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Art+Christianity Enquiry (ACE) invites entries for its 2011 Awards – Deadline July 22nd 2011


ACE Award for Art in a Religious Context

Given in association with the Michael Marks Charitable Trust – Prize-money: £3,000

Judging panel:  The Very Reverend Nicholas Frayling (Chair) – Dean of Chichester Cathedral + Others (tbc)


The ACE Mercers¹ International Book Award

For a book which makes an outstanding contribution to the dialogue between religious faith and the visual arts. Given in association with the Mercers’ Company – Prize-money: £3,000

Judging panel: Tim Marlow (Chair) Director of Exhibitions, White Cube Gallery; Alison Milbank, Associate Professor of Literature & Theology, University of Nottingham; Eamon Duffy Professor of the History of Christianity, University of Cambridge; Frances Spalding Professor of Art History, University of Newcastle; Ben Quash, Professor of Christianity & the Arts, King’s College London; Graham Howes (convenor)


The ACE/RIBA Award for Religious Architecture

In association with the Royal Institute of British Architects – Prize-money: £3,000

Judging panel: James Pallister (Chair) Senior Editor, The Architects’ Journal; Edwin Heathcote  Architecture and Design Critic, Financial Times; Dr Sharman Kadish Director, Jewish Heritage UK; Bishop David Stancliffe, author of the Lion Companion to Church Architecture



Deadline for entries is July 22nd 2011. All awards are open to all faith traditions. To further information and to download forms please visit:  http://www.acetrust.org/awards

Or request from: Art+Christianity Enquiry Awards, All Hallows on the Wall, 83 London Wall, London EC2M 5ND.  t/f 020 7374 0600  e. awards@acetrust.org

Image 1. The ACE Award for Art in a Religious Context (Given with kind support from the Michael Marks Charitable Trust). Winner 2010: Tracey Emin For You, Liverpool Cathedral.

Image 2. The ACE / RIBA Award for Religious Architecture (Given in association with the Royal Institute of British Architects)Winner 2010: Hudson Architects, The Salvation Army Chelmsford Corps Building, Chelmsford, Essex

About jeh

Jeremy Hunt is Director of the AAJ Press (Art & Architecture Journal / Press) – a writer and consultant on art and public space


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