The Arts Foundation

25th Year Anniversary Awards

The Arts Foundation 25th Anniversary Awards took place on the 1st February, at a special event to mark this milestone in the Foundation’s history. From a shortlist of 25 creatives across the Arts spectrum, five artists were announced to receive each a £10,000 fellowship.

For this special year we asked all past recipients of the fellowships to nominate a creative talent who was at a crucial point in their development, where providing funds, recognition and encouragement would make a difference to their careers at this point in time.

2018 Shortlist & Winners click here

2018 Judges click here.

    • Alexander Baczynski-Jenkins

    • Twenty Fifth Anniversary Awards

    • London and Warsaw-based choreographer Alex Baczynski-Jenkins’ work occurs at the...
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    • Lydia Ourahmane

    • Twenty Fifth Anniversary Awards

    • Working between London and Oran, Algeria, Lydia Ourahmane’s work explores the internal...
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    • Alexander Zeldin

    • Twenty Fifth Anniversary Awards

    • Alexander Zeldin has always migrated away from the expected conventions of theatre, a...
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    • Jochen Holz

    • Twenty Fifth Anniversary Awards

    • Jochen Holz is a glass artist whose innovative employment of lampworking–a form of...
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    • Nathaniel Mann

    • Twenty Fifth Anniversary Awards

    • Nathaniel describes himself as ‘perpetually orbiting music and sound’. With an expansive...
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    • 25th Anniversary Celebrations

    • Past Fellows Come to Celebrate 25th Anniversary atConway Hall, London
    • Find an Artist

    • Need to find a particular artist? Got a commission? Searching for specific crafts people? Or just keen to check out 24 years worth of winners across all types of artforms.

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    • Fellow Spot

    • Find out how the artists used their fellowship and what they came out with...
      "The process of applying in many ways had the one of the most galvanising affects on me focusing on my musical aspiration; for the first time i had to construct the manifesto on why i want to be an artist....".

      Read more to find out how folk artist Sam Lee used the fellowship to develop his practice and help produce his highly-rated Mercury Prize nominated album.

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