Jerwood Contemporary Makers

16 Jun 2010 – 25 Jul 2010

Jerwood Arts

England, United Kingdom


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Morphing basket weave, a self-contained laundry and an oversized charm bracelet are just some of the works that have been selected for the third and final Jerwood Contemporary Makers.

This year's exhibition will explore the notion of making from a variety of creative perspectives. Selectors Hans Stofer, Richard Slee and Freddie Robins - three of the most inventive names in the visual arts have chosen 29 makers to take part, each of whom will exhibit one work and receive an equal share of a £30,000 prize fund.

The 2010 Jerwood Contemporary Makers are:

Laura Ellen Bacon
David Rhys Jones
Laura Potter
Chien­-Wei Chang
Kirsty MacDougall
Tomoaki Suzuki
David Clarke
Nicola Malkin
Ingrid Tait
Carl Clerkin
Taslim Martin
Marloes ten Bhomer
Julie Cooke
Flora McLean
Maud Traon
Robert Dawson
Rowan Mersh
Richard Wheater
Nora Fok
Gareth Neal
Conor Wilson
David Gates
Karen Nicol
Emma Woffenden
Joseph Harrington
Heather Park
Dawn Youll
Tony Hayward
Lina Peterson

The exhibition, designed by Michael Marriot, will take visitors on a visual journey through the different approaches to the art of making, highlighting its importance as a visual arts discipline. Jerwood Contemporary Makers is the UK's only award for the applied arts and is a major strand of the Jerwood Visual Arts programme.


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