Following its opening exhibition launch at Huddersfield Art Gallery, the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2022 tours to Thames-Side Studios Gallery.
The 17 finalists are Daniel H Bell, Sophie Birch, Helen G Blake, Andrew Bryant, Lesley Bunch, Michelle Conway, Seungjo Jeong, Bernadette Kiely, Helen Kincaid, Lindsay Mapes, Sonia Martin, Samuel O’Donnell, Mahali O’Hare, Simon Parish, Jen Roper, Shawn Stipling and Mimei Thompson.
The winner Lesley Bunch and highly commended prize winner Helen G. Blake were selected by judges Hettie Judah (writer and art critic), Geraldine Swayne (artist) and Grant Scanlan (Curator at Huddersfield Art Gallery).
The finalists were selected from over 1000 artists by a panel of four members of Contemporary British Painting, which this year were Susan Absolon (the winner of the 2021 prize), Deb Covell, Paul Newman and Casper White. A catalogue featuring the works of all the shortlisted artists will accompany the exhibition.
Contemporary British Painting thank John Talbot, collector of contemporary painting, for his generous donation that has enabled us to increase the value of the prize, our judges and selectors, Huddersfield Art Gallery and Thames-Side Studios. Follow @paintbritain on Instagram for their latest news.