Thursday, 4 September 2014

Graduate Platform Prize

Peter Driver's March for Optimism
Congratulations to OHOS artist Peter Driver and his colleague Kirsty Smith, both from Winchester School of Art, who have been selected by Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth as candidates for the Graduate Platform programme 2014. The five regional galleries (Turner Contemporary, Oxford Modern, Aspex, De La Warr Pavillion and MK Gallery) select two graduating artists from each university in their respective parts of the South East to show in a group exhibition, one artist is shortlisted by each gallery and eventually one of the shortlisted graduates is selected for a bursary, programme of professional development and solo show.  On Friday 5 September the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth will be previewing the exhibition at Aspex from 6-8pm.  The show runs until 9 November. The prize shortlist will be announced in the autumn and the winner of the prize will be announced at Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth on 1 November.