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SOLO Award 2014

 

SOLO AWARD WINNER 2014

Amba Sayal-Bennett



RUNNERS UP

Aglaé Bassens
Hayley Field
Daewoong Kim
Chao Lu

An online gallery of work by the 4 runners up and 31 selected artists will soon be available to view. The winner will exhibit new work at the London Art Fair in January 2015.

 

SELECTED ARTISTS


We are pleased to announce that the following artists have been selected for the 2014 WW SOLO Award. We have had in the region of 600 submissions and are contacting all artists individually, so please be patient with us at this busy time. Thank you.

  1. Hermione Allsopp
  2. Aglaé Bassens
  3. Dan Beard
  4. Anita Bryan
  5. Emma Charles
  6. Mr Clement
  7. Ben Cove
  8. Tom Farthing
  9. Hayley Field
  10. Stacey Guthrie
  11. Katrin Hanusch
  12. Han-Lin Huang
  13. Evy Jokhova
  14. Daewoong Kim
  15. Sally Kindberg
  16. Ope Lori
  17. Chao Lu
  18. Lee Maelzer
  19. Paula MacArthur
  20. Tyler Mallison
  21. Chloe Iza Manasseh
  22. Zsofia Margit
  23. Lyndsay Martin
  24. Emily Mulenga
  25. Sarah Nolan
  26. Charley Peters
  27. Cherry Pickles
  28. Amba Sayal-Bennett
  29. Mark Scott-Wood
  30. Yukako Shibata
  31. Perdita Sinclair
  32. Corinna Spencer
  33. Evelina Vilkas
  34. Charles Williams
  35. Dale Wilson
  36. Mary Wintour

 

Solo Award 2014

Amba-Sayal-Bennett_Narcopoli - Solo Award Winnter 2014

Amba Sayal-Bennett, NARCOPOLIS
Drawing Projection, Foam, Tape, Mount Board, 2.1m x 2.1m x 2.9m, 2014

 

about the WW SOLO Award

  • Solo exhibition at the London Art Fair in January 2015 (over 30,000 visitors in 2014)
  • Prize money £1000
  • Judges: Kate Brindley (director mima/Arnolfini), Cherry Smyth (critic, curator, writer), Lisa Milroy (painter), Sarah Monk (director London Art Fair)

The WW SOLO Award is an annual structured opportunity, created to provide support, development and exposure for a contemporary artist of any age, working in any medium. With a focus that stretches further than new graduates, the SOLO award recognises that artists can be producing exciting work at any age and any stage of their career. We deliberately distance ourselves from unhelpful and limiting tags such as 'young' and 'emerging', but welcome submissions from anyone aged 18 - 108.

Now in its third year, the 2014 SOLO Award comprises £1000 cash to the winner and a solo presentation of their work at the London Art Fair in January 2015. With over 30,000 visitors to the 2014 fair, the winner can expect a huge, new audience to see their work. The Art Projects section of the fair will offer the winner the freedom to use the stand (approx 25sqm) in any way they choose, whether they are showing installation, video, painting, performance etc; Art Projects is a curated showcase of contemporary art from across the globe, featuring large-scale installations, solo shows and thematic group displays, alongside an extensive Film and Performance Programme presenting a selection of experimental work, and therefore presentations are not restricted to being commercial in nature.


Judges 2014

Kate Brindley / Cherry Smyth / Lisa Milroy / Sarah Monk


Kate Brindley
The Arnolfini, Bristol is very pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Brindley as its Interim Director. She will take up post on 1 April 2014.
Kate has been the Director of mima (Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art) since July 2009 where she secured a 150% funding uplift from ACE in 2011.  She is one of only four national advisors for the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Arts Funding Programme and chairs their new museums and galleries initiative, “Our Museums”. From 2005-09, Kate was Director of Museums, Galleries and Archives for Bristol City Council and lead for the South West Renaissance in the Regions programme. Kate was born in Sheffield in 1970 and studied art history at Leeds University and museum and gallery studies at Manchester University.  Kate has nearly 20 years experience in the visual arts and museums sector with particular experience in working with 20th century art collections and capital developments, including being Head of Arts and Museums for Wolverhampton.  Kate is Vice Chair of the AV Festival North East and an Associate of the Museums Association.

