Four Weeks Left to Enter Inaugural Art Gemini Prize

August 30, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions | 0 Comments |
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Photographers and artists have just four weeks to enter the Inaugural Art Gemini Prize. Open to all photographers and painters form anywhere in the world, the Art Gemini Prize is described as "a celebration to promote international contemporary art for emerging and established artists." A cash fund of £5000 will be awarded to the winners in three categories, Photography, Painting and Public Choice. The shortlisted applicants will be exhibited in London at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery. Do note that entry fees apply. The deadline for entries is 30 September 2013.

Website: Art Gemini Prize

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Final four weeks to enter the Art Gemini Prize - £5000 cash prizes plus the chance to be exhibited in London at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery

Photographers and Artists have just four weeks to enter the Inaugural Art Gemini Prize, deadline 30 September 2013.

The ArtGemini Prize is a celebration to promote international contemporary art for emerging and established artists around the world.

It is an independent competition, open to all artists from anywhere in the world. There is no age limit. One of the main benefits is that shortlisted applicants will be exhibited in London at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery. The winners will be announced at this exhibition of the finalists’ works.

Latest international entries have come from Belgium, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Mexico, Spain and Switzerland.

In addition, artists will be supporting the charity Kids Company in London, which helps give opportunities to many of our capital’s underprivileged young and helps them through fragile formative stages of their lives.

“Our ambition is humble enough: if we succeed in bringing to international audiences even ONE artist of exceptional talent, we’ll have reason to conclude that we have achieved something. Of course, we want to do better than that, and strive to spread the benefit of our being here in this dynamic, ever changing, ever exciting space for creativity and its tangible result in new art.” Sajid Rizvi, Chair Art Gemini Prize.

PRIZES
A cash fund of £5000 will be awarded to the winners in three categories.

Photography Prize £1,500 in total, fund sponsored by printing and framing company: 
You Frame http://www.yfcanvas.com/
First prize £1000, second prize £500 - including digital art

Painting  First prize £2000,  second prize £1000
Including oil, acrylic, mixed media, watercolour, drawing, ink, calligraphy and original print

Public Choice Prize £500 - Based on a vote by members of the public visiting the exhibition

Entry is online http://www.artgeminiprize.com/

Don't miss chance to enter the ArtGemini Prize - deadline is 30 September
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Entry fee waived for homeless artists

To show his support, Jimmy Lek of ArtGemini Prize has waived the entry fee for the first 20 homeless artists entering via Homeless Link. More details on the Café Art website



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