Joanna Kirk has been nominated for the first annual David and Yuko Juda Art Foundation Award. The David and Juko Juda Art Foundation is a charitable foundation, granting an annual award to one artist. 

The judges are five unnamed members of the David and Yuko Juda Foundation and three external judges. These three external judges are Andrea Rose, Andrew Wilson and Reinhard Spieler.

The 8 artists nominates for the award were selected by Richard Grayson and include;

Sonia Boyce, Adam Chodzko, Benedict Drew, Graham Gussin, Joanna Kirk, Aleksandra Mir, Kathy Prendergast and Imogen Stidwothy.