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Monmouth, Wales, NP25 3BX
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Creates Gallery, Monmouth

Emerging Artist Award 2020

Emerging Artist Award 2019

Emerging Artist Award 2020

The Creates Gallery Emerging Artist Award 2020 will be awarded to artists and makers that show potential and talent, using exciting mediums and a strong theme throughout their work. This award is open to artists and makers of all ages and career paths, whether professional, amateur, student or graduate, and based in the United Kingdom (except NI).

Works to be considered for this award covers; Fine Art, Sculpture, Photography, Ceramics, Illustration, Textiles, Glass, Jewellery, Digital Media, and works that contain Mixed Media.

This award aims to build and support the careers of creative individuals and promotes their work so that it is marketed to a broader audience.

You can apply from Friday 5th July 2019 and entries will close on Sunday 1st November 2019.

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Award Prizes

Fine Art Prize - £1000+

1st Prize:

  • £500 cash prize

  • Double page feature in spring issue of Creates Magazine (worth £800)

  • Exhibition of your work in the Creates Emerging Artist Show Jan-Feb 2020

Photography and 2D Prize - £1000+

2nd Prize:

  • £250 cash prize

  • Double page feature in spring issue of Creates Magazine (worth £800)

  • Exhibition of your work in the Creates Emerging Artist Show Jan-Feb 2020

Sculpture and 3D Prize - £1000+

3rd Prize:

  • £250 cash prize

  • Double page feature in spring issue of Creates Magazine (worth £800)

  • Exhibition of your work in the Creates Emerging Artist Show Jan-Feb 2020

People’s Choice Award - £500+

4th Prize: Open to all categories and mediums of work

  • £100 cash prize

  • A 'feature' in the spring issue of Creates Magazine (worth £500)

  • Exhibition of your work in the Creates Emerging Artist Show Jan-Feb 2020


Main Entry Details:

  1. There is no restriction on the artist regarding age, training, ability or nationality.

  2. Entries from UK residents only.

  3. All types of art, except for the performing arts and film, are accepted for this competition.

  4. The artist must not have exclusive representation by a gallery or consultant elsewhere, to enter this art competition.

  5. Artwork size must be less than 150cm x 150cm for artworks to be hung on the walls, and less than 100cm x 100cm x 100cm for sculptures. If you are unsure, please contact us.

  6. Once you have completed the online entry form, you will be sent to the payment page to pay the entry fee. Please select the correct payment option.

  7. Entry Fee is £20 for first artwork, then £10 per additional artwork, up to a maximum of three artworks.

  8. Large image files can be sent to us via wetransfer.com to our email info@createsmagazine.com.

  9. Further details are in the Terms and Conditions page here.


Timetable

The competition consists of two stages.

First stage:

Entrants must be made via the online form.

  • Opens Friday 5th July 2019. Deadline for entries is midnight Sunday 1st November 2019.

  • Shortlisted artists will be notified by by Sunday 15th December 2019 and invited to deliver/send in the chosen artworks to Creates Gallery, Monmouth, by Monday 6th January 2020, for exhibiting and final stages of judging.

  • Shortlisted artists will be announced to the public on 7th January 2020.

  • The shortlisted Exhibition will be on display to the public from 9th January to 22nd February 2020.

Second stage:

Judging will take place and the first and second prize winners will be announced at the opening of the exhibition. The 'people's choice award' will be announced at the end of the exhibtion.

  • Shortlisted artworks will be available for collection Sunday 23rd February 2020 between 10 am and 2 pm.

  • All works must be available and for sale throughout the exhibition, where the gallery will take 40% commission on sales


Key dates for your diary:

  • 6th July 2019: Open for entries via the online form.

  • 1st November 2019, 11:59 pm: Final Closing Date for entries.

  • 6th January 2020: Shortlisted artists to deliver the original artworks to Creates Gallery, Monmouth.

  • 7th January 2020: Those Shortlisted in Stage 1 will be announced to the public at the launch of the exhibition.

  • 9th January to 22nd February 2020: Creates Gallery Emerging Artists Award Exhibition

  • 9th January 2019: First and Second Prize winners announced

  • 22nd February 2020: People's Choice Award winner announced.

  • 23rd February 2020: Collection of works not sold from Creates Gallery, Monmouth


How to Enter:

Complete the digital Entry Form.

You will need to submit images of your artwork and complete as many details as you can.


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