10 Shortlisted artists will have their work exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery for a VIP awards evening.
The winner’s work will be shown at the Robert Walters Group head office for a period of 12 months following the award and at an international presentation with UKYA in 2020. Three unique organisations are collaborating to provide a significant platform and stepping stone for young artists. The new Robert Walters Group UK Young Artist of the Year Award in partnership with Saatchi Gallery will discover and champion exceptional artists who are representative of contemporary Britain.
First prize: £10,000 Second prize: £5000 You must be aged between 18–30 (on or by Sunday 1st September 2019) and be allowed to work or study in the UK at the time of making this submission. If shortlisted, you must be available to be in London on Monday October 7th 2019. Artists should be working within the following fields:
Applied arts: ceramics, glass, textiles, jewellery,
Digital Arts: Moving image, performance video, technological arts
Fine Arts: painting, printmaking, photography, installation, sculpture.
Selection Criteria Judges will be looking for works which reflect the following: Diversity of Experience, Diversity of Expression, Diversity of Thought,
Deadline: Sunday 1 September, midnight https://bit.ly/30xvGAj