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17 Jul 2024

Art for Change Prize 2024

Open to emerging artists around the world in the first five years of active practice, this year’s Art for Change Prize asks artists to creatively respond to the theme ‘Tomorrow'ing: Visions of a better future’. 

As part of a shared mission in making art, culture, and creativity accessible to everyone, this prize is a celebration of emerging artistic talent. It will highlight and stimulate dialogue around visual arts as a medium for positive global and social change and give exposure to emerging artists worldwide.

Eligibility includes the following:

The prize is available to emerging artists based in the following M&C Saatchi key global regions: Americas, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the UK. To apply artists must be aged 18 or over and within the first five years of what they hope to be a successful artistic career.

Accepted media includes painting, drawing, illustration, photography, collage, 2D mixed-media, video or film. Submitted works must creatively respond to the theme ‘Tomorrow’ing: Visions of a better future’ and have been executed since 1 January 2021.

Works must be stable and capable of being shipped and installed on a walled surface. Submitted works must be available between 1 October 2024 and 31 March 2025 for an exhibition in London.

Prize

A total prize fund of 20,000 GBP will be split between six winners, five to receive 2,000 GBP and one overall winner to receive 10,000 GBP. Winning artists will exhibit their work at Saatchi Gallery in London.

Art for Change Prize 2024 application guidelines

Deadline: 17 July 2024