ARTiculation Prize 2020

The ARTiculation Prize takes place in 8 regions in England. Each region holds a Regional Final and supporting outreach workshops, called Discovery Days, 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 & Grand Final regardless of candidate selection. The Conference is designed to engage students in looking and talking about visual culture, 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

ARTiculation Prize 2020 Heats & Regional Finals

The 2020 ARTiculation Conference & Grand Final will take place on Friday 13 March 2020 at Clare College, Cambridge.


South East ¦ Folkestone ¦ The Folkestone Quarterhouse

Mon 20 Jan,  2 – 5pm

Adjudicator: Andrea Schlieker, Director of Exhibitions & Displays, Tate Britain

North West ¦ Manchester ¦ The Whitworth

Wed 22 Jan, 2 – 4.30pm

Adjudicators: Roger Harding, Chief Executive, RECLAIM; and Dr Niccola Shearman, Lecturer in History of Art, University of Manchester

West Midlands ¦ Birmingham ¦ The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Wed 29 Jan, 2 – 4.30pm

Adjudicator: Sarah Gregory, Head of Creative Careers, Creative Industries Federation

North East ¦ Gateshead ¦ BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art 

Thurs 30 Jan, 2 – 4.30pm

Adjudicator: Dr Mark Sealy MBE, Director, Autograph ABP

East of England ¦ Norwich ¦ Sainsbury Centre for the Arts

Wed 5 Feb, 4 – 6.30pm

Adjudicator: Jonathan P Watts, art critic and editor

London ¦ The National Gallery

Fri 28 Feb, 1.30 – 4.30pm

Adjudicator: Dr James Fox, Art Historian & broadcaster

South West ¦ Falmouth ¦ The National Maritime Museum

Weds 4 March, 2 – 4pm

Adjudicator: Teresa Gleadowe, curator, writer and editor, Director of CAST

Southern England ¦ Oxford ¦ Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology

Mon 9 March, 2 – 4.30pm

Adjudicator: TBC

LONDON HEATS: Two speakers from each heat will be selected to go through to the London Final at the National Gallery

London ¦ Whitechapel Gallery ¦ Thurs 9 Jan, 3 – 6pm

Adjudicator: Sofia Victorino  Daskalopoulos Director of Education and Public Programmes, Whitechapel Gallery

London ¦ The Royal Academy of Arts ¦ Mon 13 Jan, 2 – 5pm

Adjudicator: Eliza Bonham Carter, Curator & Head Royal Academy Schools

London ¦ The Courtauld Institute of Art ¦ Tues 14 Jan, 2.30 – 5pm

Adjudicator: Dr Emily Mann, Early Career Lecturer in Early Modern Art

London ¦ V&A Museum ¦ Thurs 16 Jan, 2 – 5pm

Adjudicator: Jamie Fobert, architect

Woking ¦ The Lightbox ¦ Wed 12 Feb, 2 – 5pm

Adjudicator: Jennifer Scott, Director, Dulwich Picture Gallery

SOUTHERN REGIONAL HEATS: Three speakers from each heat will be selected to go through to the Southern England Regional Final at the Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology. Note: there will be a morning and afternoon heat at the New Art Centre. 

Salisbury ¦ New Art Centre ¦ Mon 10 Feb, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Adjudicator: Prof Anita Taylor, Dean, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee

Salisbury ¦ New Art Centre ¦ Mon 10 Feb, 2-5pm

Adjudicator: Susanna Denniston, Chair of Trustees, Salisbury Museum

Milton Keynes ¦ MK Gallery ¦ Wed 26 Feb, 2 – 5pm

Adjudicator: Anthony Spira, Director, MK Gallery

A full list of ARTiculation 2020 adjudicators with biographies can be seen at ARTiculation Prize 2020 adjudicators.

Apply here for the ARTiculation Prize 2020. Application deadline: Friday 18 October 2019.

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