Meet The Judges.
We have assembled a superb cross section of independent judges for this year's competition.
The judges have been instructed to provide a balanced selection process to give all artists the opportunity to showcase their art directly to these influential, national and city gallery owners.
For London Art 2020 we welcome guest judge John Doubleday to cast a keen eye on the sculpture entries.
Jessica Johns Manager of Castle Fine Art. As the UK's leading art retailer, we are committed to our motto, 'Your world, our art'. In our journey to make art accessible for all, we have worked alongside our collectors, staff and local communities to discover the new generation of artistic talent.
Located in the lanes of Mayfair, our new South Molton Street gallery offers an eclectic mix of contemporary art that reflects the luxury urban environment of the surrounding area. With a beautiful sweeping staircase, specially-designed bar and spacious layout, our gallery is a welcoming environment where you can relax and enjoy the very best the art world has to offer.
Ros Cleevely is the owner of Byard Art, an independent contemporary art gallery that has been located in the centre of historic Cambridge for over 15 years.
The display space spread over 2 floors, has a constantly changing exhibition programme as well as permanently displaying collections of original paintings, sculpture, prints and craftwork by gallery artists. Visitors are welcomed by friendly knowledgeable staff happy to chat about the artwork. Additionally, Byard participates in art fairs in the UK and worldwide.
Elena Chimonas Owner of Camden Image Gallery, an independent, award-winning gallery in Camden displaying a range of artworks in all genres. The gallery, which opened in 2013, is available to hire to curators & artists from the UK and around the world, and welcoming artists at all stages in their career. There are three rooms located over two floors allowing for a variety of artwork to be displayed. The gallery is situated in the vibrant heart of Camden, easily accessible by all and is part of the area’s diverse, cultural landscape.
John Doubleday is known for his public bronze sculpture in many countries. He is, however, a practitioner in a number of media. Much of his non-commission work consists of palimpsests of overlain images concerned with the resonance of memory informing perception. His recent work includes work in silver and reinterpretations in bronze of still-life images produced over a 50 year period.