Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Anthology 2016 | Open Call Prize Exhibition | CHARLIE SMITH LONDON

CHARLIE SMITH LONDON announces its sixth edition of the annual juried exhibition Anthology. Ten finalists will be exhibited at CHARLIE SMITH LONDON in August 2016 and one winner will receive a £2,000 cash prize and will be profiled on Artlyst.

Selected and curated by internationally respected art world professionals, Anthology is a multi-disciplinary exhibition that reaches out democratically to artists worldwide. The 2016 jury is Philly Adams (Senior Director, Saatchi Gallery), Zavier Ellis (Director, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON), Stephanie Grose (Collector), Andrew Salgado (Artist), Heike Strelow (Director, Galerie Heike Strelow). The 2016 finalists are:

Alexis Avlamis
Cecilia Bonilla
Francesco Cuttitta
Susannah Douglas
Jaana Fowler
Jonny Green
Eva Masterman
Steven Morgana
Lucienne O’Mara
Corinna Spencer

Alexis Avlamis | The Universe | 2015 | Acrylic on canvas | 100x100cm

Cecilia Bonilla | Sets for domestic leisure 1 | 2015 | Collage | 29x23cm

Francesco Cuttitta | W.H. and his library | 2016 | Acrylic on canvas | 153x215cm

Susannah Douglas | Birthday 1 (footage still 2) | 2016 | Pencil and ink on paper | 4.5x8cm

Jaana Fowler | All Purpose Cleaner | 2015 | Fired clay with oxidized iron paint | 44x43x43cm

Jonny Green | Polish the Past until it shines | 2016 | Oil on canvas on board | 90x72cm
Eva Masterman | Used | 2016 | Glazed ceramic, kiln props, steel | 150x60x70cm

Steven Morgana | ECHOES (REMIX) Naruto ft. Inmoov | 2016 | Mixed media | 65x40x40cm

Lucienne O'Mara | A Lively Look at Legs | 2016 | Charcoal, oil bar, oil paint on unprimed canvas | 150x100cm

Corinna Spencer | Monster | 2016 | Acrylic on paper | 21x15cm
Presented at the CHARLIE SMITH LONDON gallery in Shoreditch, London, the exhibition will continue to be a key barometer of emerging and established talent, and will continue to provide unforeseen opportunities to artists. Previous winners and finalists have enjoyed notable success as a direct result of their inclusion in Anthology, having been curated into significant exhibitions; placed in prominent private collections; and represented by CHARLIE SMITH LONDON. 

Previous winners are Tom Ormond, Eric Manigaud, Robert Crosse, Florian Heinke, Ben Woodeson and Beatrice Haines.

Thursday 4 August 6.30-8.30pm
Friday 5 August – Saturday 20 August 2016
Wednesday-Saturday 11am-6pm or by appointment

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