SALON ART PRIZE – Call for applications
Deadline for entries 17.00 (GMT), Saturday 7th August, 2010.
Matt Roberts Arts is currently seeking applications for the fourth annual Salon Art Prize (www.salonartprize.com) exhibition which will take place from Thursday 7th October - Saturday 30th October 2010.
This year we expect to exhibit up to 100 artists working in Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Collage, Sculpture and Installation (including sound) within our 1000sq ft gallery on Vyner Street, in East London.
We will also award one artist the Selectors' Prize supported by John Jones, which consists of £1000 and a solo show at our gallery space in 2011.
Salon09 - Installation view
This years' selection panel will consist of:
Peter Bonnell (Curator, ArtSway)
Kate MacGarry (Director, Kate MacGarry gallery)
Richard Birkett (Curator, ICA)
The competition is open to university graduates, current students, and untrained professionals.
International applications are welcomed and there is no limit on the age of work submitted.
Salon09 - Installation view
All Salon Art Prize applicants must be registered as an Associate Members of Matt Roberts Arts. Annual membership costs £8 (GBP) for UK-based artists and £10 (GBP) for those based outside of the UK.
As we are not-for-profit all membership contributions support our ongoing professional development services.
Alternatively you can send a cheque, postal order or bankers draft (made out to Matt Roberts Arts) to the gallery address: Unit 1, 25 Vyner Street, London, E2 9DG
The deadline for applications and associate membership payments is 17.00 (GMT), Saturday 7th August, 2010.
About Matt Roberts Arts
Matt Roberts Arts is a dynamic not-for-profit organisation founded in 2006 to create opportunities for artists in new locations and contexts. Our team offers support to creative practitioners by providing a range of professional development programmes and national and international touring exhibitions.
About John Jones
John Jones is a company that is committed to finding the best bespoke solutions for the presentation of artwork. With forty years experience, their traditional craft has evolved within the world of fine art and contemporary design. Each of their departments shares advice on innovative materials, new techniques and to collaborate on ideas with artists and designers alike.
John Jones has four key departments; framing, artist surfaces, photography and printing which provide a complete in house service delivering outstanding results by supporting the key stages of an artwork from its construction to its presentation, documentation and reproduction.
With a long history of supporting modern and contemporary art John Jones is delighted to be sponsoring the Selector’s Prize at Salon 2010.