Penicuik Turner Prize Awards
Sunday, September 9 @ 14:00 - 16:00Free
Today is the day thatt he Penicuik Turner Prize is judged and awarded and the winner of the People’s Choice will be announced.
This year the judge is Sandy Wood (seen here on the left). Sandy Wood 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
Michel Catto, last year’s winner with her painting, Dirty Windaes