Parker scoops Hamlyn Award

Saxophonist Evan Parker has been named as one of the recipients of this year’s Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards For Artists. Five visual artists and three composers in all were presented with cheques for £15,000 each, the first of three annual payments totalling £45,000. The Awards support artists at critical moments in their careers, enabling them to focus on their work and develop creatively. The other winners were: Duncan Campbell, Marcus Coates, Simon Martin, Terry Smith and Alison Wilding, Emily Howard, and Janek Schaefer.