The winner of First Plinth: Public Art Award 2021 is Polly Morgan and her winning work will be unveiled on 27 February 2023. Alongside Morgan's sculpture OPEN! CHANNEL! FLOW! on the terrace, inside we will show False Flags an exhibition of new works by Morgan and by artist Leena Similu.
About the prize
This biennial award is open to any artist working in three dimensions, providing a unique and rare opportunity for the winner to build a track record in the competitive arena of public art.
The fabrication of the winning work is supported by the award, with the winner receiving mentoring from a team of experienced professionals – engineers, consultants and artists – to ensure the concept is delivered to the exacting standards required of work to be installed in public spaces.
This award is generously supported by the Mirisch & Lebenheim Charitable Foundation
Submissions for the 2021/22 award are now closed.