Past Event: Free Range 2013 Emerging Art Award

by Cass Art

Cass Art, FAD and DegreeArt are pleased to announce the establishment of a new emerging art award in conjunction with Free Range, the UK’s largest graduate art, design & fashion show.

As an annual showcase of British-based art and design graduates, Free Range brings together a vast network of young graduates for a series of free exhibitions at The Old Truman Brewery on East London’s Brick Lane. Over a hundred courses and more than 3000 students exhibit their work across five disciplines: fashion & textiles; design; photography & media; contemporary & fine art; interior design & architecture.

Designed to support 10 young artists in the year following their graduation, the recipients of the award will be selected from the graduate work exhibited at Free Range’s Art weeks by a panel of industry experts: Mark Westall (founder and creative director of FAD), Elinor Olisa (Co-Founder of DegreeArt), James Bidwell, (CEO of Cass Art), Ryan Stanier (Director of The Other Art Fair) and Tamsin O’Hanlon (founder and creative director of Free Range).

The 10 winning artists will all receive:

A £100 bursary from Cass Art

Automatic entry into the Signature Art Prize

On-going editorial coverage and support from FAD

Representation and mentoring from DegreeArt, who specialise in identifying and mentoring talented graduates

The opportunity to exhibit their work at a DegreeArt show in 2014

Free Range Art & Design Show 2013 Art Week 1: 27 June – 1 July Art Week 2: 4 – 8 July

Opening times: Thursdays 6pm – 10pm / Fridays - Sundays 10am – 7pm / Mondays 10am – 4pm

Admission Free

The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane London, E1 6QL

Free Range is an Old Truman Brewery special project set up to provide new creative graduates with the opportunity to showcase their work on an international level.  The annual Free Range exhibitions present the work of thousands of art, design students.

FAD is a multi-media, on-line platform offering an eclectic mix of cool happening art stuff. They cover contemporary art news and all forms of creativity to do with urban life from video and performance art, photography, street art, design to anything at the cutting-edge of 21st century culture. was founded in 2003 and is one of the UK's first Online Art Galleries. Over the past 10 years, has established itself as the market leader in UK student and graduate art sales, hand picking and promoting the most promising artistic talent. offers clients the opportunity to invest in the artists of the future.

Top image: Alex Dodgson Leeds College of Art.

Bottom image: Fran Calvert Leeds College of Art

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