Prize-giving: FUAM Graduate Art Prize 2022

Hear the official announcement of the FUAM Graduate Art Prize 2022 winner and raise a glass to celebrate the achievements of all four finalists.

The winner of the People's Choice Award will also be revealed at this special evening event.

Celebrating its tenth year, the prize and exhibition, supported by the Friends of University Art & Music (FUAM), rewards the artistic excellence of students completing BA studies in Fine Art and Art and Design at the University of Leeds in 2022.

The 2022 finalists are:

  • Astrid Butt (BA Fine Art)
  • Suman Shams (BA Fine Art)
  • Liv Hedges  (BA Art and Design)
  • Sunny Wong  (BA Art and Design)

The judging panel comprises Professor Jeff Grabill (Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Student Education, University of Leeds), Marianna Tsionki (Curator, Leeds Arts University), Karen Watson (Artistic Director, East Street Arts).

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FUAM Graduate Art Prize exhibition

The FUAM Graduate Art Prize exhibition runs until 5 November in The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery at the University of Leeds.

Find out more about the exhibition and place your vote for your favourite artist to win the People’s Choice Award.


Left to right: Astrid Butt, Bird Diaries, 2022 (detail). © The artist; Sunny Wong, Bruh... It is what it is..., 2022 (detail). © The artist; Suman Shams, But What's in a name?, 2022 (detail). © The artist; Liv Hedges, The Misogynarmoire, 2022 (detail). © The artist.