Congratulations to Liverpool artist Paul Rooney. He also has work in the Liverpool Tate and the Bluecoat at present.
Rooney was presented with the £16,500 prize by artist Georgina Starr, Artist and Northern Art Prize judge. The remaining artists received £1500 each. The exhibition of all the artists’ work continues at Leeds Art Gallery until 1 February.
The shortlist for the Northern Art Prize also includes Imogen Stidworthy who won our Liverpool Art Prize in 2008