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The Columbia Threadneedle Prize 2018

Le Confluence has been shortlisted for the Columbia Threadneedle Prize 2018.

The Columbia Threadneedle Prize is Europe’s leading open competition for figurative and representational art and, at £20,000 is one of the most valuable art prizes in the United Kingdom. The winner is also awarded their own solo exhibition in the Threadneedle Space at Mall Galleries (valued at £10,000).

The 2018 winner will be announced on 30 January 2018. Visitors to the London exhibition will also decide the Visitors’ Choice Award, worth an additional £10,000. Vote for Richard Baker for the Visitors’ Choice Award when you visit the exhibition at Mall Galleries between 31 January and 17 February 2018.

Richard Baker was one of 96 artists who had their work selected from over 2,000 entries viewed by the panel of selectors: Jennifer McRae, Portrait Artist Pippa Stockdale, Managing Director, Fine Art Society Helen Pheby, Senior Curator, Yorkshire Sculpture Park Lewis McNaught (Selection Panel Chair), Director of Mall Galleries.