"The Marmite Prize for Painting is unique because it relies at all levels, including the actual prize, on the exchange of the most valuable of all currencies, that of  personal energy."
Bill Woodrow RA

The Marmite Prize of Painting V, 2016

Preview Friday 3rd June, 6-10pm with prize giving at 8pm.
Block 336,  336 Brixton Road,  London,  SW9 7AA

Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Monument, Oil on canvas, 183 x 183cm, 2016
John Greenwood, Ripe, Oil on linen, 35 x 30cm, 2015
Steven Gee , (Stuffing That Crammed Gap Between Your Teeth), 2015
Oliver Mulvihill , Cloud Above, Oil on board, 21 x 29.5cm, 2016
Selma Parlour, Two, The Side-ness of In-Out, Oil on linen, 61 x 51cm, 2016
Jo McGonigal, Side, Lycra, wood, pigment & oil, 42 x 10 x 7 cm, 2016

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The Artists
Albane Lamoril
Richard Baker
Sarah Ball
Anthony Banks
Juan Bolivar   
Philip Booth
Eleanor Breeze   
Hannah Brown
Jo Bruton
Michael Calver
Diane Chappalley
Emma Cousin
Billy Crosby
Chris Daniels
Amanda Doran   
Tamara Dubnyckyj   
Steven Gee
Max Gomes   
John Greenwood
Mandy Hudson

Clare Jarrett   
Sooim Jeong
Michael Johnson
Jessie Makinson
Lindsay Mapes,
Kathryn Maple   
José Batista Marques   
Jo McGonigal  
Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh
Oliver Mulvihill
Helen O'Leary   
Bernadette O’Toole
Selma Parlour
Alison Pilkington   
Christiane Pooley
Sheila Rennick   
Joan Sugrue
Suzy Willey
Daniel Woolhouse

The Locations
Block 336, London, UK
4 June - 1 July 2016

Friday 3 June, Private View & Prize Giving

Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland
8 July - 10 September 2016

The Selectors & Judges

Marcus Cope, Painter, Co-founder & Curator of the Marmite Prize for Painting.
Aoife Ruane, Director, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland.
Jane Hayes Greenwood, Artist & Director, Block 336, London, UK.
Daniel Sturgis, Artist, Curator & Course Director in Painting, Camberwell College of Arts, London.
Colin Martin, Artist & School Principal, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland.

Phillip Allen (UK)
Brian Cheeswright (UK)
Vanessa Jackson RA (UK)
Mark O'Kelly (IRELAND)

The Prizes
There will be one main winner, two runners up and a student prize.

Main Prize
Along with the prestige of being the Prize Winner of the Marmite Prize for Painting V and the opportunity to be a judge for the Marmite Prize For Painting VI, the winner will also receive a specially commissioned sculpture, made and very kindly donated by artist Alison Wilding RA.

Runners Up
The two runners up will receive a pat on the back.

Student Prize
Residency at Bon Volks, Margate, UK.

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The Catalogue
Will be published by Susak Press.
The Catalogue will be launched at the exhibition opening and will be available to purchase throughout the exhibitions, via our online shop and at some good bookshops.

The Slightly Smaller Print
This, the fifth Marmite Prize for Painting is dedicated to artist Mary Heilmann.
A marmite is a large earthenware pot.
The Marmite Prize for Painting is in no way associated with the food product ‘Marmite'.

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