Caterina Voltolini, Balbuziendo, 2014, oil on canvas, 100 x 70cm
  • Young Masters Art Prize 2014 taking place across two venues Fall 2014

    The Lloyds Club

    42 Crutched Friars, London, EC3N 2AP

    Opening hours: by appointment Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 11.30pm & 3.30pm - 5pm. Fridays 4 - 6pm (last admittance 5.30pm)

    appointments celia@thecynthiacorbettgallery.com

    Nearest Tube: Tower Hill

    Sphinx Fine Art

    125 Kensington Church Street, London, W8 7LP

    Opening hours: Monday - Friday, 10am-6pm; 

    Saturday 11am-4pm; Sunday closed

    Nearest Tube: Notting Hill Gate

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Caterina Voltolini, Balbuziendo, 2014, oil on canvas, 100 x 70cm

Shortlisted artist Caterina Voltolini tells us about her paintings…

Caterina Voltolini tells us about her inspiration, background and ambitions for the future… What is it about Young Masters that you are most interested in? The Young Masters Art Prize is one of the rare competitions strictly connected to the art of the past. It explicitly recognizes the importance of artistic tradition and the history … Continue reading

Christopher Stacey, Bridget, 2014, oil on linen, 80x100cm

Shortlisted painter Christopher Stacey on his work…

Christopher Stacey tells us more about his work, ambitions, and being shortlisted for Young Masters 2014… What is it about Young Masters that you are most interested in?  The term Young Master conjures of course, painters of skill, with a higher, more noble, perhaps transcendental ideal. There has to be a reason to paint, other … Continue reading

Juergen Wolf tells us more about his work…

Shortlisted artist Juergen Wolf tells us about his small scale paintings, his interest in art history, and being shortlisted for Young Masters 2014…  What is it about Young Masters that you are most interested in? I am interested in the art historical past and the Old Masters and the ability to combine them with contemporary art and … Continue reading

Dana Lazarus Cass

Dana Lazarus-Cass tells us more about her work…

Dana Lazarus-Cass tells us more about her ceramic pieces, her inspiration and art as a second career… What is it about the Young Masters project that you are most interested in? The idea that the “Young” in “Young Masters” is much more about the length of one’s practice rather than the amount of years one … Continue reading

Philip Hua

Phillip Hua explains more about his work…

American artist Phillip Hua tells us more about his contemporary take on Chinese brush painting… What is it about Young Masters that you are most interested in? I am very interested in the philosophy of Young Masters; the shared appreciation of the past, while putting it into a contemporary context. I’m also excited by the prospect … Continue reading

Saskia Boelsums, Lemons, 2013, c-type photograph, 38.1x63.5cm, edition of 12

Saskia Boelsums on her photography inspired by the Dutch Still Life genre…

Artist Saskia Boelsums tells us more about her contemporary photographs inspired by still life paintings from the Dutch Golden Age…  What is it about Young Masters that you are most interested in? I have always been interested in history. How we lived, what visions and opinions we had, what our world looked like and what role … Continue reading

Claire Partington

Claire Partington tells us more about her work…

Ceramicist Claire Partington tells us more about her work, inspiration and ambitions… What is it about the Young Masters project that you are most interested in? Since the start of Young Masters, the diversity of work selected has been really surprising. I think it shows that we all have this shared cultural baggage and art … Continue reading

Alice Palmer, Callipygian, 2014, knitted textiles and silk, 110x110cm

Shortlisted artist Alice Palmer tells us about her unique textile pieces…

Alice Palmer specialises in knitted textiles which she uses to create vibrant tapestries as a comment on our contemporary commodification of art… What is it about the Young Masters Art Prize that you are most interested in? I have been following the Young Masters Art Prize ever since it started, and love the way the … Continue reading

Amy Hughes, Tresor Decouvert Series, 2010, grogged stoneware bodies, transparent glaze and gold lustre detailing, 45x25cm

Ceramicist Amy Hughes on her nomination for the Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize

Amy Hughes’ ceramic vessels pay homage to the 17th and 18th Century porcelain wares produced by the Royal Serves Factory.  Here she tells Young Masters about her work, ambitions and processes… What is about Young Masters that you are most interested in?  “The old has something to offer the new” is what draws me to … Continue reading

Red Saunders

Young Masters Art Prize 2014 Shortlist Announced!

It is our great pleasure to announce the shortlisted artists of the Young Masters Art Prize 2014. They are: Alice Palmer | Ana Teles | Anum Jamal | Bex Massey | Caterina Voltolini | Chantal Powell | Charlotta Janssen | Christopher Stacey | Dene Leigh | Eleanor Watson | Elisabeth Caren | EVEWRIGHT | Gillian Hyland | Hannah Williamson | Julie Roch-Cuerrier | Juergen Wolf | … Continue reading

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