40×40 Art Prize – Brunswick Street Gallery

paintbrushFitzroy art space, Brunswick Street Gallery (BSG), is calling out for applications for their annual Art Prize, 40×40 2015.

Brunswick Street Gallery runs a number of large-scale prize shows every year, with a focus on creating opportunities for emerging artists to exhibit their work, and to forge links between these artists and their visiting public.

This is an open call for entries to their upcoming 40×40 prize, and all entries are exhibited for the entire highly attended month-long exhibition. This is a great opportunity to gain immense exposure for your work.  All work is welcome, regardless of media, theme, or approach. The only restrictive condition is that work must measure 40×40(x40)cm or smaller.

The entries are judged by a panel, and awarded prizes based on best execution within chosen medium, uniqueness and deftness in approach, and demonstrated concise ability. Prizes include a first prize of $2000, a second prize of a solo exhibition at BSG in 2016, and also numerous vouchers from their sponsors.

BSG offers a completely unique viewing experience of work from contemporary emerging artists. They opened its doors in 2007 and continues to be a platform for diverse creative practises. They are dedicated to providing a space for emerging artists’ and their works to be viewed and experienced. The gallery is a space with an aim to create an accessible environment where art is accessible to everyone; where emerging artists can artists find new collectors and recognition for their work.

BSG engages with contemporary concepts and approaches, providing curated exhibition spaces for emerging creative artists and the public. They feature artists as solo exhibitors and in the context of conceptual group exhibitions. Conciseness and talent define these diverse artists, who are united in the gallery spaces at BSG.

You can find more about the 40×40 art prize here: http://brunswickstreetgallery.squarespace.com/40×402015-applications/

Submission deadline is November 25

The exhibition will run from December 14 to January 16.

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