John Moores Painting Prize 2016

Thanks to your encouragement and feedback about this powerful piece – ‘Concentration Camp, Sarajevo 1993’, which I painted earlier this year; I’ve decided to enter it into the John Moores Painting Prize 2016.

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Concentration Camp, Sarajevo 1993.
(Painted in 2015)
Oil and wax on canvas.
Kevin Weaver.

From Liverpool Museums website…

Open to all painters in the UK, works are selected anonymously by an independent jury. The Prize continues to honour the principles of open submission and democratic selection.

The jury, which is soon to be announced, will select a final shortlist of five paintings. The overall winner will receive £25,000 and four further prizes of £2,500 will be awarded.

The winner of the Visitors’ Choice award, voted for by the public during the 2016 exhibition, will receive a prize of £2,016.

The John Moores Painting Prize is delivered in partnership with the John Moores Liverpool Exhibition Trust and issupported by our exhibition partner Weightmans.

The Prize is showing as part of Liverpool Biennial 2016 festival of contemporary art, one of the world’s leading Biennials, taking place from 9 July to 16 October 2016.

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