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Celeste Prize 2016 – International Contemporary Art Competition

Entry is now open in the 2016 Celeste Prize, the 8th international contemporary art competition for all emerging and mid-career artists, hosted by the Celeste Network.

The competition is open to artists, photographers and creatives worldwide, without limits of age or experience.

Celeste Prize 2016 will result in a final exhibition of fifty (50) works and three (3) projects, a catalogue of circa eighty (80) pages which will contain illustrations of finalists’ works and critical texts, as well as six (6) prizes totaling 23,000 Euro in cash.

The Awards night and exhibition of finalist works is scheduled for 7-9 October 2016 at The Bargehouse, OXO Tower, London.

Works should contain an exciting and profound mix of contemporary perspectives and a creative use of artistic languages. There is no special subject, title or theme required. Works can range from being figurative to abstract, from conceptual to participatory to performance.

The Celeste Prize competition is hosted annually and receives thousands of entries from almost every part of the world.

Celeste Prize 2016 Entry Fees

The cost for entry in the Celeste Prize 2016 competition is:

  • 50 Euro for a single work
  • 90 Euro for a project, up to 10 works
  • 30 Euro for a single work (in Super-Young, under-26 years)