Laura Oldfield Ford: The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prizewinner 2007

9 September 2008 - 13 September 2008

Press Release

Miss Beston, for many years a Director of Marlborough Fine Art, much of her time dedicated to Francis Bacon, was generous in encouraging numerous artists. The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust was established in 2006 to support artists at the beginning of their careers.

The charity is collaborating with the Royal College of Art to award an annual prize to a postgraduate student on graduation. This comprises a studio for a year at SPACE, a cash prize towards materials, tutorial support generously provided by the Royal College of Art, and an exhibition at the end of the year.

The Trust is grateful to Catherine Lampert, Curator, and Pilar Ordovas, Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s, for selecting the winner. The first recipient of the prize awarded in 2007 is Laura Oldfield Ford and we are pleased to host an exhibition of the paintings and drawings she has produced.

 

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Press Release

 

Miss Beston, for many years a Director of Marlborough Fine Art, much of her time dedicated to Francis Bacon, was generous in encouraging numerous artists. The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust was established in 2006 to support artists at the beginning of their careers.

The charity is collaborating with the Royal College of Art to award an annual prize to a postgraduate student on graduation. This comprises a studio for a year at SPACE, a cash prize towards materials, tutorial support generously provided by the Royal College of Art, and an exhibition at the end of the year.

The Trust is grateful to Catherine Lampert, Curator, and Pilar Ordovas, Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s, for selecting the winner. The first recipient of the prize awarded in 2007 is Laura Oldfield Ford and we are pleased to host an exhibition of the paintings and drawings she has produced.

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