ANTHOLOGY Applications Open Now | £2,000 cash prize | Deadline June 28th 2013

Artists at all stages in their careers and working in any medium are invited to apply.


• Ten finalists will be exhibited at CHARLIE SMITH london
• £2,000 cash presented by CHARLIE SMITH london to
one winner
• The winner will be profiled in State Magazine

JURY: Ian Davenport, Zavier Ellis, Hélène Guérin, Ceri Hand, Max Presneill

DEADLINE: June 20th 2013


A £10 + £2 VAT processing fee
Completed application form
6 jpegs at no more than 1MB each or 6 video links
A short artist’s statement
An artist’s CV / biography
All works presented must be for sale
The application deadline is June 20th 2013


The Anthology jury members change every year, ensuring artists who have previously applied will continue to be assessed by different individuals and thereby have renewed opportunities to be selected.

The inaugural Anthology exhibition was won by Tom Ormond in 2011. Ormond had previously exhibited internationally including at Alison Jacques Gallery and The Serpentine and as a direct result of winning Anthology went on to be curated into Channel 4 & Saatchi’s New Sensations and The Future Can Wait, as well as being placed in leading private collections in London and Los Angeles by CHARLIE SMITH london. Every finalist in the Anthology show sold works during the exhibition, and others who did not reach the final have been curated into exhibitions by jury members as a direct result of their application. The other finalists were Jake Clark, Emma Critchley, Harold de Bree, Andy Harper, Alex Hudson, Enzo Marra, Steven Morgana, Suzanne Moxhay and Michelle Sank.

The 2012 edition was won by French artist Eric Manigaud. Six large scale works were placed in the Saatchi Gallery collection from the Anthology exhibition, which will be shown at the Saatchi Gallery in June 2013. Manigaud has also been given a one person show at CHARLIE SMITH London  will become a represented gallery artist; and will be exhibited at Volta Basel 2013. The other finalists were Jocelyn Allen, Hugo Bruce, Tom Butler, Adam Dix, Richard Ducker, Mauro Espindola, Jamie Lau, Richard Stone & Ben Walker, several of whom went on to be curated into Channel 4 & Saatchi’s New Sensations and The Future Can Wait where they all sold work. Butler will also be included in CHARLIE SMITH london’s presentation at Volta Basel 2013.

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