The John Ruskin Prize
The Campaign for Drawing, in collaboration with the Guild of St George, announces a new art award: The John Ruskin Prize. The prize will be awarded to the best wall mounted artwork on the theme A New Look at Nature, and is open to anyone over 18 working in painting, drawing, print-making or mixed media and resident or domiciled in the UK. The Prize winner will receive £1000 and a specially commissioned pencil case. The winner’s artwork will be exhibited at Brantwood (John Ruskin’s Lake District home) and in the Millennium Gallery, Sheffield during the major autumn 2012 exhibition, Force of Nature: Picturing Ruskin’s Landscape.Nine runners-up will be included in the exhibition of short-listed artists at Brantwood. Deadline for 2012 submissions is on the 1st June.