Friday, 26 August 2016

Finalist for the 2016 HIX Award

From a large group of applications, Alex Roberts has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 HIX Award.
Exhibition: 26th August - 9th  September 2016, UNITLONDON, 147 Wardour St, London, W1F 8WD  Open daily 11am-7pm
Winner announced, 5th September 2016

As part of the HIX Award 2016, there is a People's Choice Award.  It is running off Facebook, please join in and vote for your favourite piece! 

Roberts's entry:

Oil, 2015

The HIX Award is a professional opportunity designed to give current students and recent graduates the chance to exhibit in a group exhibition at CnB, an established contemporary Shoreditch Art Gallery. The show will then go under the scrutiny of our 25 esteemed judges who will choose the official winner of The HIX Award 2016. This year judges include Fru Tholstrop, Stephen Webster, Liz Murdoch, Mark Hix and more…

CnB Gallery
Located in the basement of Mark Hix's Shoreditch restaurant Tramshed, CnB Gallery was opened in 2012 as a dynamic space for contemporary artists. CnB Gallery gives a wide range of artists from the established to the undiscovered, the opportunity to showcase their work through exhibitions in a well-established East London Art Gallery. The Gallery is a celebration of Mark Hix’s love for combining outrageous Contemporary art with brilliant British food.  Sharing the HIX hunger for innovation and creativity, Gallery Director Rebecca Lidert is a well-respected London curator who runs cutting-edge exhibitions which change on a 6 weekly basis". 

Monday, 15 August 2016

August Awards - Arts Council England & the British Council bestow a grant!

The Arts Council England and the British Council have jointly awarded a grant for the project, Connect: Katowice - London (2016-2017).  From their round 13, The Artists' International Development Fund of 5K is collectively supporting the British-Polish exchange, international research, London exhibition (December 2016) and Katowice art festival (June 2017).  More to follow...