Griffin Art Prize 2017 Longlist

Many congratulations to the twenty artists selected from over 350 applicants for the longlist of the Griffin Art Prize 2017.

The judges for this year’s edition are artist Ansel Krut, Griffin Gallery head curator Becca Pelly-Fry, Elephant magazine editor Robert Shore.

The judges will announce the ten shortlist artists on Friday 29th September. The winner of the Griffin Art Prize 2017 will be announced at the private view of the shortlist exhibition in Griffin Gallery on 1st November 2017.

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The judges will select twenty artists for the long list of the Griffin Art Prize 2017 who will have their work showcased on this website. An exhibition of 10 short-listed artists will be held at Griffin Gallery in November. The winner of Griffin Art Prize 2017 will be selected by the judges from the shortlist exhibition and announced at the private view in Griffin Gallery, 1 November 2017.

The judges will be looking for innovation in painting and drawing and for the applicants’ potential to benefit from the studio support. The Griffin Art Prize judges for 2017 are artist Ansel Krut, Lindéngruppen owner, Jenny Lindén Urnes, Griffin Gallery head curator Becca Pelly-Fry, Elephant magazine editor Robert Shore.

The three stages of the Griffin Art Prize 2017 are incremental platforms for professional exposure. To make the long list is a considerable achievement; the short-list exhibition is a popular and well attended event that attracts collectors, critics, art world professionals and the general public. The Prize itself is a unique opportunity to explore materials and develop new work.

Griffin Art Prize 2017 - by Creative Boom 

Griffin Art Prize 2017 - by FAD