John Moores Painting Prize

Enzo Marra, 'Invigilator (John Virtue)'

Enzo Marra, ‘Invigilator (John Virtue)’

Join OCA tutor Donal Moloney at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool on the 27 August.

From George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ to a statue of an assassinated politician, the sources of inspiration behind the paintings in this year’s exhibition are varied and wide-ranging. Similarly diverse are the painting materials used by some of this year’s artists, from Plasticine on an altered book cover to acrylic on sheets of industrial aluminium foil.

A theme explored in a number of entries is the act of painting itself, with several works exploring the significance, challenges and value of this medium.

Donal is also one of the selected artists in the show and will be able to discuss his work with you.

To reserve your place please email enquiries@oca.ac.uk or alternatively to request a place on a study visit please click here and complete the form.

For study events that require a ticket, there is a non refundable fee of £10 to pay and your confirmation email will instruct you on how to do this.

Featured Image: Donal Moloney, Cave Floor.

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1 comment for “John Moores Painting Prize

  1. 23 October 2016 at 11:58 am

    I had to miss this study visit but have now been to see the exhibition. I’d like to know what other students thought of the works they saw – has anyone written the visit up for their blogs?

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