“A much-needed showcase of contemporary British painting. We hope it will endure for years to come.”

Mark De Novellis, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, Orleans House Gallery, Richmond

Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017

Narbi Price was announced the prizewinner receiving a £2000 purchase prize with his painting ‘Untitled Yard Painting (Albert)’ entering The Priseman-Seabrook Collection of 21st Century British Painting, an essay on his painting practice written by art critic and curator Nicholas Usherwood, a solo exhibition at The Herrick Gallery, London and an invitation to join Contemporary British Painting and to be one of the selectors for the CBP Prize 2018

Louise Giovanelli was awarded  a ‘Special Commendation’.

The twelve shortlisted artists for the exhibition were:
Michael Ajerman, Jake Clark, Jadé Fadojutimi, Louise Giovanelli, Juliette Losq, Cara Nahaul, Simon Parish, Narbi Price, Alli Sharma, Joan Sugrue, Molly Thomson and Helen Turner

All twelve painters exhibited three paintings each at Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017 exhibition which took place at The Stables Gallery, Orleans House, London from 25 August – Sunday 22 October 2017.

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“A great example of artists taking matters into their own hands…”
Nicholas Usherwood, Art Critic and Curator

The winning painting was announced on the afternoon of Saturday 26 August 2017 at The Stables Gallery.

The twelve shortlisted artists were selected by a group of practising painters: Julian BrownMatthew KrishanuNicholas Middleton and Cathy Lomax (winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017).

The prize judges for 2017 were: Elena Dranichnikova Founder of the Moscow Art Collectors Group (MACS), Alice Herrick Artist, curator and owner of the Herrick Gallery, London, Jessica Litherland Visual Arts Producer, Mac Birmingham,, Stephen Snoddy Director, New Art Gallery, Walsall and Nicholas Usherwood Curator, Art Critic and Writer on Contemporary Art.

The Stables Gallery, Orleans House, Riverside, Twickenham, London TW1 3DY
25 August – Sunday 22 October 2017

For the “Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017” we received 680 entries, with each demonstrating the sheer strength, vitality and creative energy which is taking place in the field of painting today. From these entries a clear commitment to the full range of painting – representational, photographic, abstract (geometric and gestural), and conceptual approaches – was shown. This shortlist aims to present the best in contemporary painting, and the diversity of current practice. CBP