The John Ruskin Prize 2019: Agent of Change at Holden Gallery

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Duncan Cameron, The Seaweeds of Devil's Point. THE JOHN RUSKIN PRIZE 2019: Agent of Change at Holden Gallery, Manchester
Duncan Cameron, The Seaweeds of Devil's Point. Courtesy of Holden Gallery

THE JOHN RUSKIN PRIZE 2019: Agent of Change at The Holden Gallery, Manchester 12 July — 24 August 2019 Entrance is free

With an overwhelming response to this year’s theme, Agent of Change, 41 artists and designers, working across a broad range of disciplines, have been selected from over 1260 entries for The John Ruskin Prize 2019. The selection panel considered over 3,000 artworks. From the shortlisted entries, 3 winners will be announced and awarded their share of the £5,000 prize fund at the Private View and Prize Giving to be held at Holden Gallery on 11 July 2019. The shortlist exhibition will continue until 24 August.

THE JOHN RUSKIN PRIZE 2019: Agent of Change at The Holden Gallery, Manchester 12 July — 24 August 2019 Entrance is free

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