The winner of the Griffin Art Prize 2016 will have a large, well lit studio space with a supply of materials of choice from top fine art brands: Winsor & Newton, Liquitex and Conté à Paris. The studio is located next to a state of the art Innovation & Development department, where chemists work on the development of fine art products, putting the artist in the unique position of having this fine art materials' expertise on his or her doorstep. Accommodation is provided by ACAVA www.acava.org. The self-contained apartment is within a studio complex at 62, Hetley road W12 8BB, 20 minutes’ walk from the Studio Building. A mentoring programme from an invited arts professional will be established to support the artist during their residency. This unique package will provide the winner of the Griffin Art Prize 2016 with everything they need to produce new work for an Open Studio event at the end of the residency.
Griffin Gallery and artists' studios are in the Studio Building, two minutes' walk from Latimer Road tube station and ten minutes from Shepherds Bush. The Studio Building is based in a part of West London with an urban and business mix in addition to a strong creative community with many artists' studios nearby.