Awards for Artists 2016 Brochure
Paul Hamlyn Foundation launched Awards for Artists to provide individuals with financial assistance at a timely moment in their careers.This unique scheme has now been running for 22 years and has benefited more than 140 artists
with funding of over £5.5m.
Originally supporting a range of art forms, the current scheme focuses on visual artists and composers. Five awards are made to visual artists and three to composers each year.
The Awards reflect the Foundation’s strong belief in the value of artists to society. The scheme aims to give artists the freedom to develop their creative ideas and to grow both personally and professionally.