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Following the success of the inaugural ArtGemini Prize 2013 which attracted 744 entries from 33 countries, 15th May sees the launch of the ArtGemini Prize 2014. Open to all photographers and painters form anywhere in the world, the ArtGemini Prize is described as "a celebration to promote international contemporary art for emerging and established artists." A cash fund of £5500 will be awarded to the winners in 4 categories, Photography, Painting & Sculpture, Young Artist and Public Choice. The shortlisted entries will be exhibited in London and Singapore. Do note that entry fees apply. The deadline for entries is 7th September.
Art Gemini Prize Press Release
Following the success of the inaugural ArtGemini Prize 2013 which attracted 744 entries from 33 countries, 15th May sees the launch of the second edition the ArtGemini Prize 2014 and is supporting the charity, Kidscape with a prize fund of £5,500 plus exhibition in London and this edition also includes exhibition opportunity in Singapore.
Call For Entries opens 15 May - 07 Sep 2014, artists and photographers are invited to enter online http://www.artgeminiprize.com for the opportunity to win one of 4 categories from the £5500 Prize Fund. This year is being opened to sculptors as well, plus there is a young art prize sponsored by Jacksons Art Supplies. Importantly shortlisted entrants are also exhibited in London plus they have an exhibition opportunity in Singapore.
Prize Fund of £5,500
1. Painting & Sculpture: 1st prize £2000, 2nd prize £1000
2. Photography: 1st prize £1000, 2nd prize £500
3. Young Artist Prize (up to 25 yrs) £500
4. Public Choice Prize £500
Art Gemini’s 2014 Charity Partner is Kidscape preventing bullying, protecting children
2014 Judging Panel is made up of five experienced judges including:
Dr Phil Shaw - Doctorate in Printmaking and renowned artist to the 2013 G8 Summit.
Viv Lawes - Senior UK art consultant to One East Asia, lecturer and writer.
Zoe Whishaw - Commercial photography consultant, mentor and previously European
Director of Photography at Getty Images.
Sajid Rizvi - Chair, ArtGemini Prize Selection Committee and Judges’ Panel, Founder
& Publisher of EAP Group International Media.
2014 Partners & Supporters include:
Singapore Art Fair
20/21 International Art Fair
EAP Group International Media
Music For London
Domaine des Jeanne
Staffords Gallery, London
Jackson’s Art Supplies
Photo: Chiara Gerevasi