Cherry Smyth
Cherry Smyth is a critic, curator, poet and novelist.  She co-curated Limber: spatial painting practices with Jost Münster at the Herbert Read Gallery, 2013.  Her catalogue essays include Sophy Rickett, Elizabeth Magill, Orla Barry, Zineb Sedira, Bridgid McLeer, Salla Tykka, Flora Parrott, Louisa Fairclough and Dirk Braeckman, among others.  She was a visiting critic at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Castello, Spain and at the Jan Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht.  She was a curatorial adviser for Axis, Open Frequency, 2006-7.  Her latest poetry collection is Test, Orange, Pindrop Press, 2011 and her novel,Hold Still, 2013, about the role of the female muse in 19th century art, is available from Holland Park Press. www.cherrysmyth.com

Lisa Milroy
Lisa Milroy was born in Vancouver and lives and works in London. Still life is at the heart of Milroy’s practice: in the 1980s her paintings featured ordinary objects depicted against an off-white ground. Subsequently her imagery expanded to depictions of objects within settings, and landscape, architecture and people. As her approaches to still life diversified, so did her manner of painting, giving rise to a range of stylistic strategies. In recent years Milroy’s focus has been on large scale, installation-based paintings. Throughout her practice, Milroy has been fascinated by the relation between stillness and movement, and the nature of making and looking at painting. Milroy was elected to the Royal Academy of Arts in 2005 and is currently Head of Graduate Painting at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL. She is an Artist Trustee at Tate, and her work is held in many public and private collections.

Sarah Monk
Sarah Monk is the Director of London Art Fair, having been the Fair Manager since 2004 and was responsible for launching the Fair’s highly acclaimed Art Projects section in 2005. Sarah studied Fine Art and trained as an artist before moving to London and embarking on a career which has encompassed roles in public museums and galleries including the Serpentine Gallery and prior to joining London Art Fair worked in the Public Programmes department at the Hayward Gallery. Sarah was also a member of the Strategic Advisory Group who informed ‘The Code of Practice for the Visual Arts which was commissioned by The Arts Council and a-n The Artists Information Company in 2003.

previous winners

2013 winner Laura Fitzgerald's SOLO exhibition 'Work Based Anxieties' was held at WW Gallery in January 2014, if you missed it, here are some images and a link to her video. A catalogue will be available shortly. In February 2014, Fitzgerald's work was also included in 'Please Stand By', a night of artists' films at the Chisenhale. She is currently in a group show in Ireland: Re-framing the Domestic (http://www.highlanes.ie/Activity.aspx?ActivityID=234) and is participating in a group show at ISCP in New York in June 2014(http://www.iscp-nyc.org).

2012 winner Jonathan Gabb's SOLO exhibition 'SYSTEM' was held at WW Gallery in January 2013. An online catalogue is now available to view, with texts by Helen Sumpter, Deb Covell and Francesca Brooks. Since then, Jonathan has been nominated for the Dulux Colour Awards 2014 for Best Use of Colour in the Arts 2013, he has been named by Axis in Ten artists you should be collecting now, and had a solo exhibition called Opera Rose at A Brooks Art, 3 October – 16 November 2013.



Terms & conditions

eligiblity & guidelines

  • Contemporary artists, working in any medium, at any stage in their career
  • Artists of all nationalities aged 18 or over, living or working in the UK & ROI
  • There is no set theme; work should be representative of your practice or process.
  • Media can include painting, sculpture, installation, performance, video, audio, drawing, collage, printmaking, digital, photography, mixed media, have we missed anything? That too.
  • There is no specific size restriction on works, but if your work is very large, please check that we can accommodate it (fit it through our door) on the receiving day.
  • If longlisted, all artists will be invited to submit examples of work and further supporting documents during the receiving days (see Key Dates above) Artists working in very large-scale painting and sculpture or working in installation, performance and time-based works will be invited to submit further supporting documents and files as necessary (e.g. further images, PDFs, videos, texts, portfolios) in negotiation with the organisers, in a way that best represents the work to the judges at the longlist stage. Unfortunately, installation, performance and time-based works cannot be physically installed or performed for the judges and therefore must be represented via other means.
  • In the July - December 2014 period, between the winner being announced and the London Art Fair opening, the winning artist is expected to develop upon their existing/submitted work to create content for their SOLO exhibition

    location

  • The selection process and receiving days will take place at WW Gallery, 34/35 Hatton Garden EC1N 8DX, London
  • The winner's exhibition will be a solo presentation in an Art Projects stand at the London Art Fair 21--25 January 2015.

