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Gilchrist-Fisher Award 2014: Open Call

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Gilchrist-Fisher Award 2014: Open Call

Time: June 1, 2013 from 6am to 7pm
Location: UK
Website or Map: http://www.gilchristfisherawa…
Event Type: competition
Organized By: Gilchrist-Fisher Award
Latest Activity: May 21, 2013

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Event Description

The deadline for entries is 1st June 2013.

The Gilchrist-Fisher Award is a biennial prize established in 1987 and open to all artists under the age of thirty whose work deals with the broad theme of Landscape.

Although originally instituted as a painting prize, work is now accepted in all media except video and installation.

There is a First Prize of £3000 and a Second Prize of £1000. In addition the work of the six short-listed finalists is exhibited at Rebecca Hossack Gallery in Central London,

Previous winners of what the Financial Times has called 'this remarkable and admirable' prize include Peter Doig, Alasdair Wallace and Angela Hughes.


Entries for the Gilchrist-Fisher Award 2014 are now welcome.

The judges for the Gilchrist-FIsher Award 2014 will be painter Stephen Chambers RA, critic and broadcaster Matthew Collings, landscape photographer Harry Cory-Wright, and painter Elizabeth Magill.

The judging will take place in June 2013 when a shortlist of 6 finalists  will be selected.

The 6 finalists will be invited to produce further work to be included in the Final Show early in 2014.

The winner and runner-up will be announced at the Private View of the Gilchrist-Fisher Award 2014 Show at Rebecca Hossack Gallery, 2A Conway Street, London W1T 6BA.

To download an Entry Form click on the APPLY tab.


The Gilchrist-Fisher Award was established in memory of Alasdair Gilchrist-Fisher, who died of cancer in December 1986 at the age of twenty-four. He was a remarkable young man whose wit, intelligence, enthusiasm and love of life won him many friends and presaged a great future. 

Soon after his illness was diagnosed he began a postgraduate art course, finding much joy in the discovery and exploration of landscape painting.

It was to celebrate Alasdair's life - and this particular connection - that his friends raised a fund to establish the Gilchrist-Fisher Award.

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