15 Nov 2011 By teamcas
Announcing the winners of the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award, commission to collect, 2010
The winners are The Hepworth Wakefield and Wolverhampton Art Gallery in association with Film and Video Umbrella for their proposal with artist Luke Fowler.
The award of £60,000 was presented on Tuesday 9 November and will enable the two museums to commission Luke Fowler to make a new work that will be acquired jointly for their collections. Film and Video Umbrella will provide invaluable expertise and support for the production process.
Selectors for 2010 were
– Pavel Buchler, Artist & Research Profession in Art and Design at Manchester Metropolitan University
– Lisa Panting, Director of Picture This
– Caroline Douglas, Head of The Arts Council Collection
– Emily Wardill, Artist
The Award has been made possible through the generous philanthropy of the Sfumato Foundation.