Foundwork Artist Prize

Foundwork Artist Prize

The Foundwork Artist Prize is an annual juried grant awarded by Foundwork to recognize outstanding practices by emerging and mid-career artists working in any media. 

The 2023 honoree will receive an unrestricted $10,000 grant and studio visits with each of the distinguished jurors. 

In addition, the honoree and three shortlisted artists will be invited for interviews as part of the Foundwork Dialogues program to further public engagement with their practices. 

The jury for the 2023 Foundwork Artist Prize includes esteemed curators, gallerists, and artists based in Los Angeles, Medellín, Miami, and New York:

Alex Gartenfeld, Artistic Director, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Miami, Miami

Davida Nemeroff, Founder, Night Gallery, Los Angeles

Shinique Smith, Multidisciplinary Artist, Los Angeles 

Emiliano Valdés, Chief Curator, Medellín Museum of Modern Art, Medellín

Nicola Vassell, Founder, Nicola Vassell Gallery, New York 

  • Eligibility criteria

Open to artists working in any media. Open to artists residing anywhere in the world with limited exceptions. See FAQ and Prize Rules posted on Foundwork website for instructions and terms.

  • Deadline and any important times

Deadline: 5:00 pm PT, September 26, 2023.

  • Application fee (if any): $12
  • Information about your organization

Foundwork is a 501(c)3 charitable organization whose mission is to support access and recognition for contemporary artists wherever they are based. We provide a dedicated online platform where emerging and mid-career artists can share their work with curators, gallerists, and other prospective collaborators across the global contemporary art community. We also host ongoing programming, including the Foundwork Artist Prize, to foster engagement and interest for participating artists. 

  • Details about the awards offered

The 2023 honoree will receive an unrestricted $10,000 grant and studio visits with each of the distinguished jurors. 

In addition, the honoree and three shortlisted artists will be invited for interviews as part of the Foundwork Dialogues program to further public engagement with their practices. 

  • Contact info

support@foundwork.art

Website Link: Foundwork | Artist Prize

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