Prizes and bursaries
Awarded by the Library, Goldsmiths, with our partners
Art in the Archive: The Women’s Art Library/Feminist Review Bursary 2018
Thriving through everyday acts of resistance
In partnership with the Showroom and the 198 Gallery.
The Women’s Art Library and Feminist Review are pleased to announce the 2018 Bursary offering £1200 for a 3 month research residency in the Women’s Art Library, Special Collections and Archives, Goldsmiths, University of London. This call is open to all students, artists and curators.
The 2018 call for proposals is themed to highlight strategies that enable and sustain women artists’ practice. This follows the drop-in event co-organized with Tate in March 2017 inviting artists to contribute to a timeline mapping the mostly unrecorded social and political circumstances of their early training and careers. In this context “everyday acts of resistance” focuses on "the diversity of practical solutions for the here and now, and on the cooperation and creativity of everyone involved in a community or society”, as described by Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez in 2013. The Women’s Art Library collection began as a practical solution to the lack of visibility for women artists in the late 1970s. This call encourages submissions that explore these themes drawing on the WAL collection.
The output will include presenting the research in Feminist Review notably the FR Blog liaising with the Feminist Review Editorial Board, presentation events at the Showroom and 198 Gallery, and the production of a free publication funded by WAL/FR up to £200.
Please send a proposal (1 side of A4) + CV + documentation and/or relevant links to past work that supports your proposal.
16 April 2018
Anytime between May-September 2018
Between November-December (TBC) in partnership with the Showroom and the 198 Gallery.
To view the collection please contact Althea Greenan or ring her on 0207 717 2295.
Please email or send proposals to Althea Greenan
Email: a.greenan (@gold.ac.uk)
Address: Special Collections and Archives Curator, The Women’s Art Library, Special Collections and Archives, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, SE14 6NW
Christine Risley Prize 2013
With great pleasure, we announce that this year's Christine Risley Prize has been awarded to Hefin Jones for 'The Welsh Space Campaign' which featured in this year's Goldsmiths BA Design degree show. The work will be exhibited in the Constance Howard Gallery in the autumn.
Library bag competition 2013
GRO postgraduate poster competition 2012
The 2012 prize was awarded jointly Miti Desai, Design masters student for 'Design Lens' and Tim Hickman, PhD Sociology for 'Cyberbullying'.
Women's Art Library bursary 2013
Open call. See the Women's Art Library
Living with Make: Art in the Archive
A bursary of £1,000 is awarded jointly, bi-annually, by the Women's Art Library/Make and Feminist Review to support research in the Women's Art Library collection and archive.
Christine Risley Purchase Prize
A prize for outstanding art textile work by a graduating artist is made annually by Goldsmiths Textile Collection and Constance Howard Gallery, funded by the generous bequest of Christine Risley and many valued donors.
More about the Christine Risley Purchase Prize