Milton Keynes artist shortlisted for national award

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City artist Elisha Enfield has been shortlisted for the Griffin Art Prize 2014 - awarded to the UK’s best emerging artist.

The Milton Keynes artist, who the Citgizen revealed had been longlisted for the award last month, is now down to the final 10 candidates.

Elisha Enfield - Griffin Art Prize 2014

Elisha Enfield - Griffin Art Prize 2014

If she wins she will be awarded the one-off opportunity to take up a six-month residency in a large well-lit studio above West London’s Griffin Gallery in 2015.

She will also have access to the Innovation & Development laboratory of leading global art brands Winsor & Newton, Liquitex and Conté à Paris where the latest art products are developed, a truly unique offering.

The prize includes the opportunity to exhibit new work in a solo show in September 2015 which is accompanied by a catalogue.

Judges by Alastair Smart, arts editor and chief art critic at The Sunday Telegraph, Jenny Lindén, owner and chairman of Lindéngruppen, Jenni Lomax OBE, director of Camden Arts Centre, and international artists Gordon Cheung and Anj Smith.

The winner will be announced on November 18.