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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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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2018

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2018
The moment we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived! The eagerly awaited final for Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018 has just graced our screens and we are delighted to announce the winner! Last week we watched a nail-biting semi-final which saw three artists secure their places in the final for their final chance to win a £10,000 commission to paint Kim Cattrall, £500 of art materials from Cass Art, and of course, to be crowned ‘Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year’. We interviewed the winner to find out how things went in the finals and with the commission…
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WIN A PATRICK HERON INSPIRED PAINTING BREAK IN CORNWALL

9th March 2018 in Competitions and Partnerships by Cass Art
WIN A PATRICK HERON INSPIRED PAINTING BREAK IN CORNWALL

Our friends at Newlyn School of Art have launched a fantastic Patrick Heron themed prize draw to for one lucky winner to receive a place on their two-day Patrick Heron painting course, three nights stay at the Old Coastguard Hotel in Cornwall, two places at a talk by Mel Gooding - the leading authority on the artist, two tickets to the Private View of the Patrick Heron retrospective exhibition at Tate St Ives and a copy of the Phaidon Patrick Heron book. Read on for more information and how to enter…

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 8 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 8 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

It’s the Final Heat and things are really hotting-up on Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year as we head towards the semi-finals! This week nine more professional and amateur artists were tasked with creating a portrait in just four hours from a live, celebrity sitter, for their chance to win a £10,000 commission and £500 of art supplies from Cass Art. We interviewed the winner of Heat Eight, to find out how things went and talk about their work beyond the show…

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 7 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 7 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR
It’s already Heat Seven of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018! This week even more professional and amateur artists were tasked with creating a portrait in just four hours from a live, celebrity sitter, for their chance to win a £10,000 commission and £500 of art supplies from Cass Art. We interviewed the winner of Heat Seven to find out how things went and talk about their work beyond the show…
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