Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2021 - Call for Entries & Selection

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020, Working Drawing Award, at Cooper Gallery Dundee. Photo: Anita Taylor

We are delighted that the Call for Entries for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2021 exhibition and awards is now open.

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize project has been led by its founding Director, Professor Anita Taylor, since 1994 and supported by the Trinity Buoy Wharf Trust since 2018.

The exhibition is open to all artists and drawing practitioners living in the UK and internationally. Around 65 drawings will be selected for the touring exhibition by distinguished selection panels.

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2021 Selection Panel:
- Sheela Gowda, Artist
- Simon Groom, Director of Modern and Contemporary Art, National Galleries of Scotland
- Zoé Whitley, Director of Chisenhale Gallery

The Working Drawing Award has a separate submission process and selection panel:
- Leonie Bell, Director of V&A Dundee
- Paul Finch, Programme Director, World Architecture Festival 
- Charles O. Job, Designer & Architect

The 2021 awards include:
- First Prize of £8,000
- Second Prize of  £5,000
- Student Award of £2,000
- Working Drawing Award of £2,000
- Evelyn Williams Drawing Award of £10,000

The biennial Evelyn Williams Drawing Award will be awarded in 2021, and supports one of the selected artists with a significant track record to develop and realise a body of new drawings for a solo exhibition or new exhibition project otherwise based on their drawing practice. The Evelyn Williams Drawing Bursary will be selected by David Alston MBE, Evelyn Williams Trust; Liz Gilmore, Director, Hastings Contemporary; and Anita Taylor, Director, Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize. Once selected, those eligible to apply will be invited to submit a proposal for this award.

Online registrations for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2021 are now open until 5pm on 17 June 2021.

More information is available on the Entry Portal about the submission and selection process, and on the dedicated Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize website.

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