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Open Call: Visions of Science Art Prize, The Edge, University of Bath


Visions of Science Art Prize
Deadline: End of Sun 15 July

The Andrew Brownsword Gallery at the University of Bath announces its inaugural Art Prize, awarded for submissions that reflect, represent, capture or depict modern day scientific phenomena as studied by academics at The University’s Faculty of Science.

Shortlisted entries will be exhibited in the Andrew Brownsword Gallery between 15 September and 13 October, with the winning selections announced at a special ceremony in October.

All artists are eligible to enter, whether amateur, student, graduate or professional. Painting, drawing, sculpture, film, mixed media, photography and all forms of contemporary visual arts will be considered. Submissions with a site-specific or performance element are also eligible, provided arrangements for exhibiting can be made.

1 artwork: £10
2 artworks: £12
3 artworks: £14

First Prize – £4000
Second Prize – £1250

£750 will be awarded to one work from an artist at an early stage in their career.

Alan Cotton, artist and Honorary Professor of Arts, University of Bath
Kate Bryan, art historian, curator and broadcaster
Dr Chris Stephens, Director of the Holburne Museum, Bath
Professor Nick Brook, Dean of Science, University of Bath

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