Judges and nominators

We are grateful to the judges and nominators for the 2017 Awards

Visual Arts Judges

  • Jane Hamlyn (Chair)
  • Sonia Boyce, artist (2016 recipient)
  • Lizzie Carey-Thomas, Head of Programmes, Serpentine Gallery
  • Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director, National Portrait Gallery
  • Simon Morrissey, Director, Foreground Projects

Visual Arts Nominators

  • Kitty Anderson , Curator, Common Guild
  • Lucy Beech and Edward Thomasson , artists (2016 recipients)
  • Rob Bowman, Director of Programme, Arnolfini
  • Rosie Cooper, Head of Exhibitions, De La Warr Pavilion
  • Alfredo Cramerotti, Director, Mostyn Art Gallery
  • Tamsin Dillon, Curator, The King’s Cross Project (KCCLP)
  • Mary Griffiths, Senior Curator (Modern and Contemporary Art), Whitworth Art Gallery
  • Tina Keane, artist (2015 recipient)
  • Goshka Macuga, artist
  • Helen Marten, artist
  • Noor Afshan Mirza and Brad Butler, artists (2015 recipients)
  • Simon Parris, Head of Programme, South London Gallery
  • Eleanor Pinfield, Head of Art on the Underground
  • Eva Rothschild, artist
  • Lucy Skaer, artist (2016 recipient)

Composer Judges

  • Joanna MacGregor OBE (Chair)
  • Ivan Hewett, journalist and presenter
  • Adem Ilhan, composer (2015 recipient)
  • Steve Lodder, musician and composer
  • Guy Morley, Director, No-Nation

Composer Nominators

  • Jon Boden, composer, musician and Guest Curator, Cambridge Folk Festival
  • Oliver Coates, composer
  • Stewart Collins, Artistic Director, Henley & Petworth Festivals
  • Susanna Eastburn, Chief Executive, Sound and Music
  • Polly Eldridge, Director, Sound UK
  • Will Gregory, Musician and Record Producer
  • Nikki Iles, composer
  • Leafcutter John, composer
  • Nathaniel Mann, Dead Rat Orchestra
  • Graham McKenzie, Artistic Director, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
  • Clark Rundell, Head of Conducting and Director of Contemporary Music, Royal Northern College of Music
  • Howard Skempton, composer, pianist and accordionist
  • Peter Wareham, composer (2015 recipient)
  • Stevie Wishart, composer, improviser and performer on hurdy-gurdy and medieval violin