FACK! West London Art Prize 2013

6 June – 11 July 2013

FACK! (Forum for Artists in Chelsea and Kensington) presents the West London Art Prize 2013 at Griffin Gallery, a selection of artists who have a ‘W’ postcode. The winner will receive at six week residency at Griffin Gallery.

FACK! is pleased to announce the winner of the first West London Art Prize as Jonathan Kelly.

Jonathan graduated from Wimbledon College of Art & Design in 2011 with a BA in Fine Art (Painting). He will take up residence in one of our artist studios in January 2014, with an open studio event (dates to be announced) at the end of his six week residency.

An exhibition of the 14 shortlisted artists is on display at Griffin Gallery between 7 June and 11 July.

A call for entries into the prize was announced in early 2013, with the criteria for entry being residency in London, with a ‘W’ postcode. This is the first prize of this kind to prioritise artists based in West London, offering the winning artist £1000, £250 of art materials, a six week residency and open studio event.

Exhibition runs from 7th June – 11th July at Griffin Gallery.

The selection panel comprises:

Christopher Pensa – Director, Love Art London & consultant arts adviser

Phillip Allen – Artist

Becca Pelly-Fry – Director, Griffin Gallery & Global Artist Outreach Programme Manager for ColArt

Julian Wild – Sculptor and Public Artist

About FACK:

FACK! (Forum for Artists in Chelsea and Kensington) is a forum for visual artists that delivers opportunities, talks and information about creative practice. It is FACK’s intention to create a community for artists and a platform for discussion and debate.

Shortlisted Artists

Joanna Sands

Brian Sayers

Jonathan Kelly

Yukako Shibata

Susan Forsyth

George Little

Samuel Zealey

Fiona Brenninkmeyer

Lana Locke

Sean Penlington

Fiona Long

Adeline de Monseignat

Richelle Rich

Marion Jones

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