Always worth a look – and this year one of its strongest fields ever, in our opinion – the Liverpool Art Prize has its viewing tonight.

The prize, set up by Art In Liverpool’s indefatigable Ian and Minako Jackson, is an annual celebration, exhibition and duke-out for fine artists based or born in the Liverpool City Region. Once again, the exhibition of shortlisted candidates takes place at Metal, the Edge Hill station.

Go take a look, and cast your vote for the People’s Prize too: sadly, there’s no AV option. Maybe next yeah, eh? We’d hate for one of the artists to get less than 50% of the mandate.

SevenStreets is all for making our artists work harder to win our votes, yeah?

Liverpool Art Prize Preview
Thursday 5 May 6.00-9.00pm.

Shortlisted Artists:
Brendan Lyons
Bernadette O’Toole
Richard Proffitt
Markus Soukup

The exhibition runs from 6 May – 11 June.
Awards Ceremony is on Wednesday 1 June, 6-8pm

Richard Proffitt. Photo c. McCoy Wynne

Metal at Edge Hill Station
Tunnel Road
L7 6ND

Open Tue – Fri 2 – 6pm Sat 12 – 4pm. Free.


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