The Jackson Tang Ceramic Award is designed to support a major acquisition of ceramic work for our Museum Members. Recent years have seen a significant increase of interest in ceramics and many artists have adopted the medium without formal training. Rather than limiting the Award to either artists whose primary material is ceramic, or those who employ the process and material occasionally (studio ceramics, or sculptural or conceptual practice), we open the scheme to both Fine Art and Craft scheme members. Each application is considered on its own merits.
Jackson Tang Award 2020/21
The Contemporary Art Society invites applications from its Museum Members for this year’s Jackson Tang Award. Deadline for applications is 17 July 2020, 17.00 and Museum Members are invited to apply with a proposal to acquire work they consider will have a significant impact on their collections.
Applications are assessed by the Contemporary Art Society Acquisitions Advisory Committee. The external members of the committee responsible for craft are:
Alison Britton, artist
Sarah Griffin, curator
Tanya Harrod, design historian
Previous recipients of the Jackson Tang Ceramics Award