Jerwood Drawing Prize 2016


  • Turnpike Arts Centre Civic Square Leigh, WN7 1EB

The Jerwood Drawing Prize is the largest and longest running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK.

Selected from original drawings, the Jerwood Drawing Prize has established a reputation for its commitment to championing excellence, and to promoting and celebrating the breadth of contemporary drawing practice within the UK. The exhibition provides a platform to showcase the work of drawing practitioners, from student to established, and as a project helps to define a wider understanding of the role and value of drawing in creative practice. The longevity of the Prize, which has been running since 1994, is a testament to the appetite of the artists who make drawings, and the continued interest of audiences visiting the exhibition, making it one of the most popular shows in the Jerwood Visual Arts programme.

The exhibition this year has been selected by Glenn Brown, Stephanie Buck and Paul Hobson.

Exhibition Venues and Dates
Jerwood Space, London: 14 September-23 October 2016
The Edge ICIA, Bath: 4 November-16 December 2016
Turnpike Arts Centre, Leigh: 14 January-12 March 2017
The Gallery, Arts University, Bournemouth: 30 March-27 April 2017