#ruskinprize 2017 | CALL FOR ENTRIES OPENS 30.11.16
If you are interested in entering The 4th John Ruskin Prize please sign up to the mailing list here to receive the call.
- The selection panel will shortlist 20 artists who will have artworks included a high profile shortlist exhibition to take place at The Millennium Gallery, Sheffield June - October 2017.
- The selection panel will announce the 1st Prize, 2nd Prize and Student Prize Winners with a total prize fund of £5,000 at the Private View of the shortlist exhibition in June 2017.
THE JOHN RUSKIN PRIZE
Still a relatively new award, The John Ruskin Prize has gained a reputation as one of the most exciting and challanging multi-disciplinary art prizes in the UK. Inaugurated in 2012, The Guild of St. George renewed its links with The Big Draw (formerly The Campaign for Drawing) to inaugurate The John Ruskin Prize - open to all artists over 18 working in the UK. The Prize allows us promote and give exposure to the work of emerging artists using a wide range of media and techniques. The Prize’s emphasis on observation reflects John Ruskin’s belief that drawing helps us to see the world more clearly, and therefore take greater heed of its fragility.