Cynthia Corbett Gallery announces a call for artists for the Young Masters Art Prize 2019, seeking artists who show originality, skill, and imagination in response to the art of the past.
Deadline: 31 May 2019
This renowned, innovative and high-profile Prize recognizes how contemporary artists embrace the art of the past. More recently, the Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize was developed to celebrate excellence in contemporary ceramics. Young Masters tours continuously throughout the year. It offers a wider audience the opportunity to engage with the debates between contemporary art and art history.
The Young Masters Art Prize 2019 panel will include critic Godfrey Barker, art historian Jean Wainwright and founder of the Bridgeman Art Library and Managing Director of the Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS), Lady Harriet Bridgeman, CBE.
The judging panel for the Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize comprises collector Preston Fitzgerald; ceramics patron Maylis Grand; Director of New Art Centre – Roche Court, Stephen Feeke; the Crafts Council’s Daniella Wells; and founder of Cultural Agenda, Davina Weir-Willats.
Young Masters Art Prize 2019 Artist Benefits
The exhibition of shortlisted artists will be held in London from 30 September to 5 October at La Galleria, Pall Mall. The winners will be announced at a prestigious presentation event on 1 October 2019.
Young Masters Art Prize 2019 Awards:
- Winner’s Prize of £1,500
- Two Highly Commended Awards of £500, courtesy the Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS)
Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Awards:
- Winner’s Prize of £1,000, generously sponsored by James and Maylis Grand
- Highly Commended Award of £500, generously sponsored by James and Maylis Grand
Emerging Woman Artist Award:
£1,000, generously sponsored by Dr Chris Blatchley, along with mentoring, career advice and inclusion in an upcoming Art Fair with Cynthia Corbett Gallery
People’s Choice Award:
£500, Sponsored by Brownhill Insurance
About Cynthia Corbett Gallery
The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, an international contemporary art gallery, represents emerging and newly established contemporary artists. It is a regular exhibitor at major international contemporary art fairs. The gallery has an annual exhibition programme in London and New York, as well as collaborations with galleries worldwide. The gallery works with a number of mid-career American, British, and European artists whose works have been published and acquired by international museums and institutions.
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Artrooms Fair announces a call for artists for Artrooms Fair London with an extended deadline. The Fair will run from the 11th to the 13th January 2019 at iconic Meliã White House Hotel, Albany St, London NW1 3UP near Regent’s Park in London. Artrooms is an international contemporary art fair offering free exhibition spaces to independent artists.
Deadline: 31 Jul 2018
Room/Video Art Application: Artists will exhibit in hotel rooms to be transformed into their own creative and intimate studios. It is a great opportunity to share your vision, meet collectors, curators, and to be scouted by galleries. Application fee is £20.
The Single Work Application: Artists submit one application for one work and, if selected, will not be required to attend the fair. It is a great opportunity for all artists who express their interest in Artrooms Fair but experience difficulties in covering transport and accommodation expenses on top of the shipment and/or getting a travel VISA. Application fee is £50.
Selected artists for Artrooms Fair London, chosen by a prestigious selection committee, will be announced in September 2018.
About Artrooms Fair
Artrooms Fair’s mission is to exhibit artworks in an intimate surrounding. It shortens the distance between artists, curators, and visitors away from the daunting walls of the white cube ideology of the gallery space. After four editions, the fair has become the largest event for independent artists in the UK. It is one of the most talked about in the UK art’s calendar, receiving approximately 1,700 applications and showcasing more than 1,000 art works. Artrooms Fair has been receiving applications from 65 countries worldwide. Artrooms’ most innovative concept is to reconnect artists and galleries. It turns the fair into a hunting ground for scouting international trends. Since the last edition, the fair has engaged galleries launching a new affiliation programme. Artrooms has became not just an innovative fair for art buyers but also a place where enthusiastic visitors can approach art for the first time and enter the artist’s universe.
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CUNTemporary is now accepting proposals for a new episode of Deep Trash Romance, the unique multi-disciplinary exhibition and performance club night in London. This call looks at the dimensions of romance and intimacy, desire and love, and their political potential and subversive power. CUNTemporary welcomes proposals that engage with discourses of queerness, feminism, blackness, diasporic, postcolonial approaches, and related artistic frameworks.
Deadline: 1 Dec 2017
Deep Trash Romance is for artworks, performances, and videos to be shown on Saturday 10 February 2018 at Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club. CUNTemporary are keen to hear from writers, artists, and academics responding to the call either in written form (theory and cross-genre) or through performative lectures. Submissions will be presented during the symposium Love, Pain, & Intimacy in Live Art. This will be hosted by the Department of Drama at Queen Mary University on Thursday 8 February 2018, with a keynote talk by Dr. Dominic Johnson. The headline guest artist for the live art night will be Nicola Hunter.
Performances and lectures will be awarded with a flat fee which should include travel costs. The fee ranges from £70-£150 which will depend on the overall project budget and number of people involved. CUNTemporary does not cover the costs of exhibiting artworks or videos. In some cases, costs can be covered for installation purposes. If your participation requires a specific type of reimbursement, include that in your application.
