Northern Art Prize artist talks

Artist Discussions at Leeds Art Gallery

artists from this year’s Northern Art Prize in discussion with the curators and arts professionals. Exploring what the prize exhibition means to each of the four artists and what approach showing in it.

Tickets are £3 (concessions) from Leeds Art Gallery on 0113 2478256.

Wednesday 5 December 2007, 6pm
Nina Pope from the collaborative duo Somewhere and Fiona Venables,
Visual Arts Officer at Tullie House Museum and Gallery, Carlisle

Wednesday 19 December 2007, 6pm
Tim Brennan and Alistair Robinson,Director of Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland

Wednesday 9 January 2008, 6pm

Eric Bainbridge and Paul Moss, Director of Workplace, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Wednesday 16 January 2008, 6pm

Dan Holdsworth and Godfrey Worsdale, Director of the recently opened MIMA (Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art)

The Exhibition
Eric Bainbridge, Tim Brennan, Dan Holdsworth and Karen Guthrie + Nina Pope
22 November 2007 - 10 February 2008
Leeds Art Gallery
With work ranging from fi lm, photography, new media, painting and sculpture. the four short listed artists for this year’s prize were selected by a jury chaired by Nigel Walsh, Curator of Exhibitions at Leeds Art Gallery, comprising Greville Worthington, independent curator and art collector; Tom Lubbock, art critic
for The Independent; Ann Gallagher, Head of Collection, British Art, Tate and Turner-prize winner Martin Creed, from a long-list of 24 artists put forward by 12 nominators throughout the region. The Northern Art Prize will be awarded on 17 January 2008 with a fi rst prize of £16,500; the remaining three runners up will each receive £1,500.
Exhibition opening hours: Mon, Tues 10am-8pm, Wed 12-8pm, Thurs, Fri, Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 1-5pm. Closed bank holidays