Salon Art Prize 2012 – Call for applications
Deadline for entries 18.00 (GMT), Saturday 25th August, 2012
Application fee: £10 membership fee to Matt Roberts Arts
Matt Roberts Arts is currently seeking applications for the sixth annual Salon Art Prize exhibition, which will take place from 12th October - 3rd November 2012.
The Salon Art Prize welcomes applications from practitioners working with painting, photography, sculpture & installation, and 2-D practices (collage, drawing, printmaking etc.). We will offer the panel the opportunity to select up to 100 practitioners and an overall prize fund of £10,500.
This year’s Selectors:
Gavin Delahunty (Head of Exhibitions and Displays, TATE Liverpool)
Godfrey Wordsdale (Director, BALTIC centre for contemporary art)
Anthony Spira (Director, Milton Keynes gallery)
Susanna Brown (Curator, Photographs, Victoria & Albert Museum)
The competition is open to all artists including university graduates, current students, and untrained professionals. International applications are welcomed and there is no limit on the age of work submitted.
£500 2-D category winner
£500 Sculpture category winner
£500 Photography category winner
£1000, £500 of artists’ surfaces support and a solo exhibition for the Painting Category winner
(supported by John Jones)
£8000 to be awarded to one overall winner, selected from the four category winners.
To apply please send three images of work (these can be three separate works or multiple images of the same work if preferred) and supporting information to firstname.lastname@example.org
All Salon Art Prize applicants must be registered as an Associate Member of Matt Roberts Arts. Membership costs £10 (GBP) and lasts for up to 12 months. Membership contributions support the administration of the prize and our ongoing professional development services for artists.
Payments can be made via our website www.salonartprize.com or by sending directly through paypal to email@example.com Alternatively applicants can send a cheque, postal order or bankers draft (made out to Matt Roberts Arts) to PO Box 357, TW15 9DU, UK.
The deadline for applications and associate membership payments is
18.00 (GMT), Saturday 25th August, 2012
Matt Roberts Art
Matt Roberts Arts is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2006 to create opportunities for artists in new locations and contexts. Our team offers support to creative practitioners by providing a range of professional development programmes and national and international opportunities.
Art is important to everyone at John Jones. We are constantly challenged and inspired by the art that we encounter and the professionals that we work with, and look to support diverse creative projects across the UK and beyond. At www.johnjones.co.uk professional artists, students and hobbyists can find practical advice, news on exciting exhibitions and creative projects, and an online store with essential art materials from rolls of canvas to bottles of primer!
John Jones has built a strong and successful working relationship with Matt Robert Arts over several years. We are delighted to offer £500 towards the running of the Salon Art Prize, and act as a continuing supporter of this great creative opportunity. The winner of the Painting Category will receive a £1000 cash prize from John Jones, £500 of artist surfaces materials, and a solo exhibition at the John Jones gallery space. John Jones intends to offer support for the painting prize winner’s artistic practice and encourage the development of their career. Previous winners include Helen Kincaid, Tim Bailey and Julie Cockburn.