We are very pleased to announce the two exhibitions for the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2023. The first will open at Huddersfield Art Gallery and the second at Thames-Side Studios Gallery, London.

The 16 finalists are: Karolina Albricht, Robbie Bushe, Benjamin Deakin, Marcus Jefferies, Rich Jellyman, Lee Johnson, Allyson Keehan, Lee Maelzer, Melanie Miller, David Orme, Rosey Prince, Ellen Ranson, Claude Temin-Vergez, Emma Tod, Twinkle Troughton, Suzy Willey

The winner will be announced at a private view at Huddersfield Art Gallery on Saturday 23 September, and will be selected by our three judges: Beth Hughes (independent Curator and Researcher), Caroline Walker (artist) and Grant Scanlan (Curator at Huddersfield Art Gallery).

The finalists were selected from over 1000 artists by a panel of four members of CBP, this year, Lesley Bunch (the winner of the 2022 prize), Gordon Dalton, Susan Gunn and Mandy Payne.

The Exhibitions:

Huddersfield Art Gallery: Unit 7
The Piazza Centre, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2RS
16 September – 11 November 2023
Open 11am – 4pm Wednesday – Saturday

Thames-Side Studios Gallery
Thames-Side Studios, Harrington Way, Warspite Road, Royal Borough of Greenwich, London SE18 5NR
2 – 17 December 2023
Private view 6 – 8pm Friday 1st December
Open 12 – 6pm Thursday – Sunday

A beautifully produced catalogue featuring the works of all the shortlisted artists will accompany the exhibitions. These will be available at the venues and to purchase on our website soon!

We would like to thank John Talbot, collector of contemporary painting, for his generous donation that has enabled us to increase the value of the prize, our judges and selectors, Huddersfield Art Gallery and Thames-Side Studios.