Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2019

Open for entries now…

To be considered by the judges for the £9,000 of prizes and solo exhibitions in London, you will need to submit the below form, then you will be automatically sent to the payment page. Please select the fee for the correct number of artworks you wish to be considered by the judging panel (£20 for the first artwork, then £10 per additional artwork, up to a maximum 5). You can via PayPal, via credit and debit cards or by bank transfer. You can pay in British Pounds, US Dollars and Euros too (if you wish to pay in any other currency, please contact us).

25 artists will be shortlisted and exhibited publicly at Ashurst’s new offices in London, in May to July 2019, while being considered for 4 of the prizes.
5 artists will be shortlisted and exhibited online in May to July 2019, while being considered for the New Media Art Award 2019
The winners will be selected and given solo exhibitions in August to December 2019, and the New Media Art Award winner will exhibit in October 2019, and awarded the prizes.

Early entries may benefit from being included in our regular newsletter, social media posts and advertising.
Enter by 25 November 2018, 11:59pm GMT/London Time, to have the option of receiving detailed written feedback on your submission, you can see more about this by clicking HERE.

Two new awards launched:
Photography Award & 
New Media Award.

The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2019 will be awarded to artists that show significant potential, interesting ideas, a relevant message and skillful execution. We understand that talented artists exist in many forms, so endeavour to appeal to emerging artists of all ages and career paths, whether student, graduate, full-time or part-time, and from any country.

Ashurst’s aim in sponsoring the Emerging Artist Prize and Emerging Artist Programme is to find, build and support the careers of talented international emerging artists and get their art seen by a wider audience.

The Prizes

The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize:
£3,000 cash prize award, and £500 Cass Art voucher
Exhibition of a collection of your artworks in the Ashurst Emerging Artists Gallery for Aug-Dec 2019

The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize Sculpture Award:
£1,500 cash prize award, and £250 Cass Art voucher
Exhibition of a collection of your artworks in the Ashurst London HQ for Aug-Dec 2019

The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize Choice Award:
£1,000 cash prize award, and £250 Cass Art voucher
Exhibition of a collection of your artworks in the Ashurst London HQ for Aug-Dec 2019

The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize Photography Award:
£1,500 worth of prizes consisting of £500 cash prize from Fujifilm, £1,000 of production services and a mentorship with Genesis Imaging
Exhibition of a collection of your photographs in the Ashurst London HQ for Aug-Dec 2019

The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize New Media Art Award:
£1,000 cash prize award
Exhibition of a collection of your artworks in the Rich Mix London Gallery for Oct 2019

Criteria for Artists & Artworks

Main Entry Details:
(1) There is no restriction on the artist regarding age, training or nationality. You may enter from any country, and can be based in any country.
(2) All types of art, except for performance, are accepted for this competition.
(3) The artist must not have exclusive representation, to enter this art competition.
(4) Artwork size must be less than 275cm x 275cm x 50cm for artworks to be hung on the wall, and less than 275cm x 275cm x 200cm for sculptures. If you are unsure, please contact us.
(5) If you are submitting a new media artwork then you need to submit a photo that represents it in some way, and you can share a WeTransfer link to download the multimedia, sound or video file in the artwork commentary section of the form. It should be less than 100Mb for judging purposes.
(5) Once you have completed the online entry form, you will be sent to the payment page to pay the entry fee. Please select the correct payment option and enter your name in the notes.
(6) Entry Fee is £20 for first artwork, then £10 per additional artwork, up to a maximum 5 artworks. You can pay in US Dollars and Euros too. If you wish to pay in any other currency, please contact us.
(7) To also be considered for the New Media Artist Prize, you must clearly specify details of your medium and submit a still image that represents the artwork, and can submit a WeTransfer link to download the sound or video file.
(8) Further details are in the Terms and Conditions page here.

New Media Award Entry Details
(1) If you are submitting a new media artwork then you need to submit a photo that represents it in some way, and you can share a WeTransfer link to download the multimedia, sound or video file in the artwork commentary section of the form. It should be less than 100Mb for judging purposes.
(2) Please outline what AV or display needs you would require and what you intend to supply yourself
(3) Submissions must be considerate of the size and orientation of the gallery space. We are restricted to 275cm x 275cm x 200cm sizes
(4) We are open to work that encompasses moving images, mobile apps, interactive installations, and sound art. If you are unsure of whether your work is eligible please contact us directly on info@artprize.co.uk

More: artprize.co.uk

 

Total Prize: £9,000