The next Pub Conversations is on Thursday 17th January at the Lamp Tavern in Digbeth. Guest speakers are Douglas Wright and Justin Combes.
A Royal College of Art graduate, Douglas White has won the Deutsche Bank Pyramid Award, and a Mann Drawing Prize. He was also shortlisted for the Jerwood Sculpture Prize and the Jerwood Drawing Prize. He has also won the Cockburn Art Prize (1999), the Southsquare Art Scholarship (1996) and the Margaret Pollock Scholarship (2004). His work was selected for the New Contemporaries exhibition in 2004 and 2006. His first solo show was held in October 2006 at Paradise Row, London.
Another Paradise Row solo show artist, Justin Coombes is a Goldsmithâ€™s graduate, specialising in photography. He was short-listed for the Paul Hamlyn Award 2007 and the Vordemberge-Gildewart Prize 2006 and won the BOC Emerging Artist Award in 2005. He also has work in the British Government Art Collection.