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Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018 - 2 March to 26 April 2019

Simon Head, Buffalo Yoga 01.01, 2018, paper, iron oxide, graphite, 64.5cm x 85.5cm

We are delighted that the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018 will be at Drawing Projects UK from 2 March until 26 April 2019.

The Trinity Buoy Drawing Prize 2018 exhibition includes 69 drawings by 67 artists and makers, selected from an overall submission of 1,711 works from across the UK by Nigel Hall RA, artist; Megan Piper, contemporary art dealer; and Dr Chris Stephens, Director of The Holburne Museum in Bath. 

Supported by the Trinity Buoy Wharf Trust, the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize is a unique initiative led by founding Director, Professor Anita Taylor (Executive Dean of Bath School of Art & Design at Bath Spa University) since its inception in 1994. In offering emerging, mid-career and established artists a national platform to exhibit their drawings, the exhibition has established a reputation for supporting and promoting their talent and excellence, and the role and value of drawing more widely. 

The artists and makers included in the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018 exhibition are:

Becky Allen / Iain Andrews / Michael Angove / Andy Bannister / Garry Barker / Susannah Bolton / Mark Brooks / Ian Brown / Caroline Burraway / Ruth Chambers / Laura Abigail Clarke / Sophie Erin Cooper / Gemma Cossey / Roy Eastland / Benjamín Edwards / Katy English / James Epps / Alex Evans / Peter Ford / Euan Gray / Graham Gussin / Frances Gynn / Marie Harnett / Simon Head / Julie Held / Marguerite Horner / Laura Hudson / Julia Hutton / Tam Inglis / Bridget Jackson / Ben Johnson / Christopher Jones / Helen Jones / Aileen Keith / Nick Kennedy / Paddy Killer / Donghwan Ko / Gary Lawrence / Sara Lee / Irene Lees / Rosie Leventon / Juliette Losq / Steven MacIver / Daniel Mcgirr / Rebecca Mendoza / Eleanor Minney / Claire Mont Smith / June Nelson / Mark Parkinson Steve Payne / Sandra Porter / Gary Power / Alex Ramsay / Giulia Ricci / Fiona G Roberts / Caragh Savage / Tim Shore / Philip Smith / Geoff Stainthorp / Chloe Steele / Ilona Szalay / Margaret Uttley / Robert Verrill / Ben Wade / Henry Ward / David Winthrop / Hamish Young

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018 exhibition was launched and the award winners announced on Wednesday 26 September at Trinity Buoy Wharf in London. Caroline Burraway won the £8,000 First Prize for her charcoal drawing, Eden,The Jungle Calais 2016 (2017); the Second Prize of £5,000 was awarded to Gary Lawrence for his drawing, Moonlit Delphi c/o Samuel Palmer (2018) made with Biro, felt pen and poster paint on paper; and the Student Award of £2,000 was awarded to Laura Hudson for Nail House Drawings (2018) made with charcoal on wash on paper. The new Trinity Buoy Wharf Working Drawing Award of £1000 was awarded to Andy Bannister for his graphite drawing, ROC Post '64 (2017).

Exhibition Opening Times: The Trinity Buoy Drawing Prize 2018 exhibition will be open to the public at Drawing Projects UK each week on the following days and times:

  - Thursdays from 12noon to 4pm; 
  - Fridays from 12noon to 4pm (except Good Friday, 19 April);
  - Saturdays from 10am to 4pm;
  - Sundays (10, 17, 24 and 31 March only) from 11am to 1pm.

The exhibition will also be open during our associated events. Please check our Drawing Discussions and Drawing Sessions pages for details of our events programmes, which will be updated throughout the exhibition.

Please let us know in advance if you are planning to bring a group of visitors to Drawing Projects UK. We may also be able to accommodate group bookings (group of 10 visitors or more) outside of our usual opening hours. If this is of interest, please contact us in good time to discuss arrangements and advance booking.

Visitor Information:
Miranda's coffee shop at Drawing Projects UK is open for coffee, cakes, lunch, and more, on Tuesdays to Saturdays from 8am to 4pm. 

How to find us: Drawing Projects UK is housed at Bridge House on Stallard Street in Trowbridge, the county town of Wiltshire. Bridge House is adjacent to Trowbridge railway station, which has regular train services to and from Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester, London, Portsmouth, Salisbury, Southampton, Weymouth, and nearby Bradford on Avon, Bruton, Frome and Westbury. The car park at Bridge House is for permit holders and blue badge parking only. There are several public car parks nearby, including at The Shires shopping centre, the train station and, at weekends only, County Hall on Bythesea Road. 

We look forward to welcoming you!