Contemporary British Painting Prize
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Twelve artists will exhibit three paintings each to form the Contemporary British Painting Prize Show 2018 taking place at Huddersfield Art Gallery from 1 December 2018 – 2 February 2019, then touring to the Menier Gallery, London, 6 February – 16 February 2019. The winning painting will be announced on the afternoon of Saturday 1 December 2018, at Huddersfield Art Gallery.

The prize judges for 2018 are: Matthew Collings (painter, critic and broadcaster), Amisha Karia (Head of Collection, Paintings in Hospitals) and Grant Scanlan (Kirklees Museums Manager).

The winning artist will receive a £2,000 cash prize; a critical essay on their practice by Matthew Collings (launched at the Menier Gallery), and an invitation to become a member of Contemporary British Painting.

Artists of any age and nationality, presently living and working in the UK (except for CBP artist members) may submit work. Submission is by 5 images of recent work and an artist statement. The twelve shortlisted artists will be selected by a group of practising painters: Simon Carter, Paula MacArthur, Ruth Philo and Narbi Price (winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017).

Submission fee: £18

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Submissions open Wednesday 22nd August
Submissions deadline: Midnight, Monday 1 October 2018.