ARTiculation Prize


ARTiculation takes place in 10 regions in England. Each region holds a Regional Final and supporting outreach workshops in partnership with museums, galleries and universities.

The ARTiculation Conference and Grand Final take place at Clare College, Cambridge.  All schools are invited to attend the ARTiculation Conference and Final regardless of candidate selection. The Conference is designed to engage students in looking at and talking about art and architecture, as well as offering an insight into university life. The day includes:

  • Grand Finalist Presentations & Grand Prizes
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Tours of the university art collections given by University of Cambridge undergraduates
  • University Fair
  • Taster University Lectures
  • Q & A with the Tutors for Admissions and Access 
  • ARTiculation Alumni Awards

The 2019 ARTiculation Conference and Grand Final will take place on Friday 1 March 2019 at Clare College, Cambridge.



ARTiculation Prize 2019 Heats & Regional Finals


The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birminghambarber

Wednesday 16 January, 2019, 2.00 – 4.30pm

Adjudicator: Charlotte Higgins, Writer and Journalist 

Contact: Jen Ridding, Learning and Engagement Manager

E:, T: 0121 414 7335


BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, GatesheadBaltic

Tuesday 22 January 2019, 2.00 – 4.30pm

Adjudicator: George Vasey, Curator and Writer 

Contact: Leanne Aldridge

E: T: 0191 440 4929


The Whitworth, ManchesterNathan Coley_Gathering of Strangers_the Whitworth_2015_Parkside

Wednesday 23 January 2019, 2.00 – 4.30pm

Adjudicator: Samantha Lackey, Head of Collections and Exhibitions and Senior Curator, the Whitworth

Contact: Denise Bowler, Secondary and Post 16 Co-ordinator

E: T: 0161 275 7453 


Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, NorwichSainsbury Centre

Tuesday 29 January 2019, 4.00 – 6.30pm

Adjudicator: John Bloomfield, Curator, Wysing Arts Centre

Contact: Nell Croose-Myhill, Education Officer

E: T: 01603 593726


The Folkestone Quarterhouse, FolkestoneQuarterhouse

Thursday 31 January, 2019, 2.00 – 4.30pm

Adjudicator: Stewart Drew, Director and CEO, De La Warr Pavillion

Contact: Tania McCormack, Learning Officer

E:  T: 01303 769241


Plymouth College of Art, PlymouthPlymouth college of art

Tuesday 5 February, 2019, 1 – 3:30pm

Adjudicator: Jamie Fobert, Architect

Contact: Associate Dean, Pre Degree,

E:  T: 01752 203434


Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology, OxfordAshmolean

Thursday 7 February 2019, 2.00 – 4.30pm

Adjudicator: Prof Alexandra Harris FRSL, Writer and Critic, Professor of English at the University of Birmingham

Contact: Clare Cory, Education Officer: Secondary and Young People

E: T: 01865 288075


New Art Centre, SalisburyIMG_9663

Tuesday 12 February 2019, 2.00 – 5.00pm

Adjudicator: Olivia Warham, Director, Waging Peace

Contact: Julieann Worrall Hood, Head of Education

E: T: 01980 862802


The National Gallery, LondonNational Gallery

Friday 15 February, 2019, 1.30 – 4.30pm

Adjudicator: Tonya Nelson, Director of Museums and Cultural Programmes, University College London

Contact: Caroline Smith, Programmer for Schools and Teachers

E: T: 020 7 747 5890


Spike Island, Bristol

Monday 25 February, 2019, 2.00 – 5pm

Adjudicator: Robert Leckie, Director, Spike Island

Contact: Georgia Hall, Assistant Curator

E: T: 0117 929 2266


London Regional Heats


Whitechapel GalleryWhitechapel Gallery

Wednesday 9 January 2019, 3.00 – 6.00pm

Adjudicator: Kate Church, Series Producer/Director HENI Talks

Contact: Kirsty Lowry, Curator: Schools and Teachers

E: T: 020 7539 3357


The Courtauld Institute of ArtCourtauld-exterior

Thursday 10 January 2019, 2.30 – 5.00pm

Adjudicator: Dr Sussan Babaie, Andrew W Mellon Reader in the Arts of Iran and Islam,                                 The Courtauld Institute of Art 

Contact: Helen Higgins, Oak Foundation Young People’s Co-ordinator

E:, T: 020 7848 1058


The Royal Academy of Arts, LondonRoyal Academy of Arts

Tuesday 15 January 2019, 11.00am – 1.30pm

Adjudicator: Christopher Le Brun PRA, President of the Royal Academy and Artist

Contact: Beth Schneider, Head of Learning

E:, T: 0207 300 5731


The Royal Academy of Arts, LondonRoyal Academy of Arts

Tuesday 15 January 2019, 2.30 – 5pm

Adjudicator: Rebecca Salter RA, Keeper of the Royal Academy and Artist

Contact: Beth Schneider, Head of Learning

E:, T: 0207 300 5731


The Lightbox

Friday 8 February 2019, 2 – 4:30pmthe-lightbox

Adjudicator: Marilyn Scott, Director, The Lightbox