New Year’s Honours list 2019: artists including Barbara Walker and Sonia Boyce receive honours
Birmingham-based Barbara Walker receives an MBE for services to British art while Sonia Boyce is made an OBE. Plus honours for artists Tacita Dean, Yinka Shonibare, Gillian Wearing and Alison Wilding, and Kettle’s Yard gallery director Andrew Nairne – via a-n.
Barbara Walker Selected for Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017
Barbara Walker has been selected as one of the exhibitors in the Jerwood Drawing Prize, opening at Jerwood Space on 13 September 2017.
The Contemporary Art Society acquires an evocative photograph by John Akomfrah for the Mead Art Gallery
The Contemporary Art Society has acquired a photographic print by John Akomfrah for the Mead Art Gallery, University of Warwick Art Collection. John Akomfrah is an acclaimed filmmaker and artist known for his deeply moving works which reflect on diaspora, colonialism, migration and identity.