The prestigious Northern Art Prize have announced their longlist for 2009 and includes Imogen Stidworthy who this year won our own Liverpool Art Prize.
There are 24 artists on this year’s longlist
Simon Blackmore, Suki Chan, Nick Crowe, Ian Rawlinson and Maeve Rendle represent Manchester. Jacqueline Passmore, Paul Rooney and Imogen Stidworthy represent Liverpool. Maxine Bristow draws on her family’s textile background in Bolton, the one choice from outside the big conurbations.