Art Competitions

By | February 3, 2014
Art Competitions, Art Prize, Art Awards, Art Contest. The Turner Prize, BP Portrait Award, Arte Laguna, Artes Mundi, Carnegie Award, John Moores ...

Art Competitions, Art Prize, Art Awards, Art Contest.

The Turner Prize

The Turner Prize is a contemporary art award that was set up in 1984 to celebrate new developments in contemporary art.
The prize is awarded each year to a British artist under fifty for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the twelve months preceding.

BP Portrait Award

The competition is open to all artists from around the world. The competition is limited to one entry per artist and no work previously submitted for the competition is eligible.

International Art Prize “Arte Laguna”

The Italian Cultural Association MoCA Modern Contemporary Art, in cooperation with Arte Laguna, organizes the Fourth International Art Prize “Arte Laguna”, directed to the promotion of the contemporary art.

The Artes Mundi Prize

The Artes Mundi Prize is open to artists living or working in any country.
Curators, directors of cultural institutions, art galleries and museums, directors of commercial galleries and significant artists are invited to nominate via a simple nomination form.

Carnegie Art Award

Carnegie Art Award has been established by Carnegie Investment Bank to promote Nordic contemporary painting and to recognise and support distinguished artists born or living in the Nordic countries.

The National Open Art Competition Chichester

The Chichester Art Trust administrates the annual National Open Art Competition and the subsequent annual National Open Art Exhibition, Chichester.

The John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize

The John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize is the UK’s best-known painting competition. The competition culminates in an exhibition held at the Walker Art
Gallery every two years.

The Hunting Art Prize

The Hunting Art Prize, which is sponsored by the international oil services company Hunting PLC, is a prestigious annual competition open to established artists, talented newcomers, and promising amateurs. Its $50,000 award is the most generous annual art prize in the U.S. and has helped to build the reputations, raise the profiles, and support the careers of distinguished artists.

The Catlin Art Prize

The Catlin Art Prize gives talented young artists who have recently graduated from UK art schools the opportunity to showcase their work professionally and win a significant monetary award towards their future development.

The Basil Sellers Art Prize

Artists are invited to approach the theme of sport in whatever way best suits both their practice and their attitude to sport: positively or critically, directly or indirectly. Submissions may refer to existing art works, proposed art works or both. The aim of the prize is to encourage artists to develop their practice.

The Saatchi Gallery / Sunday Telegraph Art Prize for Schools

The Saatchi Gallery / Sunday Telegraph Art Prize for Schools is open to primary, secondary and sixth form schools from around the world who were invited to submit art work from students up to the age of 18.

The Future Generation Art Prize

The Future Generation Art Prize established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation is a worldwide contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and provide long term support to a future generation of artists.
Artists around the world, without restriction of gender, nationality, race or artistic medium may enter the competition through online application.

The Sovereign Art Prizes

The Sovereign Art Foundation is a charity registered in Hong Kong and the UK that raises money to help disadvantaged children using the arts as rehabilitation, education and therapy. It was established in 2003 and runs the annual Sovereign Art Prizes in Asia.
The Sovereign Art Prizes are visual arts prizes established to give recognition to some of the most important artists of our time.

The Chinese Art Prize, CAP

The Chinese Art Prize, CAP, is the most prestigious and important Chinese contemporary art award to focus on emerging Chinese painters. The aim of the Chinese Art Prize is to encourage and promote young talented Chinese contemporary artists and to give them the recognition and exposure that the best young artists deserve.

The Liverpool Art Prize

The Liverpool Art Prize is a competition of contemporary art open to professional artists based in the Liverpool City Region of the United Kingdom.

The Northern Art Prize

The Northern Art Prize is open to professional artists of any age, working in any medium, living in the north of England (North West, North East and Yorkshire regions as defined by Arts Council England).