The John Ruskin Prize Recording Britain Now

Timothy Betjeman, David Borrington, Jessie Brennan, Julian Bovis, Sally Cutler, Nathan Ford, Stephanie Grainger, Anne Guest, Susie Hamilton, Peter Haugh, Michelle Heron, Michael Johnson, Oliver Jones, Tony Kenyon, Myles Linley, Graham Martin, Julia Midgley, Joe Munro, Dominic Negus, Laura Oldfield Ford, Cherry Pickles, Hilary Powell, Teresa Robertson, Robin Sukatorn, Emily Vanns, Nettie Wakefield, Emma Wilde, Georgia Wisbey, Duncan Wood, Tanya Wood

The New Art Gallery Walsall is delighted to be the first West Midlands venue to host the prestigious John Ruskin Prize. Now in its third year, this open exhibition invites artists, both emerging and established from across the UK, to respond to the theme, Recording Britain Now: Society.


From hundreds of entrants, thirty artists have been selected for the shortlist exhibitions, taking place at

The New Art Gallery Walsall, 26 February – 17 April 2016 and The Electrician’s Shop Gallery, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, 6 – 22 May 2016.



Thursday 25 February 2016,



Join us for the opening of our new exhibition.


Friends, family and colleagues welcome.