- 16 August - 6 October 2018
The final showing of Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017 will be at Drawing Projects UK from 17 August to 6 October 2018. Selected by Dr David Dibosa, Helen Legg and Michael Simpson from over 2,800 original drawings, 69 drawings by 65 artists will be on display. Founded in 1994, it is the largest and longest-running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK and was supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation from 2001 to 2017.
A number of major awards are made each year and in 2017, this included the inaugural biennial Evelyn Williams Drawing Award. The solo exhibition of the recipient of the inaugural Evelyn Williams Drawing Award, Barbara Walker, will be at Jerwood Gallery, Hastings from 19 October 2018 to 6 January 2019, and will include works borrowed from The National Gallery supported through the Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund. The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017 will complete its tour at Drawing Projects UK a space for drawing also established by the founding Director of Jerwood Drawing Prize, Anita Taylor. In 2018, the next iteration of the open drawing exhibition will be launched.