International law firm Ashurst announces the launch of the third annual Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize, a major global prize for emerging artists.
A maximum of 5 artworks per artist may be entered into the competition. Paintings, drawings, original prints, photography, sculptures, digitally produced artworks and mixed media constructions are accepted. Video art, sound art and the moving image are not accepted in this competition.
Entry fee is £20 for first artwork, then £10 per additional artwork.
The winner will receive a £3,000 cash prize and a solo exhibition in the Ashurst Emerging Artist Gallery in London, with the winner of the sculpture prize receiving a £1,000 cash award and also a solo exhibition of their collection. There is also the Employee Choice Award of £1,500 chosen by Ashurst Employees.
The prize is also supported by the UK’s leading independent art supplies retailer, Cass Art, who are giving a £500 gift voucher to the winner of the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize to spend on art supplies, and a £250 gift voucher for both the Sculpture Prize and Employee Choice Award.