selection

  • We try to operate a fair, democratic and as far as possible, anonymous selection process, which is why we specifically request that applicants do not send any supplementary information or attachments at this stage.
  • There is NO form to complete, just the email with the 3 attachments or links as outlined above.
  • Please do not include CVs or any other attachments, these will not be considered, but additional material may be requested from longlisted artists.
  • Applications must be accompanied by a fee of £25 payable by credit or debit card through PayPal. This is non-refundable and applications will not be considered without this fee.
  • Applications or questions relating to the SOLO Award should only be sent to: wwsoloaward@gmail.com, or they will not be considered.
  • Applications received after the deadline will not be considered and fees will not be refunded.
  • Following selection and notification, the exhibition organisers reserve the right to exclude artists whose works are not delivered or collected on the designated receiving days (see key dates above),
  • The judges decisions are final
  • No correspondence will be entered into if applications are incomplete or if they are made after the deadline
  • Please remember to check your spam.

    Longlisted works
    If your work is longlisted, it must be clearly labelled with name, address & email. The Artist is responsible for delivering & collecting their work on the set receiving & collecting days and all delivery costs (all shipping, transit, insurance and any import/customs duties). Artists working in very large-scale painting and sculpture or working in installation, performance and time-based works will be invited to submit further supporting documents and files as necessary (e.g. further images, PDFs, videos, texts, portfolios) in negotiation with the organisers, in a way that best represents the work to the judges at the longlist stage. Unfortunately, installation, performance and time-based works cannot be physically installed or performed for the judges and therefore must be represented via other means. The gallery will not be held responsible for any loss or damage to work during transit or during the consignment period. The Artist is responsible for insurance of the work for both delivery and return and should be satisfied that they have adequate cover for the period of the consignment. The gallery agrees to abide by any special handling instructions as outlined by the artist.

    Copyright & Ownership
    The Artist retains copyright in the Work (if the Artist is the copyright owner) and all reproduction rights save for the following limited rights granted to the Gallery: reproduction in an Exhibition catalogue; in publicity material for the exhibition; to accompany critical review of the Exhibition; to be included in an archive providing a record of the exhibition history of the Gallery. The Gallery will credit all photographs (not taken by the Gallery) published with the Artist's name, the title of the Work and the name of the photographer.

Key Dates


31st May 2014 (midnight)

EXTENDED to 8th June (midnight)
Deadline for completed online applications

Friday 13th June 2014
Longlisted artists will be notified by email and listed on website

Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd June 2014
Receiving days for longlisted works (all longlisted artists must deliver work on one of these days)

Sunday 29th and Monday 30th June 2014
Collecting days for longlisted works (all longlisted artists must collect their work on one of these days)

Monday 30th June 2014

5 shortlisted artists and SOLO award winner announced

July - December 2014
£1000 awarded and 6 months preparation time for winning artist to develop upon or create new work for their solo exhibtion

January 2015
Award-winner's solo exhibition in Art Projects at the London Art Fair 21 - 25 January

 


SOLO Award 2013

SOLO2013 winner: LAURA FITZGERALD

Thank you once again to our 4 judges: Alison Wilding, Charlotte Mullins, Ceri Hand, Gill Saunders and
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ongratulations to their winner LAURA FITZGERALD, whose solo show of new work 'WORK BASED ANXIETIES'
was held at WW Gallery 8 January - 1 February 2014 (read press release: PDF version or WORD version)
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above: stills from the film; below: installation views
Click link to view Work Based Anxieties on vimeo: http://vimeo.com/87110097
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Still from Hy-Brasil, by Laura Fitzgerald, one of the films submitted as her application for the SOLO award 2013 Click link to view video on vimeo: http://vimeo.com/70430456

Congratulations also to the other shortlisted artists: HARRIET ASTON / DONALD HARDING / DANIELLA NORTON / CONNIE SIDES / RACHEL WILBERFORCE

and to KIRSTY HARRIS, whose work 'Able' won the visitors' vote:

GROUP2013 exhibition

an exhibition of the 26 artists longlisted for the SOLO Award 2013

photos by Rachel Wilberforce


Shortlist 2013

Congratulations to the following 6 artists, who have been shortlisted for the 2013 SOLO Award:

HARRIET ASTON / LAURA FITZGERALD / DONALD HARDING / DANIELLA NORTON / CONNIE SIDES / RACHEL WILBERFORCE

Harriet Aston

Rachel Wilberforce

Laura Fitzgerald

Donald Harding

Daniella Norton
Connie Sides

Press Release: GROUP 2013

for immediate release: (Download PDF) (Download Word Doc)

Longlist 2013

From just under 1800 entries by 600 artists, the following 26 artists have been longlisted for the 2013 SOLO Award and their work will be exhibited at WW Gallery in a group exhibition Wed 31 July - Sat 24 August 2013.

Harriet Aston (shortlisted)
Trevor Banthorpe
Maria Konstanse Bruun
Clare Burnett
Zoe Crosse
Laura Fitzgerald (shortlisted)
Nigel Grimmer
Donald Harding (shortlisted)
Kirsty Harris
Nikolai Ishchuk
HaYoung Kim
Bryan Lavelle
Amy Moffat
Daniella Norton (shortlisted)
Taz Pollard
Michael Radford
Anna Reading
Connie Sides (shortlisted)
Yuhwa Son
Sophia Starling
Claire Undy
Nicola Wallis
Rachel Wilberforce (shortlisted)
Kim W. Wilson
Sarah Kate Wilson
Ben Woodeson


 

Judges 2013

Alison Wilding
Charlotte Mullins
Ceri Hand
Gill Saunders


Alison Wilding

Turner Prize-nominated sculptor Alison Wilding rose to prominence in the early 1980s. Wilding's first major solo exhibition was held at the Serpentine Gallery, London in 1985, her first international solo show was held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 1987 and a major retrospective ‘Alison Wilding: Immersion – Sculpture from Ten Years' was held at the Tate Gallery, Liverpool in 1991. She was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1992, received a Henry Moore Fellowship for The British School at Rome in 1998 and was elected RA in 1999. Her public sculpture commissions include the installation of Ambit, River Wear, Sunderland in 1999. Alison Wilding lives and works in London, is represented by Karsten Schubert and exhibits extensively throughout the world in solo and group shows. Collections include Tate Britain, British Council, Arts Council, FRAC Pays de la Loire, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Scottish National Gallery, Leeds City Art Gallery, Henry Moore Institute.

Charlotte Mullins

Charlotte Mullins is an art historian, writer and broadcaster. She is the editor of Art Quarterly, the magazine of the Art Fund, and oversaw the magazine's recent redesign following her appointment in summer 2012. A former editor of Art Review and V&A Magazine, she has written ten books on visual art including Painting People (Thames & Hudson, 2006, an investigation into contemporary figuration), and a monograph on Rachel Whiteread (Tate Publishing, 2004). She is a regular contributor to Front Row on Radio 4 and writes for a range of national newspapers and specialist titles. In 2009 she was a judge for the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Ceri Hand

Initially trained as an artist, Ceri Hand draws on over twenty years in the art world, having previously acted as Director of Metal (Liverpool), Director of Exhibitions, FACT (Liverpool, where she was a contributing curator to Liverpool Biennial in 2004 and 2006), Deputy Director of Grizedale Arts, Cumbria and Director of Make, London. Exhibitions curated during the Liverpool period include artists Yang Fudong, Jill Magid, Vito Acconci, Chen Chieh-jen, Walid Raad/The Atlas Group, Christian Jankowski, Matthew Buckingham, and The Black Audio Film Collective. She established Ceri Hand Gallery in Liverpool in 2008 and has recently relocated the gallery to London. She has been on the boards of a number of organisations in the UK (including Malgras Naudet, Eastside Projects, Open Eye Gallery and Tate Members Committee) and a judge for numerous panels.

Gill Saunders

Gill Saunders is a Senior Curator in the Word & Image Dept at the Victoria & Albert Museum, specialising in 20th-century and contemporary
prints and drawings. Her most recent projects include an exhibition of prints by Street Artists which went to Libya in the spring of 2012, and
Recording Britain, an exhibition of watercolours, drawings and photographs, at the V&A. She is currently writing a book about prints and posters by artists from Africa and the African diaspora.


