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Jerwood Painting Fellowships 2013 - In Conversation with Professor David Rayson

15 Apr 2013

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6:30pm

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FREE (Booking required)

Jerwood Arts

London
England, United Kingdom

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Jerwood Painting Fellowships 2013 is an exhibition of new work by three exceptional emerging painters: Anthony Faroux, Susan Sluglett and Sophia Starling. This is the second edition of the Jerwood Painting Fellowships, an initiative launched in 2010, designed to provide crucial time and critical support to promising emerging painters in the early stages of their professional practice. The Fellowships offer three artists a bursary of £10,000 coupled with a year-long mentoring relationship of critical and professional development support. Anthony Faroux, Susan Sluglett and Sophia Starling were selected from over 300 applications for the outstanding quality and potential of their work, and partnered by the 2013 mentors: Fabian Peake, Marcus Harvey and Mali Morris RA, respectively. Professor David Rayson, Head of Painting at the Royal College of Art, in conversation with 2013 Jerwood Painting Fellows Anthony Faroux, Susan Sluglett and Sophia Starling. David Rayson was appointed Professor and Head of Painting at the Royal College of Art in 2006. He is a practising artist, tutor and curator and his work has been exhibited widely in the UK and internationally. His work is included in major collections held by the Tate, Whitechapel Art Gallery, the British Council, Deutsche Bank, Rubell Family Collection, The Open University and The Contemporary Art Society. Rayson's work relates directly to the visual potential of the everyday, enabling the ordinary to be realised as fantastic. He continues to support emerging artists through his engagement with many survey exhibitions and organisations. All events are free but must be booked in advance. For more information or to book a place please contact Jerwood Visual Arts. T: 020 7654 0179 E: jva@jerwoodspace.co.uk

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