New Lights Art Prize 2013

Christopher Hall has been shortlisted for 2013 New Lights Art Prize. The final judging will take place on the 20th September at the Mercer Gallery in Harrogate with a touring exhibition to follow.

The biennial New Lights Prize is open to artists who were born or are living/have studied in the North of England between the ages of 23-35. The exhibition will open to the public from 21st September 2013 before moving on to the Biscuit Factory in Newcastle in January 2014.

There are five prizes on offer including the prestigious Valeria Sykes Prize, Sponsor’s Choice Award and the Swinton Foundation Prize. The judging panel for the 2013 art prize is:

Norman Ackroyd CBE,RA, Artist and Printmaker
Jane Sellars, Curator Mercer Art Gallery
Chris Wadsworth, Writer and Art Consultant

Open from Saturday 21st September – Sunday 17th November 2013
The Mercer Art Gallery
Swan Road

See the New Lights website for more information


The Awakening, Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
70cm x 120cm x 5cm