SOLO Award 2012

SOLO2012 winner: JONATHAN GABB

 Link to catalogue for Jonathan Gabb's SYSTEM: issuu.com/wwgallery/docs/ww_jonathan_gabb_system?e=2708349/6931295

jongabbcatalogue

Reviews & interviews
List of reviews & interviews about winner Jonathan Gabb's solo show SYSTEM


Art of England review, '3D paint at WW Gallery' March edition

Jessica Bunyard on Mouth London: http://www.mouthlondon.com/arts/review-jonathan-gabb-system/

Jacopo Nuvolari on 1883 Magazine: http://www.1883magazine.com/art-exhibitions/art-exhibition/jonathan-gabb

Rob Alderson on It's Nice That: http://www.itsnicethat.com/articles/jonathan-gabb-system

CAN Lifestyle: http://www.canlifestyle.com/ww-gallery/

SKYNYMALYNKY: http://skynymalynky.wordpress.com/2013/01/13/all-strung-out-fred-sandback-david-zwirner-and-jonathan-gabb-system-ww-gallery/

Silvia Krupsinska blog: http://silviakrupinska.wordpress.com/2013/01/24/jonathan-gabb-system/

& video interview http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVi3l9PhMxg

Anna McNay on Art Corpus: http://art-corpus.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/review-of-jonathan-gabb-system-at-ww.html

Francesca Brooks blog: http://thepilgrimages.wordpress.com/2013/01/11/jonathan-gabb-system/

Francesca Brooks interview on Jotta: http://www.jotta.com/jotta/published/home/article/v2-published/2406/ww-solo-award-winner-jonathon-gabb

Coming soon...Review by The Harker http://www.theharker.com/

Coming soon..Review in Art of England

Comin soon...Review in State Magazine






SOLO Award Winner 2012: Jonathan Gabb
We are delighted to announce the winner of the WW SOLO Award 2012 is the painter Jonathan Gabb, who will receive prize money of £1000, a three-month residency and a solo show of new work (9th January - 2nd February 2013, PV Tues 8th January 2013, 6 - 9pm)...full details here . Read his recent interview for Jotta.com by Francesca Brooks.

Jonathan Gabb - winner WW SOLO Award 2012

Vote 2012 Winner: Wendy Nelson


The winner of the visitors' vote is Wendy Nelson (also shortlisted), who, along with the other shortlisted artists Emma Cousin, Calum James Crowther, Dexter Dymoke and Elly Thomas, will each be commissioned to create a new limited edition work for WW.

VOTE 2012
Visitors were encouraged to vote for their favourite work from the entire GROUP 2012 exhibition, to be announced on 25th August. Voting was via a ballot box at the gallery & via Twitter: @WWGallery #WWSOLOAward #vote2012 + artist's name (one vote per twitter user, no RTs accepted).






Wendy Nelson - winner of Visitors' Vote 2012
Contemporary Archetype 1: Fat Cat (Detail)
wood, papier mache, fabric, gold leaf.

Selection panel

Sheila McGregor (Chief Executive, Axis, the online resource for contemporary art )
Helen Sumpter (Art writer and Deputy Visual Art Editor of Time Out London )
Kate Davis (Artist & Tutor in Sculpture at the Royal College of Art)
Deb Covell (Artist & Co-founder Platform-A Gallery, Middlesbrough)

Shortlist 2012

The shortlist was selected from a longlist of 37 exhibiting artists (from over 1200 submissions by 300 artists)

Emma Cousin, Calum James Crowther, Dexter Dymoke, Jonathan Gabb, Wendy Nelson and Elly Thomas.

The shortlisted artists will be commissioned to create work for WW Editions.

 


Dexter Dymoke


Elly Thomas


Emma Cousin



Jonathan Gabb


Calum James Crowther


Wendy Nelson

Exhibited Artists in GROUP 2012

Tristram Aver | Alison Bickmore | Catrine Bodum | Sara Brannan | Max Cahn | Emma Cousin | Calum James Crowther | Jolanta Dolewska | Alexandra Dudley | Dexter Dymoke | Kate Elliott | Gabriela Fabrowska | Susan Forsyth | Jonathan Gabb | Sarah Gillham | Kirsty Harris | Mark Harris | Sally Hewett | Andrew Litten | Ope Lori | Roman Manfredi | Lee Marshall | Sonia Martin | Rob Miller | Wendy Nelson | Margaret Proudfoot | Julie Rafalski | Scott Robertson | Mark Scott-Wood | Yukako Shibata | Elly Thomas | Kazuya Tsuji | Ben Walker | Dominic Watson | Joe Webb | Sarah West | Sarah Kate Wilson

