Dorcas Casey has been selected from 1,973 artists from across Europe and the UK to have their work shown in the 2016 Columbia Threadneedle Prize: Figurative Art Today. Now in its eighth edition, The Columbia Threadneedle Prize is Europe’s leading open competition for figurative and representational art and,at £20,000, one of the most valuable art prizes in the United Kingdom. The winner will also be awarded their own solo exhibition in the Threadneedle Space at Mall Galleries (valued at £10,000). The 2016 winner will be announced on 2 February 2016. Visitors to the London exhibition will also decide the Visitors’Choice Award, worth an additional £10,000. A selection of the works from the London exhibition will also be taken to Italy for a further one-month exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi, Florence in June 2016.