist will receive a £2,000 cash prize; a critical essay on their practice by

Matthew Collings (launched at the Menier Gallery), and an invitation to become a member

of Contemporary British Painting. All twelve shortlisted artists will receive a £100 exhibitor’s



The twelve shortlisted artists were selected by a group of practising painters: Simon Carter,

Paula MacArthur, Ruth Philo and Narbi Price (winner of the Contemporary British Painting

Prize 2017).

Huddersfield Art Gallery

Huddersfield Art Gallery
Princess Alexandra Walk,
West Yorkshire

Tel: 01484 221964

Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday 11am – 4pm

Late night Thursday until 7pm

Closed Sunday and Monday


Free Admission

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