Exhibition of entries to the 2020 Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize


An exhibition at Drawing Projects UK in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, running from 1 to 31 October, presents shortlisted entries to the 25th annual edition of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize. The show will then go on a nationwide tour (to the Cooper Gallery, Dundee, from 13 November to 19 December 2020; Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, from 9 January to 22 January 2021 and TheGallery at Arts University Bournemouth, Spring 2021).

“To mark this special year”, explain the organisers, “the Working Drawing Award, which focuses on the role of working drawings in art, architecture, design and more, will have a dedicated selection panel and its own display within the exhibition.”


Top: Scrovegni Chapel Worksheet, Ben Johnson
Above: Wild Errol, Jack Green

The nine shortlisted Working Drawings are by eight makers from the fields of architecture, product design, decoration, painting, sculpture, and more: Jeanette Barnes, Myyen Dang, Rachel Duckhouse, Jack Green, Malcolm Franklin, Ben Johnson, Zihao Mei and Savvas Papasavva.

The Working Drawing Award 2020 will be selected by a jury comprising engineer Alan Baxter, Science Museum director Ian Blatchford, architect Piers Gough and Sophie McKinlay, Director of Programme at V&A Dundee. The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 will be selected by artist Ian McKeever, curator Sophia Yadong Hao, and Frances Morris, director of Tate Modern.

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