Art For Change Prize

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Art For Change Prize

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Art For Change Prize: M&C Saatchi Group London’s iconic Saatchi Gallery have launched Art For Change Prize, a new international art initiative to drive meaningful change for emerging artists worldwide.

Short description

M&C Saatchi Group & London’s iconic Saatchi Gallery have launched Art For Change Prize, a new international art initiative to drive meaningful change for emerging artists worldwide.

As part of a shared mission in making art, culture, and creativity accessible to everyone, this free-to-enter prize is a celebration of emerging artistic talent. It will highlight and stimulate dialogue around visual arts as a medium for positive global and social change and give exposure to emerging artists worldwide.

This year’s prize invites emerging artists from around the world to creatively respond to the theme of ‘Equality’.

Accepted media includes painting, drawing, illustration, photography, collage, 2D mixed-media, video or film. Submitted works must creatively respond to the theme ‘Equality’ and have been executed since 1 January 2020. Works must be stable and capable of being shipped and installed on a walled surface.

One application per artist is permitted with a maximum of five artworks accepted.

Six winners will be decided by some of the best business and creative minds from M&C Saatchi Group globally and eminent guest judges. One overall winner will then be chosen by a grand jury led by Saatchi Gallery.

Who may enter?

Open to emerging artists aged 18 or over based in the following regions: UK, Europe, Americas, Asia, Australia, and Africa.

Prize:

A total prize fund of 20,000 GBP (approx. 24,325 USD) will be split between six regional winners, five to receive 2,000 GBP each and one overall winner to receive 10,000 GBP. All artists will exhibit their winning works in a dedicated exhibition at Saatchi Gallery, a recognized authority in contemporary art, where the overall winner will be announced. A total prize fund of £20,000 will be split between six regional winners, five to receive £2,000 each and one overall winner to receive £10,000. All artists will exhibit their winning works in a dedicated exhibition at Saatchi Gallery in London, a recognized authority in contemporary art, where the overall winner will be announced on Wednesday 7 December 2022. A total prize fund of £20,000 will be split between six regional winners, five to receive £2,000 each and one overall winner to receive £10,000. All artists will exhibit their winning works in a dedicated exhibition at Saatchi Gallery, a recognised authority in contemporary art, where the overall winner will be announced. A winner from each location will be decided by some of the best business and creative minds from M&C Saatchi Group globally and eminent guest judges.

Entry fees

There is no entry fee to participate!

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