The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition and awards are now open for entries. Drawings may be entered for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibitions and awards via the online portal by 24 June 2020.
The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize has an established reputation as the foremost annual exhibition of drawing in the UK. It is known for its leading role in providing new insights into the contemporary drawing practice and championing role and value of drawing more widely. Led by its founding Director, Professor Anita Taylor, Dean of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design at the University of Dundee, it is selected by an annually changing panel of expert selectors who choose the exhibition of drawings and the award-winning works from those submitted during by emerging and established drawing practitioners via the Call for Entries.
Awards include: First Prize of £8,000; Second Prize of £5,000; Student Award of £2,000; and the Working Drawing Award of £2,000.
The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 Selection Panel is: Ian McKeever RA, Artist; Frances Morris, Director of Tate Modern; Sophia Yadong Hao, Curator & Writer, University of Dundee.
The Selectors of the Working Drawing Award 2020 are: Alan Baxter CBE, Engineer & Urban Design; Sir Ian Blatchford, Director of the Science Museum; Piers Gough CBE RA, Architect; Sophie McKinlay, Director of Programme at V&A Dundee.
The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition will include around 65 drawings shortlisted for the awards and will tour in the UK in 2020/21. It will be accompanied by a fully illustrated publication. The Working Drawing Award will be selected separately and will have a separate display within the exhibition.
Entrants will submit images of their work during the online entry process in order to facilitate a two-stage selection process for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 due to the current public health restrictions. The Selection Panel will then long-list from digital images prior to shortlisting from actual works at Trinity Buoy Wharf in London submitted via the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize Collection Centres located across the UK.