I’m excited to participate in the UK’s biggest annual exhibition of emerging contemporary art, ‘FBA Futures’ (January 8-19, 2019)
See full press release via Mall Galleries below:
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Mall Galleries is delighted to present the seventh edition of FBA Futures, the annual exhibition showcasing the best in new contemporary figurative painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking by the outstanding art graduates of 2018.
FBA Futures is the UK’s biggest annual survey of emerging contemporary figurative art, mapping new practices and ideas of representation and draughtsmanship. In 2019, forty-one artists and over eighty works will be presented in the largest exhibition of FBA Futures since it began in 2012.
The artists’ work explores a variety of subjects and the intersections between them, including the built environment; nature and the rural; the politics of migration, displacement and diaspora; globalization, commercialisation, identity and alienation.
During FBA Futures, several awards will be made including the Be Smart About Art Award, Hottinger Prize for Excellence, and Great Art Visitors’ Choice Award.
FBA Futures is sponsored by Minerva.
NOTES TO EDITORS
FBA Futures, 8 to 19 January 2019. Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1.
Open daily 10am to 5pm
Minerva has sponsored FBA Futures since 2014. Founded in 2013, Minerva offer executive search and leadership services, working with clients to develop outstanding teams, cultures and structures. Minerva work across a broad range of sectors including global development, culture, publishing, education and third sector. Their clients are located all over the world, and their pool of candidates is global. They have developed a reputation for their commitment to diversity, and for delivering high-quality work. They are informal yet professional and a dedication to honesty and integrity drives everything they do.
Mall Galleries hosts a diverse programme of exhibitions and events by both well-known and emerging artists, and is operated by the Federation of British Artists (FBA), a major visual arts charity established in 1961. With over 600 practicing artist members, the FBA comprises nine of the UK’s leading art societies including The Pastel Society, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, New English Art Club, Royal Society of British Artists, Hesketh Hubbard Art Society, Royal Society of Marine Artists, Society of Wildlife Artists and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters. Each holds their annual exhibition at Mall Galleries.
The FBA receives no on-going public funding and is entirely reliant for its income on sponsorship, subscriptions from Friends and Patrons, and exhibitions and events.