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Exclusive Interview with the winner of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2018

Exclusive Interview with the winner of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2018

So there we have it, after being treated for so many weeks to beautiful paintings, wonderful landscapes and fascinating artists we have our winner! Read our article where we catch up with them and find out all about the experience of winning Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018, the £10,000 commision to paint a work marking the centenary of The First World War Armistice and £500 of materials from Cass Art.

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Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year, Exclusive Interview Final Three

Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year, Exclusive Interview Final Three

So here we are, after weeks of wonderful paintings, tight decisions and nail biting moments the three semi-finalist winners are on their way to the finals of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year. The judges location again saw the contestants contemplating man and nature, with the dauntingly detailed dockyard, where stones meet sea and cranes cross horizons. We caught up with the three finalists to delve into their experience of the semi final and talk to them about their work beyond the show. 

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Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year: Exclusive Heat Winners Interviews

Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year: Exclusive Heat Winners Interviews

This years Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the year has been as spectacular as ever, from windy beaches, glourious green fields to misty loches, the competition has now reached the semi-finals. Over the past weeks the judges have selected their favourite works and the contestants are one step closer to the £10,000 commission and £500 of art materials from us at Cass Art. We caught up with each of the heat winners to find out a bit more about their experience of the show, their work, and the materials they love to use.  

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OPEN WALLS - Open call exhibition, Cass Art Bristol

3rd October 2018 in Competitions by Cass Art
OPEN WALLS - Open call exhibition, Cass Art Bristol

Cass Art Bristol is calling for artists who create any form of two-dimensional, visual artwork to exhibit in our first ever public open exhibition at our Art Space. Here at Cass Art Bristol we have the pleasure of meeting art enthusiasts of all ages and abilities on a daily basis and we would like to open our walls and show work from some of our patrons and the local artists from Bristol and the surrounding areas in a truly unique art exhibition. We are inviting artists who work in any form of two-dimensional media and style, as we aim to display a wide variety of approaches to art.

Selected artists will be invited to exhibit in //OPENWALLS//, a group exhibition showcasing a variety of art, taking place at The Art Space, Cass Art Bristol, 43-45 Park Street, Bristol BS1 5NL from 10.12.2018 – 06.01.2019.

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Call for Entries: London College of Fashion #DRAWFASHION 2018

26th June 2018 in Competitions, Partnerships and Students by Cass Art
Call for Entries: London College of Fashion #DRAWFASHION 2018

#DRAWFASHION is back and we can't wait to see your entries! The competition is the brainchild of Rob Phillips – artist and Creative Director of the School of Fashion Design Technology in the London College of Fashion, and is now in its fourth year. #DRAWFASHION brings to light the most creative and outstanding work from students all over the UK and Cass Art are delighted to continue to sponsor the competition by providing three art material prizes worth £1000.

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Interview with Stella Kapezanou: Winner of the MiAL Bursary Award

13th June 2018 in Competitions, Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
Interview with Stella Kapezanou: Winner of the MiAL Bursary Award

We’re delighted to continue supporting Made in Arts London (MiAL), a professional development initiative organised by University of the Arts London, by awarding a £500 Cass Art Materials Bursary Award. We caught up with the winner of this years award, Stella Kapezanou to find out more about her stunning large scale paintings that captured our imagination. 

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Rosso: Going Solo - The Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize

12th June 2018 in Competitions and Interviews by Cass Art
Rosso: Going Solo - The Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize

This June we are excited to host Ecclestone Art Agency and The Holly Bush, Hampstead for their delivery of Rosso: Going Solo. This new solo exhibition in our Art Space in Islington is the culmination of Rosso’s achievements in the twelve months since winning The Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize. After receiving the prize in 2017 Rosso has continued to move onwards and upwards with her career at a rapid pace. In this past year she has had exhibitions at The Bloomsbury and the Mall Galleries, and is now on show at Zebra One Gallery in Hampstead. We caught up with Rosso to talk some more about her practice: 

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Interview with Zoe Wenban: Winner of The Cass Art Bursary at The Batsford Prize 2018

5th June 2018 in Competitions, Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
Interview with Zoe Wenban: Winner of The Cass Art Bursary at The Batsford Prize 2018

We're thrilled to continue supporting The Batsford Prize by awarding a £500 Cass Art Bursary to the talented Zoe Wenban she's graduating this summer from a BA in Textile Design from Falmouth University and her wonderful designs excited and inspired us. We caught up with Zoe to find out more about her work and plans for the future:

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Artist Interview: Elizabeth McCarten Young Artist Award Winner, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition

30th April 2018 in Competitions, Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
Artist Interview: Elizabeth McCarten Young Artist Award Winner, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition

Now in its 31st year, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is the largest and most prestigious prize for contemporary watercolour painting in the UK. Elizabeth McCarten is a painter and previous winner of the Young Artist Award as part of the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2017. We caught up with Elizabeth to find out more about her practice. The 2018 prize is now open for entries, find out more about the prize and how to enter.

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Call for Entries: Derwent Art Prize 2018

23rd April 2018 in Competitions and Materials by Cass Art
Call for Entries: Derwent Art Prize 2018

Derwent, internationally renowned fine art brand, are proud to announce that the fourth instalment of the Derwent Art Prize is now open for entries.

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