Salon Art Prize 2012 - Griffin Gallery

Friday 7th December - Friday 28th December 2012
Griffin Gallery, The Studio Building, 21 Evesham Street, W11 4AJ

Partnering with the Griffin Gallery the exhibition toured to their ngallery space, 10 minutes walk from Shepherd's Bush. This collaboration will provide a fresh audience for the Salon Art Prize exhibitors. This year's £8000 Selector's Prize winner was Jennifer Douglas (also winner of the 2-D prize). The category winners are: Adam Holmes Davies (Painting), Aliki Braine (Photography), Emma Alonze (Sculpture).

The selected artists are - Emma Alonze, Christa Amadea & Vivienne Francis, Richard Ansett, John Askew, Miriam Austin, Liz Bailey, David Barnes, Sophie Barr, George Beck, Maeve Berry, Aliki Braine, Jack Brindley, David Cooper, Anwyl Cooper-Willis, Brian Cregan, Emma Critchley, Ellie Davies, Aidan Doherty, Jennifer Douglas, Freya Douglas-Morris, Derek, Eland, Jane Emberson, Stefania Fersini, Natalie Finnemore, Justin Fitzpatrick, Darek Fortas, Hugh Gillan, Sofie Grevelius, Deborah Hall, Neil Hamon, Alex Hanna, Dominic Harris, Aaron Head, Judit Hettema, Steve Hines, Adam Holmes-Davies, Yoonjin Jung, Sam Kemp, Richard Kolker, Ville Kylätasku, Kayung Lai, Astrid On Ke Law, Carolyn Lefley, Chloe Leliott, Andrew Leventis, Colin Lindsay, Anne Lochmann, Debbie Locke, Emily Lockren, Gabrielle Lockwood-Estrin, Natalie Loher, CJ Mahony, Isabel M. Martinez, Valera Martynchik, Richard McConnell, Paul McKinley, Edward, Mendelsohn, Paul Merrick, Nick Mobbs, Gorka Mohamed, Emily Musgrave, Theo Niderost, Lauren O'Grady, Ethna O'Regan, Aimee Parrott, Calum Paterson, Susannah Pentelow, Charley Peters, Katharina Pöhlmann, Julie Rafalski, Anita Rozentale, Roshana Rubin-Mayhew, Eva Rudlinger, Miho Sato, Pamela Schilderman, Andrew Seto, Chris Shaw Hughes, Caroline Silverwood-Taylor, Anna Chrystal Stephens, Shelley Theodore, Leonardo Ulian, Emma Wilde, Hannah Williamson, Beomsik Won, SeoYeoung Won, Ben Woodeson, William Wright, Tereza Zelenkova

ALAS Autumn Residency 2012

8th November - 24th November 2012

After five years of artists’ professional development support Matt Roberts Arts launched ALAS, as a means of sharing knowledge about ways in which artists can gain exhibition experience and exposure for their practice.

The ALAS professional development residency consists of over 100 hours of lectures and one-to-one tuition from our team and guest lecturers over a five week period. Successful applicants are asked to bring 1-2 works in progress which will be completed in our studio facilities and then exhibited in a curated exhibition. The Autumn resident artists were:

 

Annamaria Kardos, Bernice Wilson, Bettina Fung, Charley Peters, A Donald Harding, Helen Bermingham, Julia Galliez, Karine Clairsinvil, Kirsty Lowry, Paula MacArthur, Shelley Rae, Susan Cunningham, Tom Banks, Vishwa Shroff, Wendy Saunders, Zoe Fudge

Salon Art Prize 2012 - Matt Roberts Arts

12 October - 3 November 2012

Over the past five years the Salon Art Prize has welcomed over 9700 visitors to our gallery in East London. To celebrate this success Matt Roberts Arts exhibited 89 artists and offered an overall prize fund of £10,500.

