Posts Tagged: HMP Grendon

Taking Everyone Else Into Account

Edmund Clark in conversation with Jonathan Watkins. Jonathan Watkins: It’s now more than one year since the Grendon residency started. How is it going? Edmund Clark: It’s going well. Looking back, it took quite a long time for me to get a sense of the place and how it worked. There are six prison wings,… Read more »

HMP Grendon at Koestler Awards 2015

12 artworks by prisoners from HMP Grendon have received the Koestler Trust annual arts awards or commendations. This includes 8 commendations, 1 first-time entrant award (£25 cash prize), 1 Bronze Award (£20 cash prize), 1 Silver Award (£40 cash prize) and 1 Sir Hugh Casson Gold Award (£60 cash prize) for a painted portrait Love and Life (pictured above). Congratulations to the… Read more »

Art at HMP Grendon 2015

Art at HMP Grendon was the first exhibition of the prisoners’ artwork supervised by Edmund Clark held at the conference centre of the prison. It was a unique opportunity for the inmates to present their work to a number of invited artists, curators, writers etc.    

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