ArtGemini Prize

Exhibition Details

ArtGemini Prize
6th Edition ArtGeminiPrize 2018


The ArtGemini Prize is a celebration to promote international contemporary art for emerging and established artists around the world. It is an independent competition, open to all artists from anywhere in the world. Applicants must be aged 18 or over. The winners will be announced at an exhibition of the finalists' works in London.

Entry Deadline: 11 July 2018 Midnight

Key Dates

Open For Entry: 02 April 2018.
Entry Deadline: 11 July 2018, Midnight.

Online Selection (Stage One): 14 - 21 July 2018
Shortlist Announced: 06 August 2018.
Delivery/Receiving Day: 24 September 2018, (10am – 5.30pm).

Installation/Hanging (10am-3pm): 25 September 2018
Selection Physical (stage two): 25 September 2018 (3.30 - 5.30 pm)

Private View & Winners Announcement: 25 September 2018, 6pm to 8:30pm.
Exhibition Open To Public: 26 - 29 September 2018
Collection of unsold work: 29 September 2018.

Entry Pricing

Standard Prices
Maximum Artwork Entries: 6
First or Single Entry Price: £20
Up to 1 artworks: £20
Up to 3 artworks: £45
Up to 6 artworks: £70

Exhibition Entry Information

6th Edition ArtGeminiPrize 2018

Key Dates: 

  • 02 Apr : Call for entries opens
  • 11 Jul : Deadline entry closes
  • 14 - 21 Jul : Selection online (stage one) by judging panel
  • 6 Aug : Shortlist announcement
  • 24 Sep : Delivery/Receiving Day of works @ Menier Gallery, London (10am – 5.30pm)
  • 25 Sep : Installation/Hanging 10am-3pm
  • 25 Sep : Selection Physical (stage two) by judging panel @Menier Gallery, London 3.30 - 5.30 pm
  • 25 Sep : Private View & Winners Announcement 6 – 8.30pm @Menier Gallery, 51 Southwark St, London SE1 1RU
  • 29 Sep : Exhibition closes 3pm
  • 29 Sep : Collection of unsold works 

NB: all dates are preliminary and may change.

The Prizes - £5000 Cash Fund

  • Grand Overall Prize £3000
  • Category Prizes :
    • Painting £500
    • Photography £500
    • Sculpture £500
    • Public Choice (online vote) £500


Judging Panel

Isabel H Langtry, Principal Hampstead School of Art & Sculptor artist; Chiara Williams runs Chiara Williams Contemporary Art Gallery and organiser of the Solo Award; Dr Michael Pritchard, CEO Royal Photographic Society; Oliver Norris, Co-founder of Lemon Art, New Artist Fair and Talented Art Fair; Arturo Garcia De Las Heras, Co-founder of Chrom-Art and artist; Daniel Komala, Co-founder and CEO of Larasati Auctioneers and founder of One East Asia, Singapore.

How to Enter

  • Please read the terms and conditions carefully before completing the entry, as they will form the basis of the contract between you and the ArtGemini Prize
  • Decide on the number of works (maximum 6 entries) you wish to enter. You can submit your image now or at a later date if you are making new work. The contest is open to all artists worldwide with no age limit.
  • Open to all genres of art including Paintings include oil, acrylic, mixed media, drawing, ink, watercolour, calligraphy & original print; Sculpture; Photography & digital art.
  • Register by completing the online registration form.
  • Images of works must be in jpeg format. Recommended ideal size is 2MB, with minimum size  250KB, maximum 4MB. For best viewing, we recommend a maximum resolution of 300 dpi and pixel dimension of 1600 pixels or more wide. Remember to provide a high-quality image, as it may be used on the website and in promotional material.
  • You must include the title of your work, the year it was created, medium and size including frame (maximum size 150 x 150cm). Limited edition print must declare the number of editions.
  • Only one image of each work must be submitted.
  • Any work submitted must be available for sale in  the exhibition if shortlisted.
  • You must state an estimated sale price of  the work, including VAT if you are registered, ie the price a gallery would normally charge. Sensible pricing is recommended.
  • An artist statement (max 100 words) is recommended and followed by a curriculum vitae (CV) if shortlisted.
  • You will need a credit/debit card ready to pay via Paypal. Use your full name for reference on your payment. You can easily sign up and register free at PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account for payment. Also a friend can pay on your behalf.
  • Please do not send your physical artwork to us unless you are notified that you are shortlisted.
  • Closing date is 11 July 2018

Entry Fee:      

  • First entry - £20
  • Up to 3 entries - £45
  • Up to 6 entries - £70
  • Maximum 6 entries and  entry fees are non-refundable.

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