About Deep Trash Romance
During a time when public and private spaces are narrowing their ability to accommodate the concerns and lives of non-normative and non-binary subjects, events such as Deep Trash are crucial in bringing together a community of people interested in the themes of sexuality, gender, creativity, and politics with an intersectional and transnational approach. Deep Trash:
- Is the only regular exhibition-cum-performance-club-night promoting queer and feminist arts from all disciplines taking place in London.
- Remains a fundraiser night for the activities of CUNTemporary and Archivio Queer Italia.
- Launches a specific open call before each event for a fairer artistic participation and selection. The works and artists accepted will be consistent with the intersections of feminist-queer practice.
- Adopts an inclusive political stance with zero tolerance for discrimination of any sort.
- Aims at showcasing the work of both emerging and established practitioners in order to create an intersectional, intergenerational, and transcultural dialogue.
- Is especially committed to promoting performance art in order to encourage and strengthen research within current artistic discourses.
- Provides a safe space where works of a difficult and challenging nature can be presented, documented, discussed, enjoyed, and reviewed.
- Understands sex as an inextricable part of what we do, who we are, and where we come from. CUNTemporary supports art and politics which are organized around sex. This includes the deprivatization of sex, decriminalization of sex work, visible non-normative sexualities and non-binary gender identities, end of sexual violence, and promotion of consensual sexual practices.
- Insists that we need more safe and inclusive spaces where people can come together to create, share, experience, discuss, affect, flirt, stimulate, challenge and, most important, empower.
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Atom Gallery seeks submissions of work from artists, illustrators, and printmakers for Tomorrow’s World, a group exhibition at a London gallery. Event to be held from 8th December 2017 until 26th January 2018. Broad interpretations of the theme are welcomed including utopias, dystopias, science fiction, political prophecies, fears, hopes, and quotations.
Deadline: 1 Dec 2017
If selected, the finished artwork must be delivered to Atom Gallery at 127 Green Lanes, London N16 9DA by 1st December 2017. Delivery and collection of the artwork is the responsibility of the artist. The gallery can arrange return postage upon receipt of adequate payment. All artworks submitted should be available for sale for the duration of the exhibition, both in the gallery and from Atom Gallery’s online shop. Artists will be asked to sign a standard artist’s agreement. They will receive 60% of the sale price of their work if sold. Where possible, we would prefer works in standard A and B sizes (A1, A2, A3, B2 etc) to enable us to frame the work easily.
The Tomorrow’s World group exhibition at Atom Gallery will be publicized through the gallery’s existing social media channels. This provides artists with online exposure to our customers and followers. This will coincide with the distribution of digital press releases about the exhibition to relevant online blogs, websites, and analogue art and design publications. If selected, artists will be asked to give permission for their name to be mentioned within this publicity and for their work to be used within any promotional publicity.
About Atom Gallery
Atom is a small, contemporary art gallery in North London which specializes in limited edition prints and printmaking. The gallery has a growing reputation for exhibiting artists. It has a loyal customer-base both online and in the real world. The gallery owners are artist-printmakers who work in a purpose-built print studio beneath the gallery space. In addition to curating several exhibitions each year, they provide a digital (giclée) print service and professional screenprint editioning service for artists.
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Renaissance Photography Prize 2017 is an international award in its 10th year. It is open to all photographers and intent on discovering the best of contemporary photography.
Deadline: 26 Jun 2017
The annual prize discovers talent and celebrates the best in photography. It gives image makers access to new opportunities and a world-wide audience for their work.
Single image categories include Life, Identity, and Border. Series categories are open/no theme.
Entering gives photographers the chance to have their work seen by a panel of some of the industry’s most influential photography critics.
Renaissance Photography Prize 2017 Judges 2017
- Melissa DeWitt – Editor-in-Chief, HOTSHOE
- Gem Fletcher – Senior Art Director, Getty Images
- Clare Grafik – Head of Exhibitions, The Photographers’ Gallery
- Marloes Krijnen – Founder and Director, FOAM, Amsterdam
- Dewi Lewis – Founder, Dewi Lewis Publishing
- Fiona Rogers – Global Business Development Manager, Magnum Photos International
- Simon Roberts – Photographer
- Fiona Shields – Picture Editor, The Guardian and Head of Photography, Guardian News & Media
The award offers over £5,000 in prizes plus valuable professional support and mentoring. Sixty selected finalists will be exhibited in a leading Central London gallery.
All profit from entry fees is donated to The Lavender Trust at Breast Cancer Care, UK, a charity that supports younger women affected by the disease. Currently, one third of the Lavender Trust’s annual funding comes from the Renaissance Photography Prize.
About Renaissance Photography Prize
Renaissance Photography Prize is an international award that showcases outstanding photography from emerging and established photographers while raising funds to support young women with breast cancer. It was founded in 2007 by Fiona Gifford following her diagnosis with breast cancer at the age of 34. Since then it has raised over £250,000 for the Lavender Trust at Breast Cancer Care.
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