Mother Art Prize 2020 Online Tour and Catalogue

Procreate Project is thrilled to present The Mother Art Prize 2020 Exhibition Catalogue, a new publication produced to complement the online tour of the group exhibition originally hosted at Cromwell Place, London, 5-30 October 2020

Online Tour: Group Exhibition Cromwell Place, London 5 – 30 Oct 2020

Video by Marco Benozzi – Music ‘No Fanfare’ by Drunk With Joy

Featuring artists that work across a range of media, the works were selected among 626 entries from 45 countries and judged by Niamh Coghlan (Director, Richard Saltoun Gallery), Pauline Desouza (Director, Diversity Art Forum), Elvira Dyangani Tse (Director, The Showroom), Eva Langret (Artistic Director, Frieze London), Claire Mander (theCoLAB Director and Curator) and Frances Morris (Director, Tate Modern). 

Finalist Artists:

Cassie Arnold 

Helen Benigson 

Violet Costello 

Emmeline de Mooij 

Christine De Vuono 

Sabba Elahi 

Michelle Hartney 

Madison Hendry  

Sadie Hennessy 

Shannon Lewis

Katherine Lovett 

Lauren Pisano 

Eileen Reynolds 

Louise Richardson 

Carly Schmitt 

Holly Stevenson 

Marta Stysiak 

Kim Walker 

Emma Wilson 

Coral Woodbury 

The Mother Art Prize 2020 Publication is available for pre-orders

Printed in an edition of 100

164 pages - 21 x 28 cm

20 artists - 9 essays


This new art publication contains additional specially commissioned essays:

Introduction: “Mother” is a Verb – Dr Helen Hester – Associate Professor of Media and Communications at the University of West London and author.

Screens and phones held more than babies – Helen Benigson – Mother Art Prize Winner 2020

Women’s bodies and transformation – Niamh Coghlan – Richard Saltoun Gallery Director

Reproduction, Technologies and Justice – Katherine Down and Heather McMullen – Senior Research Associate at the Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge –  Lecturer at the Centre for Global Public Health, Queen Mary University of London

Representation, Sexuality, Stereotype – Elizabeth Fullerton – Art critic, Art historian and author of Artrage

Artist-Mothers Un-Silenced – Claire Mander – theCoLAB Director and Curator

Maintenance is a drag; it takes all the fucking time – Hettie Judah – Art Critic and Writer

Between Trauma and Love – Dr Kate McMillan – artist, lecturer and current author of the Freelands Foundation Report ‘Representation of Female Artist’s in Britain during 2018 and 2019’

Conclusions: Flavia Frigery – National Portrait Gallery Curator

* All the works still available from the exhibition are for sale. Get in touch if you would like more information.