The Hopper Prize is an bi-annual call for artists, established to increase recognition of the work of visual artists, recently has opened for entries for 2020 inviting any artist to take a part with no restrictions on media.
The Hopper Prize to advance the careers of visual artists by providing unrestricted financial support in the form of individual artist grants and also to create new relationships between artists, curators, writers, and collectors in addition to providing unrestricted cash awards to artists. Their primary objective is to make it possible for artists to fully realize their creative expression while reaching new curatorial audiences, collectors, writers, and advisors. The Prize accepts entries in all media:
JPG files should not exceed 1920 pixels on their longest dimension. Individual image files should not exceed 1 megabyte. If you are submitting video art or documentation of performance art, upload a single frame JPG as a cover image, then use the indicated field in the submission form to enter a URL to a video hosting service such as Youtube or Vimeo, or your own website.
The Hopper Prize Fall 2020 grant winners will be selected by Karen Patterson (Curator at Fabric Workshop and Museum) and Lauren R. O’Connell (Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art). Up to 30 artists will be selected. Winners will be chosen based on the quality of their work.
Entry fee is 40 USD.
This art competition is worldwide to all artists age 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media. You can apply as a team or collaborative project. Artists collectives are also encouraged to participate.
Beneficts for the winners:
• 5 artists will receive 1,000 USD each in unrestricted grant awards
• 30 artists will have their work archived at hopperprize.org
• Early applications will be considered for Instagram artist features @hopperprize