Jane Phillips Award Graduate Showcase 2020, Call for Applications Image


Each year, the Jane Phillips Award showcases a curated selection of graduate work from Wales and beyond. It has taken many forms - and this year is no different. 

It’s a challenging time for graduates and we take our hats off to you – be proud of what you have achieved and let us celebrate your talent!

We invite applications from 2020 graduates - from jewellery, ceramics, textiles, print, mixed media, glass; any craft related disciplines.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to show an example of their work within Mission Gallery’s curated retail space. Work will also feature in a showreel at Mission Gallery, a downloadable brochure, online on both the Jane Phillips Award website and Mission Gallery’s website and social media. 

Application Deadline: 5pm, Friday 14 August 2020

Showcase dates: 30 September - 31 October 2020



To Apply:


Please send a short statement about you and your work (no more than 250 words), up to 8 high-res jpegs (with an item list including title, description, materials and measurements) and an up-to-date CV to janephillipsaward@missiongallery.co.uk.

Please include your contact details, university name and course.

All applicants will be notified whether successful by Friday 28 August 2020.



Additional Information:

There is no fee to apply and up to 6 graduates will be selected. Each successful applicant will be asked to create a short video piece to introduce themselves, their work and making processes (no more than 5 minutes).

£50 will also be awarded to each successful candidate to help with related costs.

Successful candidates' work will need to arrive at Mission Gallery from 15 - 18 September 2020.



About the Award


The Jane Phillips Award is a memorial to Jane Phillips (1957-2011) Mission Gallery’s first Director.

Launched at Mission Gallery in 2011, the award is intended as a legacy to Jane’s passion for mentoring and nurturing talent, consistently supporting emerging and early career artists across the Visual and Applied Arts in Wales and beyond.



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