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Platform Graduate Award shortlist announced

12.11.2012
Karolina Lebek, Landscapes of Poland (series)

Karolina Lebek, Landscapes of Poland (series)

Marion Piper, In Deed (detail)

Marion Piper, In Deed (detail)

Karolina Lebek, Landscapes of Poland (series)
Marion Piper, In Deed (detail)

Karolina Lebek, Landscapes of Poland (series)

Aspex, MK Gallery, Modern Art Oxford and Turner Contemporary have each provided a platform for recent graduates from each of their region's own art colleges.

 

Out of a total of 31 artists who presented their work, eight have been shortlisted for the award. 2 of the artists have recently showed at MK Gallery's 2012 Showcase. The final shortlist are:

 

Aspex: George Bills and Joella Wheatley Arts University College at Bournemouth Fine Art

 

MK Gallery: Marion Piper, Buckinghamshire New University and Karolina Lebek, University of Bedforshire

 

Modern Art Oxford: Cara George and Kamila Janska, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford.

 

Turner Contemporary: Dominic Maffia, University for the Creative Arts and Naomi Eaton-Baudains, Canterbury Christ Church University

 

The recipient of the £2500 bursary and the 12 month tailored professional development program will be announced on Thursday 22 November at Modern Art Oxford.

 

Download the press release here