The 2018 David and Yuko Juda Art Foundation Award of £ 50,000 was given to Kathy Prendergast. A special runner up price of £ 10,000 went to Imogen Stidworthy.

The first award was presented on 7 September 2018. The curator for the 2018 award was Richard Grayson and the nominated artists were Sonia Boyce, Adam Chodzko, Benedict Drew, Graham Gussin, Joanna Kirk, Aleksandra Mir, Kathy Prendergast and Imogen Stidworthy. The panel of judges was made up of the charity’s five trustees: David and Yuko Juda, Paul Calkin, Rupert Faulkner and Nina Fellmann; and three expert judges: Andrea Rose, former Director of Visual Arts at the British Council; Andrew Wilson, Senior Curator at Tate Britain; Reinhard Spieler, Director of the Sprengel Museum, Hanover.