The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation announced Oliver Beer as the winner of the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015. The Prize offers a unique opportunity for a British artist to gain exposure to Japan’s visual arts sector. Oliver, who was shortlisted for the prize alongside Julie Brook and Mikhail Karikis, is now invited to exhibit at the Aoyama | Meguro Gallery in Tokyo in Autumn 2015. In addition, he receives a participation fee of £5000 and a period of support and introduction to key individuals and organisations in the Japanese contemporary art world. Jason James, Director General of The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation comments: ‘We hope that, in awarding the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize, we will not only open new doors for British artists in Japan but create valuable partnerships and opportunities for the future.’ Oliver Beer was born in 1985 in the United Kingdom. He studied

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