Artist Opportunity: Artist Call Out For The SPH Art Prize 2013

Nature in a Domestic Space, Zemer Peled
Nature in a Domestic Space Zemer Peled

Zemer Peled installing her winning proposal at SPH
Zemer Peled installing her winning proposal at SPH

South Place Hotel is pleased to announce the open call for entries to the South Place Hotel Art Prize 2013.
The annual competition is open to MA students and graduates from London art schools with the winner receiving a grand prize of £5,000.

The judging panel for this year’s prize consists of art critic Ashitha Nagesh from Artforum, curator of the Fashion Space Gallery, Leanne Wierzba, Hanne Puttonen from Frogmore Property Fund Managers, Tina Norden from Conran+Partners, Co-Director of D&D London David Loewi and Bruce Robertson, General Manager of South Place Hotel.

Applicants are requested to submit a portfolio of images along with an installation concept for a public facing exhibition window situated within the hotel. The winner receives £500 alongside their prize money towards their proposal being made and installed in the exhibition space, which goes on display for a year.

‘Being awarded the South Place Hotel Art Prize straight after graduating gave me a fantastic opportunity to further develop my artistic career.’ – Royal College of Art graduate and winner of the South Place Hotel Art Prize 2012, Zemer Peled.
The closing date for entries is Friday 19 July.

About South Place Hotel
In the summer of 2012, South Place Hotel opened in a prime location between Liverpool Street and Moorgate. The hotel is operated by D&D London and has been designed by Allies + Morrison, with interiors by Conran + Partners Architects and Designers. The hotel aims to bring the trends of east London to the city with an impressive permanent art collection and popular events that take please each month.

About Mark Westall

Mark Westall is the founder and editor of FAD magazine, a curation of the world’s most interesting culture, and Creative Director of FAD Agency, a strategy & creative agency working with brands to solve business problems using cultural tools. In 2008 following his passion for art he founded what has grown to become FAD magazine. FAD magazine is internationally recognized as a key figure within the emerging and contemporary art world, and has been selected as official partner by organizations as diverse as Moniker Art Fair, START, Volta and Christie’s. In addition Mark is a columnist for City Magazine.

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