We are delighted, after much anticipation and deliberation, to announce the shortlist for the Young Masters Art Prize 2012.The 26 shortlisted artists come from all over the world and work across a wide variety of media.  Each artist has been chosen for their individual style, technical skill and potential.  We would like to thank the judges for all their hard work in compiling this dynamic and exciting list of artists.

Young Masters Art Prize Catalogue 2012

The artists are:

Kiril Ass + Anna Ratafieva – Christina Benz – Mia Brownell

Karina Chechik – Christopher Coppers – Lottie Davies

Naia del Castillo – Georgia Dodson – Nina Fowler

Karim Hamid – Debbie Han – Jane Hoodless

Beth Katleman – Charles Moxon – Jeffrey Muhs

Fabiano Parisi – Claire Partington – Wieland Payer

Ethan Pollock – Derrick Santini – Su-Ran Sichling

Christoph Steinmeyer – Adrian Sykes – Sandy Volz

Brad Woodfin – Masaki Yada

We think these artists represent an incredibly high standard and we look forward to working with them all.

We will be featuring the shortlisted artists in the coming weeks in the build-up to the exhibition at Sphinx Fine Art and at Gallery 27 Cork Street, so watch this space to find out more.