Eight community art groups and individual artists from across the UK are in the running for the £1,000 People’s Art Prize. The prize celebrates the best and brightest of community art in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. The seven shortlisted … Continue reading
Previously, we introduced you to People’s Art Prize judge Nicholas Merton. Next up in the Judging line-up, meet Florence Shaw: an artist and illustrator from South London. Her work encompasses drawing and comics making and is about people observed in … Continue reading
As the People’s Art Prize counts down to the £1,000 prize-giving to one outstanding community art project, we’re thrilled to announce the first of the Prize judges: painter Nicholas Merton. His work involves creating circular canvases as objects of power … Continue reading
Community artists tell the People’s Art Prize why funding community art brings benefits for everyone involved. They also highlight the challenge to get funders to understand what community art is.
How will the arts prize change the way we value and celebrate community art? Sokari Douglas-Camp explains what the UK’s first ever prize for community art is trying to achieve.
Community art, participatory art, craft groups, socially-engaged art… whatever you call it, we believe it changes people and societies. Sokari Douglas-Camp and artists explain what impact it has for everyone involved.
Sokari Douglas-Camp and other community artists tell us what makes something community art. With thanks Sokari Douglas-Camp and the following community arts organisations for participating in the interviews:
UK’s first ever national competition for community art launches The UK’s first ever community arts prize launched 1 March, in the face of the Government’s £83m* worth of cuts to arts funding. Hundreds of submissions are expected from across the … Continue reading