Northern Art Prize finalists announced

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THE long list for the 2013 Northern Art Prize has been announced with 21 artists in the running for the £16,500 first prize.

Artists from as far a field as Carlisle to Sheffield, Liverpool to Whitley Bay, made thecut for the Leeds-based award now in its 6th year.

A panel of five will select a winner to be announced in a new Spring slot next year at Leeds Art Gallery. The 21 are:

North West

Iain Andrews, Didsbury, Manchester

Samantha Donnelly, Manchester

Dave Griffiths, Manchester

Margaret Harrison, Carlisle

David Mackintosh, Salford

Rosalind Nashashibi, Liverpool

David Osbaldeston, Manchester

Magnus Quaife, Mossley

Emily Speed, Frodsham, Cheshire

North East

Peter J. Evans, Newcastle upon Tyne

Lothar Götz, Sunderland

Ben Jeans Houghton, Newcastle upon Tyne

James Hutchinson, Monkseaton, Whitley Bay

Sneha Solanki, Whitley Bay

Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan, Gorforth

Kraig Wilson, Saltburn by the sea

Yorkshire

Tim Etchells, Sheffield

Matthew Houlding, Todmorden

Kaye & West, Huddersfield

Paul Morrison, Sheffield

Sarah Staton, Sheffield

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