About

‘Contemporary British Painting’ is an artist led organisation which explores and promotes current trends in British painting through group exhibitions, talks, publications and the donation of paintings to art museums.
 
We founded the The Contemporary British Painting Prize in 2016, an annual prize promoting the best of contemporary painting produced in the UK. For the 2019 prize the show will be hosted at Huddersfield Art Gallery and is open for submissions here.
 
Our members represent some of the most exciting emerging and award winning painting in the UK today and include European Sovereign Painters Prize winner Susan Gunn, Jonathan Vickers Award winner Natalie Dowse, John Moores Prize winner Nicholas Middleton, British Academy awardee James Quin, Birtle Prize winner Simon Burton, Venice Biennale exhibitors Marguerite Horner and Phil Illingworth and Griffin Prize exhibitor Matthew Krishanu.
 
Membership is by invitation only.
 

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committee

Amanda Ansell
Marco Cali
Simon Carter
Gordon Dalton
Natalie Dowse
Paula MacArthur
Ruth Philo
Narbi Price
Freya Purdue
Judy Tucker

Honorary Chair of the External Advisory Board

Michael Peppiatt

External Advisory Board

John Bernasconi
Ros Black
Katherine April Caddy
Tony Casement
Emma Connolly
Sophie Cummings
Jeff Dennis
Fleur Donnelly-Jackson
The Revd. Canon Stephen Evans
Professor Rebecca Fortnum
Ruth Gamble
Amanda Geitner
Robert Hall
Silvie Jacobi
Andrew Lambirth
Jessica Litherland
Paul O’Kane
Ruth Robinson
Ally Seabrook
Stephen Snoddy
Dr Lisa Wade
Wen Wang
Helen Watson
John Wallett
Jessica Wood
Anthony Wooding

Design

John Wallett