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Chelsea graduate Jon Baker shortlisted for Catlin Art Prize 2015

Jon Baker
Jon Baker
Courtesy of the Artist Jon Baker
Written by
Sarah McLean
Published date
18 March 2015

Chelsea College of Arts alumnus Jon Baker has been announced as one of the shortlisted artists in the running for this year’s prestigious Catlin Art Prize. Finalists are selected from The Catlin Guide 2015 for their “potential to make a significant mark on the art world in the next decade” and compete to win the main prize of £5,000.  The eight finalists will take part in the Catlin Art Prize 2015 exhibition at Londonewcastle Project Space from 8 – 30 May.

Jon Baker, Mothers Medal Blacked Installation shot, 2015.

The public also vote for one artist to win the  £2,000 Visitor Vote  £2,000, with nominations cast via a ballot box at the Londonewcastle Project Space.

Jon graduated from BA Fine Art at Chelsea in 2014 and has already been selected for Saatchi Sensations 2014, the Parasol Unit Exposure 14 Award and held a solo show at Photofusion. You can find out more about his time at Chelsea and his practice in an alumni interview with him on the UAL news blog.

The winner of the prize will be announced on 13 May

Find out more about the Catlin Art Prize 2015 on their website.

Read an interview with Chelsea alumni Sisters from Another Mister, also included in the Catlin Guide this year, on the UAL news blog.

Find out more about studying at Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts on our course page.