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Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2022: Exhibition & Events

29 September 2022 - 16 October 2022

Each day 12:00 - 18:00

Trinity Buoy Wharf

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The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2022 exhibition will include 113 drawings by 94 artists - selected by Lucy Byatt, Director of Hospitalfield; Danie Mellor, Artist; Isabel Seligman, Monument Trust Curator of Modern and Contemporary Drawing in the Department of Prints and Drawings at The British Museum - and 21 drawings by 19 drawing practitioners selected for the Working Drawing Category by 
Niall Hobhouse, Collector, Writer & Trustee, Drawing Matter; Tania Kovats, Professor of Drawing & Making, University of Dundee; Daniel McAuliffe, Education Director (Hubs), The Prince’s Foundation.

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2022 received over 3,200 entries from 1,617 drawing practitioners from 45 different countries for the exhibition and awards that total £17,000. This large and diverse exhibition, of 134 drawings overall, reflects a broad range of current drawing practice. It includes works on paper and other supports, moving image and performance, made by artists, architects, designers and makers at all stages of their careers living and working across the UK as well as in Australia, Chile, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Spain, and the USA.

The Winners of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2022 are:

  • First Prize, £8,000: Elisa Alaluusua, Unconceivable Line, single-channel video drawing, 2022.
  • Second Prize, £5,000: Aleksandra Czuja, Of The Series “Le Temps”, diptych, fineliner on paper, 2022.
  • Student Prize, £2,000: Kasia Depta-Garapich, Family Album, paint markers on giclée prints, 2021.
  • Working Drawing Award, £2,000: Gemma Thompson, Untitled (Graphic Score for Quartet), graphite on paper, 2022.

Read about the Awards Announcement here.

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2022 exhibition will open to the public at Trinity Buoy Wharf from 29 September 2022 until 16 October 2022 before touring to venues across the UK. A fully illustrated publication and public engagement programme will accompany the exhibition and tour.

2022 Shortlist

The 113 drawings shortlisted for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2022 are by:

Elisa Alaluusua / Sasha Alfille / Kerry Andrews / Pauline Antram / Andy Bannister / Amélie Barnathan / Julie Barnes / Myra Barraza / David Barron / Fae Basford / Jolanta Basova / Rae Birch Carter / Mark Bissell / Kate Black / Ann-Margreth Bohl / Jane Bottery / Susie Breen / Francisca Brunet / Ian Chamberlain / Ron Chen / Harry Chrystall / Mike Clapton / Niamh Clarke / Gary Clough / David Connearn / Frances Copeman / Lucy Crouch / Aleksandra Czuja / Catharine Davison / David Dessert / Robert Dingle / Susannah Douglas / Stephen Doyle / Miriam Escofet / Kristian Evju / Nathaniel Fowles / Jane Frederick / Freya Gabie / Kasia Garapich / Andy Gomez / Susie Hamilton / Nancy Haslam-Chance / Monica Heaney / Russell Herron / Olivia Hicks / Lesley Hicks / Curtis Holder / Anna Hutton / Neville Jermyn / Adam Kinrade / Clare Kinross / Ilona Kiss / Randy Klinger / Uli Knoerzer / Katya Kvasova / Gary Lawrence / Jolene Liam / Karen Loader / M.Lohrum / Fiona Long / Johanna Love / Vittorio Marella / Christiane Matz / Harriet Mena Hill / Tom Mole / Elizabeth Nast / Chantal New / Simon Parish / Ian Parker / Mantas Poderys / Julia Polonski / Saba Qizilbash / Alberto Repetti / Carole Romaya / William Rounce / Maria Luisa Ruocco / Laura Ryan / Miriam Shenitzer / Stephanie Shrager / Magi Sinclair / Carrie Stanley Smith / Natalka Stephenson / Alan Stones / Rebecca Swindell / Sally Taylor / Adrian Thompson-Boyce / Lake Twins / Henry Ward / Witte Wartena / Louise Wilde / Jessica Wolfson / Hannah Wooll / William Wright / Xinhui Xu

The 21 drawings shortlisted for the Working Drawing Award 2022 are by:

Jeanette Barnes / Adrian Baynes / Eleanor Bedlow / Jackie Berridge / Jessica Briggs / Clare Burnett / Fiona Chaney / Yvonne Crossley / Stig Evans / George Gibbs / Lothar Götz / Sophie Horton / Ben Johnson / Ioanna Lamprou / Rosie Leventon / Vittorio Marella / Veljko Mladenovic / Roma Tearne / Gemma Thompson

Events

For all events – online and in person - please book via Drawing Projects UK. Please keep an eye on the Drawing Projects UK website, social media and Eventbrite page for more information, updates and additional events: www.drawingprojects.uk

Saturday 1 October:

  • 4pm to 5pm: Online Drawing Discussion: Anita Taylor + TBWDP22 Guests
  • 6pm to 7pm: Online Drawing Session with Chloe Briggs. Drawing a Portrait at Dusk

Monday 3 October:

  • 5pm to 6pm: Online Drawing Discussion: Anita Taylor, Tania Kovats + TBWDP22 Guests
  • 6pm to 7pm: Online Drawing Correspondence Event: Wintering Well with Chloe Briggs, Tania Kovats, Anita Taylor + Guests

Thursday 6 October:

  • 6pm to 7pm: Online Drawing Discussion: Anita Taylor + TBWDP22 Guests

Saturday 8 October:

  • 9am to 10,30am: Online Drawing Session with Chloe Briggs. Making a Drawing / Book the Size of a Smart Phone
  • 11am to 12.30pm: Director’s Introduction & Walkthrough at Trinity Buoy Wharf

Sunday 9 October

  • 1pm to 3pm: Drawing Session with Jeanette Barnes at Trinity Buoy Wharf

Tuesday 11 October:

  • 6pm to 7pm: Online Drawing Discussion: Anita Taylor + TBWDP22 Guests

Friday 14 October:

  • 12noon to 1pm: TBWDP Director’s Introduction & Walkthrough at Trinity Buoy Wharf
  • 1.30pm to 2.30pm: TBWDP Director’s Introduction & Walkthrough at Trinity Buoy Wharf

Saturday 15 October:

  • 9am to 10.30am: Online Drawing Session with Chloe Briggs: Drawing a Subjective Architectural Plan

Sunday 16 October

  • 1pm to 3pm: Drawing Session at Trinity Buoy Wharf with Jeanette Barnes

Key dates

  • 28 September 2022: Exhibition Launch & Awards Announcement (by invitation only)
  • 29 September 2022: Exhibition opens to the public at Trinity Buoy Wharf
  • 16 October 2022: Exhibition closes at Trinity Buoy Wharf - and then tours to venues within the UK

About the Prize

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize is supported by the Trinity Buoy Wharf Trust, and 2022 marks the fifth year of their support for the annual open exhibition, which was founded in 1994 by artist and Professor, Anita Taylor, Dean of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design at the University of Dundee and founder of Drawing Projects UK. The annual open exhibition is known for its celebration and promotion of excellence in contemporary drawing practice.

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