This year's selection panel consisted of:
Gavin Delahunty (Head of Exhibitions, TATE Liverpool)
Godfrey Worsdale - (Director, BALTIC centre for contemporary art)
Anthony Spira - (Director, Milton Keynes gallery)
Susanna Brown (Curator, Photographs, Victoria & Albert Museum)

Selected artists - Emma Alonze, Christa Amadea & Vivienne Francis, Richard Ansett, John Askew, Miriam Austin, Liz Bailey, David Barnes, Sophie Barr, George Beck, Maeve Berry, Aliki Braine, Jack Brindley, David Cooper, Anwyl Cooper-Willis, Brian Cregan, Emma Critchley, Ellie Davies, Aidan Doherty, Jennifer Douglas, Freya Douglas-Morris, Derek, Eland, Jane Emberson, Stefania Fersini, Natalie Finnemore, Justin Fitzpatrick, Darek Fortas, Hugh Gillan, Sofie Grevelius, Deborah Hall, Neil Hamon, Alex Hanna, Dominic Harris, Aaron Head, Judit Hettema, Steve Hines, Adam Holmes-Davies, Yoonjin Jung, Sam Kemp, Richard Kolker, Ville Kylätasku, Kayung Lai, Astrid On Ke Law, Carolyn Lefley, Chloe Leliott, Andrew Leventis, Colin Lindsay, Anne Lochmann, Debbie Locke, Emily Lockren, Gabrielle Lockwood-Estrin, Natalie Loher, CJ Mahony, Isabel M. Martinez, Valera Martynchik, Richard McConnell, Paul McKinley, Edward, Mendelsohn, Paul Merrick, Nick Mobbs, Gorka Mohamed, Emily Musgrave, Theo Niderost, Lauren O'Grady, Ethna O'Regan, Aimee Parrott, Calum Paterson, Susannah Pentelow, Charley Peters, Katharina Pöhlmann, Julie Rafalski, Anita Rozentale, Roshana Rubin-Mayhew, Eva Rudlinger, Miho Sato, Pamela Schilderman, Andrew Seto, Chris Shaw Hughes, Caroline Silverwood-Taylor, Anna Chrystal Stephens, Shelley Theodore, Leonardo Ulian, Emma Wilde, Hannah Williamson, Beomsik Won, SeoYeoung Won, Ben Woodeson, William Wright, Tereza Zelenkova

ALAS Summer Residency 2012

28th June - 7th July, 2012

After five years of artists’ professional development support Matt Roberts Arts launched ALAS, as a means of sharing knowledge about ways in which artists can gain exhibition experience and exposure for their practice.

The ALAS professional development residency consisted of over 100 hours of lectures and one-to-one tuition from our team and guest lecturers over a five week period. Successful applicants are asked to bring 1-2 works in progress which will be completed in our studio facilities and then exhibited in a curated exhibition.

The Summer resident artists were: Catrine Bodum, David Chalkley, Laurie Nouchka, Hannah Futers, Caro Halford, Kirsty Harris, Hana Melly, Karolina Magnusson Murray, Susie Mendelsson, Moorland Productions, Julia Miranda, Araba Ocran Jane Oldfield, Paul Stanley, Susanna Thornton, Jemma Watts, Sarah West and Ventiko.ung, Charley Peters, A Donald Harding, Helen Bermingham, Julia Galliez, Karine Clairsinvil, Kirsty Lowry, Paula MacArthur, Shelley Rae, Susan Cunningham, Tom Banks, Vishwa Shroff, Wendy Saunders, Zoe Fudge

Open Forum 2012

Friday 24th February – Saturday 3rd June

Open Forum offered 15 days of one-to-one feedback sessions and professional development lectures across seven English regions. Venues included:

East Street Arts, Bloc Projects, Trove, Bath Artists’ Studios, Stroud Valley Artspace, Lincoln Art Programme, Aid & Abet, Wysing Arts Centre, Unity Arts Trust, Fabrica, Coventry Artspace, Movement, Blue Monkey Studio, Platform A and Art Space Portsmouth.

One-to-one sessions were intended to give critical feedback, followed by one of two evening lectures ‘How to apply to Prizes and Awards’ or ‘What is the Art World’. 389 People participated across 15 days. 95% of respondents thought they had developed their understanding of the ‘Art World’ through the event.

Open Forum 2012 was supported by Arts Council England: Grants for the Arts.