"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."
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José Batista Marques
Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh
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)
There will be one main winner, two runners up and a student 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.
The two runners up will receive a pat on the back.
Residency at Bon Volks, Margate, UK.
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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'.