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John Moores Painting Prize 2018

14 July - 18 November
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John Moores Painting Prize 2018 artists


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The artists selected to exhibit paintings in the John Moore Painting Prize 2018 are:

  • Ahmed, Miraj 'Smile'
  • Bailey, Liz 'No Ball Games'
  • Baker, Richard 'Cupboard 2'
  • Bakst, Marta 'I Still See You on the Horizon'
  • Barker, Andy 'Nowhere to Go'
  • Bingham, James 'Shere'
  • Blane, Frances Aviva 'Mother'
  • Bruton, Jo 'Tassel Talk'
  • Busuttil, Carla 'Trophy for a Dull Man'
  • Cadwallader, Gareth 'Milk'
  • Clark, Jake 'Circus'
  • Clarke, Pete 'doubt and distance…of lost content'
  • Crosby, Billy 'Quilt' prize winner
  • Davies, Lara 'Me Reading ‘Philip Guston Retrospective’ in the Studio'
  • Down, Tom 'hollow'
  • Elton, Liz 'One Hundred Harvests'
  • Fears, Alan 'My Favourite Chair'
  • Fineman, Emma 'Questions of Silence'
  • Franklin, Charlie 'Flatland'
  • Gasson, Clare 'Note-taking September 2016'
  • Gerrard, Jahan 'Aerial'
  • Hain, Alex '#consumer'
  • Hallum, Jacqui 'King and Queen of Wands' prize winner
  • Hogarth, Delphine 'French Summer'
  • Holloway, Leo 'Untitled'
  • Homerston, Ian 'Untitled'
  • Howse, Tom 'The Thunderous Silence of Your Presence' prize winner
  • Jeong, Seungjo 'Interface L3'
  • Johnson, Ben 'The Space Between Revisited'
  • Johnson, Nicholas William 'The Intolerable Strangeness of Vegetable Consciousness (Sunspilt II)'
  • Kiki, John 'Bud Girl'
  • Krishanu, Matthew 'Mission School'
  • Kulkarni, Nicholas 'Misdirection'
  • Lancaster, Laura 'Untitled'
  • Lawrence, Gary 'Kos Town Paradise Hotel Front Terrace'
  • Lock, David 'El Muniria'
  • Maple, Kathryn 'Alone in the Desert'
  • Martin, Graham 'Red Road'
  • Matsuzaki, Tomoya 'Untitled (Willow)'
  • Matthews, Peter 'Suspended Aura'
  • Nahaul, Cara 'Inches of Dust'
  • Ní Mhaonaigh, Sinéad 'Monument'
  • Noga, Laurence 'Deep Blue Filtered Silver'
  • Norris, Olivia 'Loose sugar, fade to black, bread makes you fat'
  • O’Rourke, Joseph 'GIANTS' prize winner
  • Osborne, Mark 'Untitled Pink'
  • Oshilaja, Damilola 'Landscape Redux; No-nVOID/26: IDARIKA, The Land & The Sky'
  • Panchal, Shanti 'The Divide, Beyond Reasoning' prize winner
  • Payne, Alistair '(D)welling'
  • Payne, Steve 'Unnamable'
  • Pearce, David 'Greenhouse'
  • Rejmer-Canovas, Gracjana 'Electric Landscape'
  • Robertson, Joanne 'Raining on Shoebox Cove'
  • Soni, Lucy 'Untitled Bunting'
  • Talbot, Emma 'Intense and Remote Connectivity'
  • Stewart, Bill 'TreeAirplaneTrap'
  • Thatcher, Clare 'Feature of Landscape'
  • Verran, Virginia 'Black Star'
  • Whittle, Joanna 'Rain Tent'
  • Wills, Morgan 'Leadlight Silhouette'

The names of the first prize winning artist for John Moore Painting Prize 2018 will be announced on Thursday 12 July.

John Moores Painting Prize China 

The five prizewinning paintings from the John Moores Painting Prize China 2018 will also be displayed as part of the exhibition. These are: 

First prizewinner

  • Xueqing, Zhong 'Walking on Thin Ice'


  • Lin, Pan '0.00-1.40 '  
  • Xiaogang, Duan 'Shape No. 3'    
  • Xumin, Huo 'Waiting for the Rain – IV'       
  • Yi, Wang 'Staring'     

John Moores Painting Prize China launched in August 2010. Applications were received from across China and 28 artists were selected for the inaugural exhibition. Since 2010 the five prizewinning paintings from John Moores Painting Prize China have featured within the UK exhibition.

Come and see the exhibition from 14 July to 18 November 2018.

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