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Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2019

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The fifth year of the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize is open for entries. An international prize open to artists from all backgrounds and locations and inclusive of a wide range of mediums, artists can win £7500 worth of cash prizes & exhibitions. With support from art supplies organisation Cass Art & arts charity Rich Mix the prize aims to break the mould of the existing prize structure and offer benefits to all artists who wish to get involved not just the winners. The prize is complimented by a free career development talks series, each entrant is featured on their social media & if artists enter before the 25 November they are eligible for feedback on their application (overall deadline 10 Feb). This year the prize has added a New Media Award for artists working with technology.

What Makes this event different?

The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize is trying to break the familiar mould of art competitions by offering benefits to all of those who wish to enter or attend one of their events. We aim to provide an open an approachable community to facilitate discussion and the sharing of support for emerging artists.

Copyright Policy

All artwork image rights remain with the artist.

Image Usage Rights

Submissions are shared online unless the artist states otherwise and may be used in our communications.

The fifth anniversary of the internationally successful Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize is open for entries. The prize is open to artists working across all genres, styles and backgrounds. All artists who enter before the 25 November will receive feedback on the application they submitted. This year the prize launch a new award - the New Media Award - open to artists who use technology within their practice.  We are a prize that focuses on supporting not just winners but all artists involved.



Prize value increased to £7,500 prizes, for the Overall Winner, the Employee Choice Award, the Sculpture Award and the newly launched New Media Art Award with partners Rich Mix.

Includes £1,000 of vouchers from Cass Art for 3 Winners
Three month solo exhibitions in London, England
Group Show for 25 Shortlisted Artists in May - July 2019
Early entries will feature in our ongoing campaigns to clients, invitations to our informative talks.


For further information and the application form see here please email artprize@oaktreeandtiger.comwith questions.


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