Celeste Prize 2017, 9th edition Call for Artists: deadline June 30, 2017


Celeste Prize 2017, 9th edition

Call for Artists

Deadline: June 30, 2017

What is Celeste Prize? –  the international art prize which rewards the work of emerging and mid-career artists, builds careers, and brings recognition by art curators and gallerists. Show your artwork directly to jury curators and Fatos Üstek, chief-juror of the prize and acclaimed curator of London’s Art Night.

The Jury:
Fatos Üstek, chief-juror of Celeste Prize 2017
George Clark, independent curator and filmmaker
Ovul O. Durmusoglu, independent curator
Rozsa Zita Farkas, Arcadia Missa
Attilia Fattori Franchini, independent curator
Anna Gritz, Kunst Werke Berlin
Nav Haq, Muhka, Antwerp
Harriet Loffler, Norwich Castle Museum
Louise O’Kelly, BlockUniverse
Ilaria Puri Pure, Contemporary Art Society
Filipa Ramos, Art Agenda, Vdrome
Emiliano Valdes, Museum of Modern Art, Medellin
Ben Vickers, Serpentine Gallery

€23,000 cash prizes + 12 group shows with partner art galleries.

Project Prize: €4,000
Painting & Drawing Prize: €4,000
Photography & Digital Graphics Prize:  €4,000
Video & Animation Prize:  €4,000
Installation, Sculpture & Performance Prize:  €4,000
Super-Young Prize:  €3,000

53 artists will be selected for the final exhibition at Bargehouse, OXO
Tower, London, 6 – 8 October 2017 during Frieze week.

Entry fees:
50 € for a single work
90 € for a project (up to 10 works)
30 € for a single Super-Young work, under 26 years


Celeste Network


About SACI

SACI is a US non-profit College of Art and Design in Florence, Italy, for undergraduate and graduate students seeking accredited instruction in studio art, design, conservation, art history, and Italian language and culture. Founded in 1975, SACI offers the following programs: Academic Semester/Year Abroad, Summer Studies, Venice Summer Program, Post-Bac in Conservation, MFA in Studio Art, MA in Art History.

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