The Signature Art Prize 2013


The Signature Art Prize 2013: Call for Entries

12A Vyner Street
London E2 9DG
020 8980 0359
Tube Bethnal Green, Hackney / Bethnal Green’s Signature Art Prize returns for its 6th year to seek out the ‘signature style’ of emerging artists. A one of a kind international art prize, open only to students & recent graduates, the Signature Art Prize was founded to encourage, discover & promote the signature style of the artists of tomorrow.

Artists are invited to apply, by entering ONE piece into ONE of the following categories:


Semi Finalists, 10 per category, will be exhibited at our Prize Gala evening at which the Winners of each category will be announced.

Category Winners will each receive:

o £1,000 cash prize
o A commission, at sponsor’s discretion, to be agreed between and the artist
o Guaranteed representation with DegreeArt
o Gifts from our sponsors
o Inclusion in 1 month exhibition at DegreeArt’s Execution Room March 2014

In addition to the judging process, there are 4 further opportunities to win a cash prize of £250 & participate in the Gala as all entrants are entered into the Peoples;’ Choice Award which invites your friends, family & the public to vote on their favourite entry of the past two months.

The Judges are seeking to nominate artists who enter a piece of artwork that makes a statement. It is important that you can explain why your entry is a ‘Signature’ style or piece. ~Please provide further images that show your work hung in situ.

They will be looking for work that is not only visually powerful but conceptually sound & comprehensible. You must consider your presentation, both online & offline, ensuring that if selected as a Semi – Finalist or Peoples’ Choice Award winner that the work can be exhibited.

Remember that your entry, should you choose for it to be so, will be for sale on the DegreeArt website. Last year over half of the Semi Finalists’ work were purchased & added to DegreeArt’s clients’ collections

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