Fergus Byrne

News from Exhibitors

Starting any new initiative is not without its challenges, but launching an Arts Award programme in the year of a major economic downturn presented obstacles that were often hard to negotiate. Having set up The Marshwood Arts Awards and gathered a group of selectors to look at submissions for the 2008 exhibition, we had hoped …

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Selectors Update for 2023

Fru Tholstrup and Don McCullin join selectors for the Marshwood Arts Awards and John Hubbard Prize 2023 Art consultant, curator, and co-founder of the Sequested Prize, Fru Tholstrup, along with iconic photographer Don McCullin are the first selectors to be announced for this year’s Marshwood Arts Awards and John Hubbard Prize.Known for her role in …

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Natural Response – Tania Kovats

Driven to explore our relationship with environment and landscape Tania Kovats has travelled the globe working on incredible sculptural installations. She talked to Fergus Byrne about her love of sculpture and a career that nearly didn’t happen. She is selecting sculpture for the 2019 Marshwood Arts Awards.   In an essay about the artist Tania …

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Layers of Life

Painter Dave White is to select the artists for the Painting & Drawing category of the 2019 Marshwood Arts Awards. He talked to Fergus Byrne about some of the opportunities that helped him to become a successful artist. It was only on the last day of his degree course at the Liverpool John Moores University …

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