10am to 5pm

6 January 2020 to 18 January 2020
Main Gallery, Threadneedle Space

Admission Free

FBA Futures is the UK’s largest annual survey of emerging contemporary figurative art, mapping new practices and ideas of representation and draughtsmanship.

The works on show explore a variety of subjects relevant to our times, from 21st century feminism to global identities, and celebrate the current resurgence of interest in representational painting that is taking place in art schools across the nation.

During FBA Futures, several awards will be made including The Minerva Prize, The Hottinger Prize, Be Smart About Art Award and GreatArt Visitors’ Choice Award.

FBA Futures is accompanied by a rich programme of events aimed at early-career and other practising artists, as well as those interested in collecting and supporting emerging art.

FBA Futures is sponsored by Minerva Executive Search

Prizes by:

Selected Works

Click on an image to enquire about purchasing a work from this exhibition

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Dead at the Bar

George Spencer Jackson
Ink on paper, 59 x 84 cm, £300
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Drinking with a Friend

George Spencer Jackson
Ink on paper, 59 x 84 cm, SOLD
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The Lonely One Percent

Kathryn Johnson
Oil on linen, 65 x 80 cm, £1,450
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The Rabbit and Her Blanket

Chloe Johnson
Acrylic paint on duvet cover, 185 x 220 x 30 cm, £2,500
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Cat and House

Yanu Jung
Oil on canvas, 8 x 8 cm, £500
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On the Way Home

Yanu Jung
Oil on canvas, 137 x 116 cm, £2,300
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Rock

Seungwon Jung
Digital Jacquard woven tapestry (digital photograph woven into fabric) (edition of 3, 3 available), 170 x 112 cm, £2,500
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Pop Belly number 3

Ewan Keenan
Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 25 cm, £800
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Evan Street

Claire Kidd
Oil on canvas (triptych), 90 x 170 cm, SOLD
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Texts from the Moon

Alice Linsell
Acrylic on 9mm plywood, 17 x 18 cm, SOLD
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Texts from the Moon

Alice Linsell
Acrylic, DAS airdry clay & twine on 9mm plywood, 28 x 18 x 18 cm, £300
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Lionel, The Motor and the Larkham Lads

Oliver Mulvihill
Distemper on canvas, 76 x 192 cm, £6,000
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The Rush for Rachel's Party

Oliver Mulvihill
Distemper on canvas, 82 x 92 cm, £6,000
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Doncaster 1

Josh Newsome
Oil on panel, 35 x 45 cm, SOLD
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Doncaster 2

Josh Newsome
Oil on panel, 35 x 45 cm, £425
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Glass Knife

Sara Anstis
Soft pastel on paper, 36 x 27 cm, SOLD
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Shining Necessity of the Wet & Drippy

Charlotte Osborne
Ink & oil on cartridge paper with patinated bronze, 71 x 58 cm, £1,200
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Sticky Vines & Angel Delight

Charlotte Osborne
Ink & oil on cartridge paper with patinated bronze, 72 x 58 cm, £1,200
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Votre Dame

Lena Brazin
Acrylic & oil on linen, 240 x 168 cm, £5,000
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IRON

Jason Broad
Charcoal, pastel & graphite on canvas, 202 x 173 cm, SOLD
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Silk Encampment

Susan Rocklin
Oil on linen, 140 x 170 cm, £3,000
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Cold in a Hot Room

Danny Romeril
Oil on board, 65 x 50 cm, £1,200
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Five Heads (four regular, one stock)

Danny Romeril
Oil & collage on canvas, 124 x 101 cm, £1,600
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Cling

Alexandra Searle
Glass, 50 x 35 x 35 cm, £3,000
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Lady of the Sea

Konstantinos Sklavenitis
Oil on linen, 214 x 150 cm, £4,300

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