Huddersfield Art Gallery

Huddersfield Art Gallery / Events / Sat 06 Nov 2021 to Sat 08 Jan 2022 (2 months)

Contemporary British Painting Prize 2021

Contemporary British Painting Prize 2021

Huddersfield Art Gallery has hosted the Contemporary British Painting prize since its inception in 2016 and uniquely this major national prize always premieres in Huddersfield before travelling to London.

Contemporary British Painting is an artist-led organisation that explores and promotes current trends in British painting through group exhibitions, talks and publications. The aim of their annual prize is to promote the best of contemporary painting produced in the British Isles and this year’s prize exhibition will be the biggest yet. Over 1,000 artists applied and the exhibition will feature artworks by 15 shortlisted artists. The prize judges are Matthew Burrows MBE (painter and founder of the Artist Support Pledge), Julie Lomax (CEO of a-n Artists Information Company) and Grant Scanlan (Huddersfield Museums Manager).

Huddersfield Art Gallery: Unit 7 is located in the Piazza Shopping Centre opposite the entrance to the Huddersfield Library & Art Gallery building, it has level access. It is open Wednesday to Saturday from 11am to 4pm.

For more information visit

Event Location

Huddersfield Art Gallery: Unit 7

Piazza Centre
Princess Alexandra Walk

Telephone: 01484 221 964

Event Details


Visual Arts