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Penicuik Turner Prize Awards

Sunday, September 9 @ 14:00 - 16:00

Free

 

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Announcing the winners of the Penicuik Turner prize and the People’s Choice Trophy.

The Penicuik Turner Prize was made and donated by local blacksmith, Andrew Turner. It is awarded annually to the best in show as judged by an independent judge

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This year the judge is Sandy Wood. Sandy joined the Royal Scottish Academy in 2003 after graduating from Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen.  In 2013 he became Collections Curator; responsible for the management, care of, and access to the academy’s nationally significant collections.  He has published various catalogues relating to the academy’s collections including Order and Chaos, Edinburgh: RSA, 2008, Material Rites, Edinburgh: ECA, 2011, and, James Miller (1897-1987): A Traveler’s Eye, Edinburgh: RSA, 2013.  He has also curated numerous exhibitions of academy works, including ‘James Cumming RSA (1922-1991): Symbols of the Mind’, 2015, and, ‘Un:Realised: Architectural Imagination from the RSA collections’, 2016.  Most recently he co-curated the major exhibition ‘Ages of Wonder: Scotland’s Art 1540 to Now’, critically received as ‘A landmark exhibition’ (The Herald) and ‘One of the most significant assemblies of Scottish art in the world’ (Scottish Art News).

THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE

THE PENICUIK TURNER PRIZE

For the past 4 years people have been invited to vote for their favourite work and the artist has been awarded The People’s Choice Trophy; a stained glass trophy designed and made by Jan Miller

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Michel Catto,  last year’s winner with her painting, Dirty Windaes

 

Details

Date:
Sunday, September 9
Time:
14:00 - 16:00
Cost:
Free

Venue

West St Arts Centre
4 West Street
Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 9DL United Kingdom
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Website:
penicuikarts.org

Organizer

PCAA
Website:
www.penicuikarts.org