John Moores Painting Prize 2010

18 September 2010 - 3 January 2011

Fact file

  • No purchase prize, but 1st prizewinner purchased for the gallery's collection
  • Visitors Choice prize raised to £2,010
  • Inaugural John Moores Shanghai running in conjunction with UK prize
  • Launched opportunity to enter online
  • Number of entries: 2,880
  • Number of exhibits: 45

Conditions of entry

Artists living or based in the UK; one work, new or recent (preferably executed since JM25), wholly or partly in any painted medium; designed to hang on a wall, projecting no more than 0.5m; additional height and width restrictions.

Prize winners

  • Keith Coventry 1st prize £25,000

Four prizes of £2,500:

  • Philip Diggle
  • Nick Fox
  • Nicholas Middleton
  • Daniel Sturgis

Visitors' Choice winner £2,010:

  • Nicholas Middleton


Enter date here


Keith Coventry with 'Spectrum Jesus'


  • Gary Hume
  • Goshka Macuga
  • Ged Quinn
  • Sir Norman Rosenthal
  • Alison Watt




Keith Coventry, 'Spectrum Jesus', first prizewinner
Philip Diggle, 'For Your Pleasure'
Nick Fox, 'Metatopia'
Nicholas Middle 'Protest, 1st April 2009', Visitors' Choice Award
Daniel Sturgis, 'Still Squallings'
Cornelia Baltes, 'THERE YOU ARE!'
John Braley, 'Untitled'
GL Brierley, 'Jilly Jiggy'
Deborah Burnstone, 'Freeway'
Darren Coffield, 'Episodical'
Edward Coyle, 'Multiplicity study'
Theo Cuff, 'Untitled'
Stuart Cumberland, 'YLLW240'
Ian Davenport, 'Puddle Painting: Dioxzine'
Tim Ellis, 'United in Different Guises XXXXIII'
Geraint Evans, 'An Alpine Biodome'
Adam Fearon, 'Untitled'
Damien Flood, 'Drip'
David Fulford, 'Near the Site'
Mikey Georgeson, 'Untitled (Dopamine - Molecule of Intuition)'
Chris Hamer, 'Crook'
Andy Harper, 'Frau Troffea'
Richard Harrison, 'Mountain Peaks'
Sigrid Holmwood, 'Butchering a Pig'
Phil Illingworth, '3D painting No.1 (experiments with colour reflection)'
Lee Johnson, 'The Kerchief of Dr Olfato's Welcome'
Neal Jones, 'Orange Paving'
Joseph Long, 'Hortus Botanicus'
Elizabeth McDonald, 'Bee Keepers I'
Michael Miller, 'Suspended Animation'
Matthew Mounsey, 'Prehistoric Sex Machine'
Jost Munster, 'To the left'
Cara Nahaul, 'Somewhere between prayer and agenda'
Narbi Price, 'Untitled See Saw Painting'
Steven Proudfoot, 'The Party'
Sabrina Shah, 'Witness'
Annabella Shelton, 'Helter Skelter Runway'
George Sherlock, 'Polycrylic Decades'
Michael Simpson, 'Bench Painting Untitled'
Henrietta Simson, 'Giotto's Template'
Veronica Smirnoff, 'Lubo'
Ian Peter Smith, 'Matters at the edge'
Geraldine Swayne, 'Industrialist on Wheels'
Jason Thompson, 'Refractions (Robert Hooke)'
Christian Ward, 'Frontier Monument'
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