Enrollment for Round 4 closes on July 3rd. That's only two days away!
Showcase winners will be announced July 7th. Enter today!
Learn more about the ArtSlant Prize
- 6 Rounds, February - September, 2014
- $3 Entry Fee
- 6 Solo Exhibitions in Chicago
- Student Prize Track (see below for more details)
- Lots of exposure on our site and social networks throughout the application and selection process
What is the ArtSlant Prize?
The ArtSlant Prize is a year-long juried competition culminating in the ArtSlant Prize Exhibition at one of the major fairs in Miami Beach during Art Basel. This year's competition will take place over 6 rounds and be juried by world-renowned gallerists, arts professionals and educators. The ArtSlant Prize is awarded to an emerging artist whose work helps advance contemporary aesthetic, conceptual, and political discourses.
The ArtSlant Prize includes:
- $5000 in Cash AwardsFair Exhibition in Miami Beach during Art Basel
- 1st Place - $3000
- 2nd Place - $1000
- 3rd Place - $500
- Student Prize - $500
- $15,000 in stipends and exhibition fees
- Featured in the ArtSlant Prize Catalogue
- $5000 purchase award and inclusion in the ArtSlant Collection
This year, we are also proud to initiate a Student Track in the ArtSlant Prize. When applying, just select student in the Categories section if you are currently enrolled in a BFA or MFA program. The Student Track will afford special consideration to artists just beginning their career and, if selected, will include consultations with our editorial team.
ArtSlant Prize Exhibition June/July: Bryan Volta
Bryan Volta's exhibition, Mythology of Masculinity, runs Thursday, June 19th - July 19th at the corner of State and Adams in the Chicago Loop.
Mythology of Masculinity:
The repetition of abuse during physical training inspired the photographs and objects from Mythology of Masculinity; they are visual and physical manifestations of the changes induced by aggression. The intent of this project was to convey that aggression and strain placed on a particular object by manipulating its physical appearance and allowing its aesthetics to conform to the abuse it endures. The sculptures compress the phenomenon of training, apparatus, and boxer into one entity. The photographs attempt to capture specific elements that convey the brutality associated with physical improvement, specifically for an improved appearance of power.
Jurors for Round 4