The Young Masters Art Prize is an established, international Prize for artists of any age, working in any medium, whose work responds to the art of the past.
Work by all shortlisted artists will be exhibited in June 2017 at Gallery 8 in central London.
YOUNG MASTERS ART PRIZE
Established in 2009, and now in its fourth edition, the Young Masters Art Prize celebrates contemporary artists who reimagine the art of the past for the future.
· A Winner’s Prize of £2,000
· Two Highly Commended Awards of £500, courtesy the Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS)
· A new, Be Smart About Art Award of mentoring and professional development, worth £500
· Godfrey Barker (art historian and journalist)
· Charles Saumarez Smith (Chief Executive, Royal Academy of Arts)
· Melanie Gerlis (art market columnist, Financial Times and editor at large, The Art Newspaper)
· Jean Wainwright (Professor of Contemporary Art and Photography, University of the Creative Arts)
· Hannah Rothschild (writer, filmmaker, Chair of the National Gallery)
· Daisy McMullan (curator)
YOUNG MASTERS MAYLIS GRAND CERAMICS PRIZE
Recognising contemporary artists who respond to the heritage of ceramic craft.
Prizes, generously given by James and Maylis Grand, include:
· A Winner’s Prize of £1,500
· A Highly Commended Award of £500
· Daniella Wells (Crafts Council)
· Janice Blackburn (Former Curator of Contemporary Arts and Crafts, Sotheby’s)
· Maylis Grand (collector and patron)
· Preston Fitzgerald (curator and collector)
YOUNG MASTERS EMERGING WOMAN ART PRIZE
We are also proud announcing a new strand of the Prize to profile and reward the work of an emerging female artist.
Prize, generously made possible by an anonymous donor.
· A Winner's Prize of £1,000
· Sylvie Gormezano (Chair of the Association of Women Art Dealers)
· Nadja Swarovski (Member of the Executive Board, Head of Corporate Branding & Communications and Chairperson of the Swarovski Foundation)
For more information or to apply visit: www.young-masters.co.uk
The Young Masters Art Prize is a not for profit initiative of the Cynthia Corbett Gallery.