M&C Saatchi : Art for Change Prize

Applications are now open for the free-to-enter
Art for Change Prize 2024.

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Open to emerging artists around the world in the first five years of active practice.

This year’s prize asks artists to creatively respond to the theme ‘Tomorrow’ing: Visions of a better future’.

A total prize fund of £20,000 will be split between six winners, five to receive £2,000 and one overall winner to receive £10,000. Winning artists will exhibit their work at Saatchi Gallery in London.

As part of a shared mission in making art, culture, and creativity accessible to everyone, this prize is a celebration of emerging artistic talent. It will highlight and stimulate dialogue around visual arts as a medium for positive global and social change and give exposure to emerging artists worldwide.

The Theme

Tomorrow’ing: Visions of a better future

As we enter 2024, the world is confronted by a waning sense of optimism, with urgent social, political, and economic issues front of mind for people around the globe. So, what can we do to build a more optimistic vision of tomorrow’s world?

This year’s prize invites emerging artists to tackle some of the world’s most pressing issues and act as a beacon of hope in the pursuit of a better tomorrow.

Guidelines for Entry

  • To enter artists must be aged 18 or over and be within the first five years of an active artistic career.
  • Accepted media includes painting, drawing, illustration, photography, video & film, collage and 2D mixed-media.
  • Works must be stable and capable of being shipped and installed on a walled surface.
  • Submitted works must respond to the theme ’Tomorrow’ing: Visions of a better future” and have been executed since 1 January 2021.
  • Submitted works must be available between 1 October 2024 to 31 March 2025 for an exhibition in London.
  • One application per artist is permitted with a maximum of five artworks accepted.
  • Artists may only enter the award in the region allocated to their country of residence.
  • The artwork(s) must be the participant’s own work(s) and the participant warrants that they have full title to the artwork(s) and that they have all rights to submit the artwork(s).

Deadline for entries: 17 July 2024

Website link: https://mcsaatchi.com/artforchangeprize

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    May 1, 2024 8:00 am
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    July 17, 2024 12:00 am
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Event Details
  • Start Date
    May 1, 2024 8:00 am
  • End Date
    July 17, 2024 12:00 am
  • Status
    Showing
  • Organizer
  • Category