The Shortlist for Jackson’s Open Painting Prize 2019, celebrating exceptional artworks by artists at all stages of theirs careers, has now been decided. Our Expert Judging Panel have selected their favourite artworks from the Longlist of 420 entries and they are now available to view.
Congratulations to all the artists whose work has made it to the Shortlist this year.
They are: David Micheaud, Shanti Panchal, Magdalena Gluszak-Holeksa, Paul Smith,
James Moore, Gisela Banzer, Adam Baker (featured), Fiona Long (featured), Nadja Gabriela Plein, Jonathan Dickson, Rosso Emerald Crimson, Naima Aouni, Hector Chan, Caio Locke, Ruairi Fallon Mc Guigan, Claire Cansick, Paul Stone, Judith Tucker, Christopher Campbell (featured),
Kae Sasaki, Sorca O’Farrell, James Tebbutt, Daniel Yeomans, Karen Spencer, Paula Urzica, Michelle Wilson, Mark Finch, William GC Brown, Polly Townsend, Stephen Palmer, Marc Standing (featured), Clare Thatcher, Aldo Balding (featured), Iain Nicholls, Philip Tyler, Jenny Fay (featured), Sam Rahamin, Hilary Carr, Catherine MacDiarmid, Esmond Loh, Jennifer Nieuwland,
Josh Hollingshead, Mark McLaughlin, Michael Sheldon and Tess Gray.
Each of these artists have been invited to submit their work to our finalist’s gallery at the Affordable Art Fair Hampstead and they are all in the running to receive the Overall Prize of £5000 cash.
Click here to view the Shortlist
Read interviews with each of our 2019 Expert Judges:
Andrew Bick – Artist & Curator
Kerry Ann Lee – Artist, Designer & Educator
Haidee-Jo Summers – Artist & Author
Yves Blais – Curator & Producer
Jennifer Conner – Curator, Publisher & UK Regional Managing Director of the Affordable Art Fair
Tom Down – Artist and Winner of Jackson’s Open Painting Prize 2018
Public voting is still open for the People’s Choice Award
In order to vote for the People’s Choice Award, please register as a user on our competition software. You have until noon on the 24th April 2019 to log in and cast your vote. Please feel free to invite your friends and families to vote too. The winner of the Peoples’ Choice Award will win a £1000 cash prize.
*Please note: if you have an existing user profile and you are trying to access the longlist, make sure you are logged out of the competition software and clear your internet cache as your browser may be saving an old version of the page that is preventing you from viewing the new version.*
Key Dates Remaining
6 Category Winners Announced: 18th April, 2019
Public Voting Closes for Peoples Choice Award: 24th April, 2019
Overall Prize, People’s Choice Award & Emerging Artist Award Announced: 26th April, 2019
Shortlist Gallery at the Affordable Art Fair Hampstead: 9th – 12th May, 2019
Jackson’s Competitions Panel Discussion – Affordable Art Fair Hampstead, Sunday May 12th – Re-Balance Room, 1.00 pm – 1.30 pm