We are hugely excited that it is that time where we can announce the nominees and judges for this year’s Nigel Greenwood Art Prize.

The nominees for the Nigel Greenwood Art Prize 2018 are:

Ima-Abasi Okon
Mark Barker
Alex McNamee
Freya Douglas-Morris
Hannah Rickards

Ima-Abasi Okon

UNTITLED: Art on the Conditions of Our Time
New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK

Put Something in the Air: The E-s-s-e-n-t-i-a-l Mahalia Jackson Blowing Up
DJ Pollie Pop’s Chopped and Screwed Rendition of Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries — Military-Entertainment Complex Dub [Jericho Speak Life!], 2017 

Polished brass, acoustic sound underlay, artists’ jewellery, OSB, tulip, red mahogany polyurethane varnish

Mark Barker

Installation view, Southard Reid, 2015

Freya Douglas-Morris

 

Chorus of One, oil on linen over board, 2017

Alex McNamee

Fake Ham in a Fake Rock,HDTV, cement and foam, 2017

Hannah Rickards

Installation view Modern Art Oxford, 2014

The judges for the Nigel Greenwood Art Prize 2018 are:

Oliver Basciano, International Editor, Art Review
Stella Bottai, Curator, Stanley Picker Gallery
Simon Groom, Director, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Sam McEwan, Artist
Stephanie Straine, Curator, Modern Art Oxford

A huge thank you to our anonymous nominators (to be revealed after the announcement of the prize).

And an eternally heartfelt thank you to our funders who make the residency awards possible.

The winner will be announced on Monday March 26th.