Selection of artists' feedback

“I am delighted at the response to my painting. It is more rewarding than I could have hoped for. The show has given me much in terms of perspective, support and energy. It has fuelled my work for the last month and continues to influence it. Thank you!” Emma Cousin (London-based artist)

“It's been a delight to take part and to meet you and chat to some of the other artists as well. And it's great to hear that the show has been so well received…I'll be in touch as I'd love to sign up for a couple of surgery sessions in the near future” Julie Rafalski (London-based artist)

“Thanks so much (I) very much appreciated your kind words about my work. I really wanted to come down to see you and the show, but unfortunately couldn't make it. I saw the video on Twitter and thought it looked fantastic, well done for having such a lovely space and vision”
Sara Brannan (Sheffield-based artist)

“It was a pleasure showing at WW, and I found the whole experience very enjoyable.” Tristram Aver (Midlands-based artist)

“I would like to congratulate you on the show. It was absolutely brilliant! One of the best, if not the best I have seen recently! Great selection of artists. Really enjoyed it.” Alicja Dobrucka (London-based Polish artist)

“I just wanted to say that I thought the shortlisted artists look really interesting and I will be keen to see more of their work” Andrew Litten (Cornish-based artist)

“I just wanted to say thank you for the support you have shown me throughout the WW Solo Award group show – I really think you curated the works excellently and very much enjoyed seeing the show. The place where you hung my piece was wonderful, so thank you for that as well” Sarah Kate Wilson (London-based artist)

“I enjoyed the private view very much for the Solo Award show. The selection of work was really great and a lot of people I know who came gave me really lovely feedback about all the work. It was a fun evening” Alison Bickmore

GROUP 2012 Catalogue


Slideshow of the GROUP 2012 exhibition


GROUP 2012
An exhibition of 37 artists longlisted for the WW SOLO Award
1 - 25 August 2012
Private View Tuesday 31 July 6-9pm
Closing Reception Saturday 25 August 11-4pm
Open Weds – Fri 11 - 6pm; Sat 11 - 4pm
WW Gallery 34/35 Hatton Garden EC1N 8DX, London

Tristram Aver | Alison Bickmore | Catrine Bodum | Sara Brannan | Max Cahn | Emma Cousin | Calum James Crowther | Jolanta Dolewska | Alexandra Dudley | Dexter Dymoke | Kate Elliott | Gabriela Fabrowska | Susan Forsyth | Jonathan Gabb | Sarah Gillham | Kirsty Harris | Mark Harris | Sally Hewett | Andrew Litten | Ope Lori | Roman Manfredi | Lee Marshall | Sonia Martin | Rob Miller | Wendy Nelson | Margaret Proudfoot | Julie Rafalski | Scott Robertson | Mark Scott-Wood | Yukako Shibata | Elly Thomas | Kazuya Tsuji | Ben Walker | Dominic Watson | Joe Webb | Sarah West | Sarah Kate Wilson

WW Gallery is pleased to present GROUP 2012, an exhibition presenting the long-list for their inaugural Solo Award. Unlike other contemporary art awards WW offers a structured opportunity for artists working at all stages of their career. With a focus that stretches further than new graduates, WW believes that artists can be ‘emerging' at any age.

From over 300 entries a long-list of 37 artists has been selected for exhibition. A distinguished panel of judges, including Sheila McGregor (Chief Executive, Axis, the online resource for contemporary art),Helen Sumpter (Art writer and Deputy Visual Art Editor of Time Out London ), Kate Davis (Artist & Tutor in Sculpture at the Royal College of Art) and Deb Covell (Artist & Co-founder Platform-A Gallery, Middlesbrough) will then short list six artists who will be announced at the opening of the Solo Award.

The overall winner will be announced on the 25th August and will receive prize money of £1000, a flexible three month residency from October to December 2012 and a solo show in January 2013.

Additionally, visitors to GROUP 2012 will be encouraged to vote for their favourite work in the show. The winner will be commissioned to produce a limited edition work for display and sale at WW Gallery next year.

WW is one of London's leading contemporary artist-led spaces with a reputation for consistently forward-thinking and innovative projects, with sites in Clerkenwell and Hackney.

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