The Red Mansion Art Prize 2018
The Winners of the Red Mansion Art Prize 2018 have been announced:
Ibrahim Cisse Royal College of Art Paula Morison Slade School of Fine Art Alistair Debling Ruskin School of Fine Art Rachel Cheung Goldsmiths College Joe Richardson Central Saint Martins Ant Hamlyn Chelsea College of Arts Debora Delmar Royal Academy Schools
The Red Mansion Art Prize was established to promote artistic exchange between China and the UK. Seven of the UK’s foremost art colleges take part in the annual competition: Royal Academy Schools, Royal College of Art, Chelsea College of Art, Central Saint Martins, Slade School of Fine Art, Goldsmiths and The Ruskin School of Art. Each college shortlists six students, from which The Red Mansion panel of judges selects seven winners, one winner from each college
The winners will travel to China this summer for one month where they will live and work alongside other artists. Flights, accommodation and living expenses are provided.
This year’s panel of Judges was composed of:
Lisa Panting Director at Hollybush Gardens Ceri Hand Director of Programme at Somerset House Andrew Renton Independent Curator and Lecturer at Goldsmiths Sonya Dyer Artist Nicolette Kwok Director of the Red Mansion Foundation.
Nicolette Kwok presenting the Red Mansion Art Prize to Joe Richardson from Central Saint Martins. Photograph by Belinda Lawley.
- In 2007 The Red Mansion Foundation established the first Red Mansion Art Prize from China to the UK. The Foundation selected two students from the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing to come to London for a one month residency.
The winners of the Chinese Red Mansion Art Prize 2007 were:
“If you’re not in China, you’re not playing the game”
Lester Thurow, Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology