Artists included in the FaB Open Prize 2014
Alex Ratcliffe – Absurdity
Andrew Lansley – Laundry
Becky Jones – Dancer
Bernard Kitama – Fanfare for the Common Man
Catherine Phelp – Old Bones
Daniel Harris – Blimey
Daniel Rushforth – Out Walking
Erica Bloom – Wings
H Blight Anderson – My Brother
James Alexander – Ruth
Jason Clarke – Untitled
Joseph Long – A Secret
Julia Warin and Jeff Pigott – Frack Box
Lisa Kibble – Wishing (2)
Lydia Williams – Serenity Player
Maisie Parker – Hug Two
Mark Stopforth – Landscape
Martin Harman – Tranquil
Mathew Eggleston – How the Other Half Lives
Melanie Kew – Stack
Nikita Karpov – Bodyprint
Rob Grieve – Tinned Sardines
Robert Hewer – Untitled
Sam Lindup – Dreams are only Dreams
Sam White – Opium
Spike Douglas – How Cows Make Art
The FaB Open Prize 2014 - now closed to entries
The FaB Open Prize is an annual competition and exhibition which is truly open, allowing all to enter: early career artists, those who exhibit work regularly and those who prefer operating outside the gallery-based scene.
Inviting work from artists practicing contemporary art in the fields of painting, print, drawing, photography, film, sound, sculpture, installation and performance. Selected works will be shown as part of a curated exhibition at the FaB space during the 2014 festival.
There will be two £75 cash prizes awarded by this year's judges, along with gift vouchers for the winner of the people's choice. The FaB Open Prize judges for 2014 are:
Art at the Heart presents a high quality programme of arts within the RUH for the benefit of patients, staff and visitors. It is widely recognised that the arts have a key role to play in delivering an improved patient environment, and Art at the Heart is proven to have significantly contributed to improving the wellbeing and health of patients, staff and visitors through its programme of visual arts, music and literature through exhibitions, performances, readings and educational workshops. www.ruh.nhs.uk/art
4AD is a contemporary art space located in central Bath created to support emerging contemporary artists and their work and to encourage the public’s engagement with the visual arts. 44AD welcomes all sectors of the community; providing an accessible insight into the whole process of art production and display. www.44ad.net
The People's Prize
Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite piece in the show, the winner will receive two £20 gift vouchers to buy art materials, one from Minerva Art Supplies, and one from FJ Harris & Son. A huge thanks to both for their kind donations.
You will be notified of your selection via email.
For artists who submitted work before the deadline of 30th April 2014, by submitting work to the FaB Open Prize, the artist:
- Undertakes that the work is of his/her own origination, and that he or she holds all moral and intellectual property rights in that work.
- Agrees to the reproduction of their work for press/publicity/website & catalogue and any other printed material.
- To be delivered to the gallery location (TBC) on Sat 17th or Sun 18th May, between 1pm and 7pm.
- To be removed from the same location on Sunday 9th June, between 4pm and 8pm.
- FaB provides public liability insurance but does not take responsibility for loss or damage of works, we strongly advise you take out your own insurance if applicable to cover the work in transit (two-ways) and during the exhibition period.