Alumni shortlisted for prestigious Graduate Art Prize

16 October 2017

Recent BA (Hons) Fine Art Graduate Laura Coyne is one of just 26 emerging artists selected for the Graduate Art Prize 2017.

The Graduate Art Prize was established in 2013 to introduce young artists directly to the corporate art market, helping them to launch their careers outside of the traditional gallery route.

Image: Laura Coyne 'Routines Series' 18x13cm Oil on Canvas

The prize is run by ARTIQ, with sponsorship and support from Herbert Smith Freehills, who also showcase the finalists work in their London offices. The overall winner receives a £1,000 cash prize and the opportunity to sign with ARTIQ.

The winner is selected by public vote and will be announced at on November 8th 2017 at an award ceremony held in London. To see all the finalists and cast your vote, click here.

This achievement comes after a number of recent successes for Laura; she was runner up at the Free Range Awards and shortlisted for the Aon Community Art Prize 2017.