The Arts Foundation

The Arts Foundation supports emerging talent in the Arts. Whether exploring new avenues or consolidating existing work this £10,000 fellowship has proved crucial in the success of many award winners. Trustees include artist Antony Gormley, Director of Somerset House Jonathan Reekie, Choreographer Siobhan Davies and director Sir Richard Eyre read more >>>

Arts Foundation Awards 2015. The Winners are as follows:

    • Hollie McNish

    • Spoken Word

    • Hollie’s writing career started when she was 7 when she started writing a diary in poems...
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    • Angie Bual

    • Arts Producer

    • Angie Bual is the director of Trigger, a cross art form producing organization. Her...
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    • Sarat Babu

    • Materials Innovation supported by The Clothworkers' Foundation

    • Sarat’s work spans the disciplines of Art, Design, Craft, Technology, Science,...
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    • Yoav Segal

    • Video & Digital for Performance supported by the Lionel Bart Foundation

    • Yoav studied illustration at Bristol but then moved into film and animation working...
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    • Alex Hartley

    • Art in the Elements supported by Yoma Sasburg

    • For many years Alex's work has involved travelling to some of the world's wild places....
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    • Gregory Batsleer

    • Choral Conducting

    • Gregory Batsleer’s involvement with choral singing began at age the age of nine as a...
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    • The six categories for the £10,000 awards are;
      Jewellery Design, Materials Innovation, Literary Translation, Art in the Urban Space, Producers of Live Music and Children's Theatre. The last three are new art forms for the Foundation who will also be awarding £1,000 awards to the shortlisted applicants in each category.

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    • PRS for Music Foundation support Producers of Live Music Fellowship

    • We are delighted to announce that PRS for Music Foundation are supporting a new award aimed at independent producers working behind the scenes in live music. The award is part of a new three-year partnership between the Arts Foundation and PRS for Music Foundation which will support exceptional individuals with imaginative approaches to developing new music in the UK. The applicants, nominated by experts, can be working in or across any musical genre including Jazz, Opera, Folk, Pop, Electronica and beyond.

    • Find an Artist

    • Need to find a particular artist? Got a commission? Searching for specific crafts people? Or just keen to check out 21 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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