Aguazero – a visual arts award

We're pleased to be involved in this new visual arts award from Cortijada Los Gázquez, the creative retreat where Angie was artist-in-residence earlier this year as part of their Joya: arte + ecología program.

Submissions in water-based medium on or with paper are invited in this competition which has an environmental agenda, referencing the contrary character of climate change.

The prize is a two week residency at Cortijada Los Gázquez, including travel costs within Europe, plus the sole use of a studio and 20 hectares of land for the duration.

The selectors are:

Ana García López (Vice Dean for Institutional Relations and Professor at the Drawing Department. Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Granada - Spain)

Rebecca Fortnum (Artist - Reader in Fine Art, University of the Arts - London,  UK)

Louise Short (Artist - Bristol, UK)

David Crawforth (Artist -  Director at Beaconsfield - London,  UK)

Molly Hogg (Collector - London, UK)

Melissa Marks (Artist - NYC, USA)

Angie Lewin (Artist - Norfolk and Scotland, UK)

Simon Lewin (Proprietor - St Jude’s - Norfolk and Scotland,  UK)

Gonzaga Gómez-Cortázar Romero (Communications co-ordinator for Joya: arte + ecología - Spain)

Simon and Donna Beckmann (Founders of Joya: arte + ecología - Spain)

The closing date for submission is 31st December 2011. For full details visit the Cortijada Los Gázquez blog.

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