Drawing Projects UK is delighted to present the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition from Friday 2 October to Saturday 31 October 2020.
This is the first opportunity to see the exhibition of 71 drawings by 56 drawing practitioners selected by Sophia Yadong Hao, Ian McKeever RA and Frances Morris, with a special display of working drawings selected by Sir Ian Blatchford, Piers Gough CBE and Sophie McKinlay. The exhibition will be open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm by pre-booked ticket.
Visitor Information: We look forward to welcoming you to Drawing Projects UK. Booking is essential for this exhibition, and you can book your free ticket here. We have new visitor protocols and measures in place to ensure visitors can view the exhibition in a safe and comfortable environment in line with UK Government COVID-19 guidelines. Drawing Projects UK is located in Trowbridge, the county town of Wiltshire, and is adjacent to Trowbridge Railway Station, with numerous public car parks in the vicinity.
The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 Exhibition:
Supported by the Trinity Buoy Wharf Trust, the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize has been led by its founding Director, Professor Anita Taylor, since 1994. The exhibition has an established reputation as the foremost exhibition of drawing practice held in the UK and is known for both its promotion of artists and makers who draw, and its championing of the role and value of drawing more widely.
The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition includes 71 drawings by 56 practitioners including students to established artists and makers selected from 4,254 works submitted from across the UK and internationally.
The independent Selection Panels comprised Sophia Yadong Hao, Principal Curator of Cooper Gallery at University of Dundee; Ian McKeever RA, artist; and Frances Morris, Director of Tate Modern. The Working Drawing display and award was selected by Sir Ian Blatchford, Director of the Science Museum; Piers Gough CBE RA, architect; and Sophie McKinlay, Director of Programme at V&A Dundee.
The drawings included in the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition are by:
Becky Allen / Setenay Alpsoy / Lucy Anderson / Iain Andrews / Anna Barratt / Akash Bhatt / Nigel Bird / Andy Black / Carolyn Black / Mandy Bonnell / Siân Bowen & Simón Granell / Rebecca Bramwell / Simon Brewster / Chris Bruce / Camilla Brueton / Nina Chua / Mark Clay / Bob Deakin / Joe Dean / Demeter Dykes / Yutavia George / Tricia Gillman / Nicola Grellier / Nancy Haslam-Chance / Laura Jacobs / Christopher Jones / Sandy Kendall / Frank Leuwer / Cheryl Lewis / M.Lohrum / Rae Fior Lowe / Kay McCrann / Helena McGrath / Holly Mills / R & F Mo / James Robert Morrison / Hormazd Narielwalla / Ruth Richmond / Isabel Rock / Louise Schmid / Seamus Staunton / Peter Sutton / Wai Yin Ryan Tung / Catrin Webster / Sally Wood / Eleanor Wood / Ayeshah Zolghadr
The drawings selected for the Working Drawing Award and display are by:
Jeanette Barnes / Myyen Dang / Rachel Duckhouse / Malcolm Franklin / Jack Green / Ben Johnson / Zihao Mei / Savvas Papasavva
The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize project is led by its founding Director, Professor Anita Taylor, Dean of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design at the University of Dundee, and is supported by the Trinity Buoy Wharf Trust and delivered in partnership with Drawing Projects UK and Parker Harris.
The exhibition and engagement programme at Drawing Projects UK is supported using public funding by Arts Council England. There will be a programme of online events during the exhibition, so please look out for our Drawing Discussions and Drawing Sessions with guest artists and our Artist-in-Residence, Chloe Briggs AKA as Drawing is Free, who will also be producing some Drawing Prompts to accompany the exhibition. More information available soon.