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Celeste Prize 2016

Celeste Prize is an international contemporary arts prize which every year awards 23,000 € and rewarding benefits to emerging and mid-career artists.
Open to artists, photographers and creatives worldwide, without limits of age or experience. Works should contain an exciting and profound mix of contemporary perspectives and a creative use of artistic languages.

Fees:

Paid

Prizes:

53 finalist works and projects will be chosen by a jury of top art curators and critics, led by Ellen Blumenstein, director of KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin. Prizes are awarded according to voting by the 53 finalist artists themselves at the final exhibition in London.
23,000 € prize
Project Prize 4,000 €
Painting & Drawing Prize 4,000 €
Photography & Digital Graphics Prize 4,000 €
Video & Animation Prize 4,000 €
Installation, Sculpture & Performance Prize 4,000 €
NEW Super-Young Prize 3,000 € (under-26 years)

If you enter you could be selected for:

A group exhibition in one of our partner art galleries
Inclusion in ‘Editors' choices’, the network's weekly online showcase of 5 prize works
Active promotion of your artwork in our internet social media channels

If you are a finalist:

Your work will be presented to each of the 160 past jurors of Celeste Prize
Your work will be exhibited in central London and in contact with the city’s art crowd
You benefit from the communications whirlwind in the international art press
Your work and personal presentation will be published in the prize's printed catalogue

Eligibility:

Open to artists, photographers and creatives worldwide, without limits of age or experience. Works should contain an exciting and profound mix of contemporary perspectives and a creative use of artistic languages.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

All works appearing onsite and in print remain copyright and property of the artists who created them or the works’ legal owners. But artists expressly allow Celeste Network to use the images of works they upload in Celeste Prize for communication and promotion purposes only, to create the prize catalogue, to use in online pages in Celeste Network or other promotional material associated with the prize inside or outside Celeste's websites.

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