Jackson's Painting Prize 2023 Winner Announced
Jackson’s Painting Prize 2023

It is our great pleasure to announce that the winner of Jackson’s Painting Prize 2023 is New York based artist Melissa Ling. Her acrylic on canvas work, Out of Now was selected out of 11,225 entries and she has won the £6000 cash prize as well as £1000 worth of Jackson’s Art materials. We look forward to sharing more of Melissa’s work, inspirations and creative processes.


Jackson’s Painting Prize 2023 Winner

Melissa Ling



Out of Now, 2021
Melissa Ling
Acrylic on canvas, 91.44 x 60.96 cm | 36 x 24 in


Melissa’s Artist Statement

My paintings explore the concept of belonging and what is familiar or alien.


Melissa Ling in her studio


“I am thrilled to be awarded this year’s Jackson’s Painting Prize. Thank you to Jackson’s and the panel of judges for selecting my work for this honour. The prize will have a great impact towards my studio practice.”

Melissa Ling is an artist whose drawings and paintings has been exhibited in the United States and the Philippines. She received her BFA from Pratt Institute in 2010.

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Affordable Art Fair Hampstead: 10th – 14th May

Bankside Gallery: 24th – 30th July



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