CURRENT COMPETITIONS AND EXHIBITIONS
Stories and Interviews
'Music has the power to transport. I wanted to picture someone alone yet surrounded by people. Someone completely in their own world'. Joanna Cohn
Figurative Art Now features work by members of the Federation of British Artists and artists new to the Mall Galleries. This online exhibition explores the breadth of representational painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking in the UK today. Online from 7 July to 20 September 202.
CONNECTING TO THE WORLD THROUGH ART WITH JOANNA COHN, WINNER OF THE NASDAQ ART PRIZE 2021
The Nasdaq Artist Initiative engaged creators around the world, asking artists to create submissions that represent Nasdaq and the future of technology and human advancement to introduce as permanent installations at Nasdaq headquarters in Times Square. We spoke with Joanna Cohn about her artwork, “Pangaea.”
Joanna is currently exhibiting two shortlisted photographed alongside photographers and videographers from across the globe who have submitted their work in the following categories: People, Place, Nature, Changing Forests, and A Climate of Change. A judging panel made up of experts from the fields of photography, film, geography and environment selected the final 55 photos and videos by 36 artists.
From urban orchards in Spain, striking aurora borealis in Norway and mangrove conservation in Sri Lanka, to eco-clothing pageants in the Philippines, deforestation of red cedars in Canada and more, the selected images and videos capture a sense of our world at a time when human influence is in sharp focus.
The Earth Photo exhibition will be available to see at the Royal Geographical Society, in London, from Monday 2 August to Wednesday 25 August.
A selection of the shortlisted photos will be shown in Forestry England forests: outdoors at Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire, from 28 June to 19 September 2021; Moors Valley, Dorset, from 4 October to 19 December 2021; and indoors at Grizedale, Cumbria, from 20 December 2021 to 24 April 2022. For further details, please visit Forestry England’s website