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Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010 - winners announced.

Bolus-Space (signal) by Virginia Verran

VIRGINIA Verran has been named First Prize Winner and awarded £6,000 for her drawing Bolus-Space (signal) in the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010.

A second prize of £3,000 was awarded to Cadi Froehlich for Untitled (tea table) which comprises of a side table with marks left by hot drinks.

Two Student Awards of £1,000 each were awarded to Warren Andrews for David M. Hutchinson Drawing device no 436 and to James Eden and Olly Rooks for their collaboration, Burst.

The works, along with the 70 short-listed artists, are on display at the Jerwood Space until November 7. The exhibition will then tour nationally.

Previously Posted: The Jerwood Charitable Foundation and Drawing Projects UK have announced the 70 artists selected for the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010.

This year, over 2,000 entries were submitted for consideration by the distinguished panel of selectors compising of Charles Darwent, Art Critic, Independent on Sunday; Jenni Lomax, Director of the Camden Arts Centre; and Emma Talbot, artist.

The shortlist includes established artists as well as relative newcomers and students fresh from art school. For the full list visit www.jerwoodvisualarts.org

Previously Posted: Jerwood Visual Arts has announced that registration for artists entering the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010 is now open and continues until June 21, 2010 (5pm deadline).

The Jerwood Drawing Prize is the largest and longest running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK. Judged by an independent panel of selectors, the Prize aims to recognise and support both established and emerging artists in the field of drawing, and is open to artists resident or domiciled within the UK.

Awards include a first prize of £6,000, a second prize of £3,000 and two student awards of £1,000 each. The award winners will be announced at the private view on the evening of September 28, 2010, at Jerwood Space, London.

The selectors look to create an exhibition that represents and celebrates the diversity, excellence and range of current drawing practice in the UK. From an anticipated submission of well over 2,000 entries, the selectors will bring together 40 to 50 drawings for the 2010 exhibition which takes place at Jerwood Space from September 29 to November 7. The exhibition will then tour nationally.

Once registered, artists are invited to submit their works through one of the regional collection centres, which include Cardiff, Cheltenham, Cornwall, Edinburgh and Newcastle, ending in London on July 2 and 3.

Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street, London, SE1 0LN