aspex are involved in a number of initiatives and awards that provide valuable support and exposure for graduates of the creative arts in the city and beyond.
Platform Graduate Award
Devised through the CVAN South East network, this project has brought together the professional expertise of both the higher education and public gallery sectors for the benefit of young artists. In 2012, aspex, MK Gallery, Modern Art Oxford and Turner Contemporary exhibited work by selected graduates, 8 of whom will be selected for the second stage of the award. The final winner will receive £2500 and mentoring for one year.
aspex Graduate Award
This award is chosen at the University of Portsmouth CCi End Of Year Show – all creative arts degree courses are eligible for the prize. The winner will work with the aspex team to further their professional practice.