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The pick of the best exhibiting artists at the Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition this year. Including prize-winning work from Virginia Verran and Cadi Froelich.
Written by Amelia Gregory
Detail of Drip, 20 Assorted Colour Inks by Lesley Halliwell.
The Jerwood Drawing Prize opened a few weeks ago with a suitably boozy party that I attended for just long enough to swing around the exhibits. The prize was set up to challenge what constitutes 'drawing' and there was plenty of painting, 3D abstract art, embroidery - the wonderful Tattoo Face by Julie Cockburn - and even a sculpture on display. In fact, the sculpture, which I paid little attention to, won second prize. What does tie the whole shebang together is the delicacy of production. Everything is carefully considered, finely rendered and inherently beautiful, making it an unmissable exhibition for anyone working in the illustrative or fine arts.
First prize went to a gorgeous abstract round painting in felt tips… read more