NEWNOWNEXT EASTERN CAPE 2014

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

NEWNOWNEXT EASTERN CAPE 2014 aims to discover exciting new talent in contemporary art and showcase their work locally and nationally. Open to any person practising art as an amateur artist, art student or self-taught artist that lives in South Africa. The three winning artists will each receive 15,000, 10,000 and 5,000 rands respectively of prize money. Winning artists will be featured in a separate four – man exhibition in June 2015.

Artists are required to enter a minimum of four and maximum of six works. This year we are aiming to make the NEWNOWNEXT EATERN CAPE Artists competition big and better as we broaden our scope to champion the work of emerging artists. One of them could be you.

ENTRY DATELINE

December 10, 2014

SUBMISSION/EXHIBITION VENUE

Galerie NOKO, 109 – 111 Russell Road, Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth 6000. Tel: 041 582 2090/073 088 5883. Website: www.galerienoko.com

EXHIBITION OPENS

16 December 2014 ( closes 30 January 2015)

 

ARTISTS MAY SUBMIT WORK IN ANY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING DISCIPLINES:

Painting/Illustration

Media accepted for the painting competition: oil, acrylic, industrial paints, ink, vinyl, watercolour, graphite, pencil, illustrations, printing of various forms, etc. The work can have any form of support: canvas, paper, cardboard, wood, plastic, metal, etc. The maximum size permitted in a two-dimensional format is 2.5 x 2.5 metres, including the frame, if used.

Photography/Digital Media

Media accepted for the photography competition: works in 2D, including digital photography, traditional-analogue photography, net art/web art, computer graphic modelling, software art or works in which several media are used, for example digital manipulations which include the use of painting or other forms of manual expression, polaroids, collages, etc. The maximum size permitted in a two-dimensional format is 2.5 x 2.5 metres, including the frame, if used.

3D (Sculpture, Glass, Ceramics)

Media accepted for the 3D competition: all materials are accepted (organic or inorganic). The maximum size permitted in a two-dimensional format is 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 metres, weight 150 kg.

Other (Linocut, etching and woodcut)

ALL SUBMITTED ARTWORKS MUST BE EXHIBITION READY

 

                                      

RULES OF ENTRY

1. You must be over the age of 18 and under 33 years of age.

2. There is no entry fee.

3. Entries must be submitted on or before 10 December 2014 at 23:59 GMT.

4. Your work must be created solely by yourself.

5. Your work must not have been used for any commercial purposes.

6. Artists must not have exhibited work on public display on more than one occasion in the Eastern Cape.

8. Accepted media: Painting/Illustration, Photography/Digital Media, 3D (Sculpture, Glass, Ceramics).

9. If you win, you must be willing to agree to assign, a commitment MOU to exhibit in the four – man exhibition titled ‘HERE WE ARE’ in June 2015.

10. Entry into the competition implies that you have read and agreed to the Terms and Conditions.

 

Judging criteria

There will be three independent judges for the NEWNOWNEXT EATERN CAPE 2015 Artists competition. Every entry is judged based on creative merit and technical excellence. These pieces of artwork will be judged by a panel of highly regarded industry professionals. The panel of judges will select three artworks from the entries for the First, Second and third prizes.

Judging Panel

  • Prof Ruth Simbao
  • Prof Cleone Cull
  • Uthando Baduza

Entry forms, with detailed conditions of entry and requirements, for this competition can be obtained from the gallery or on email request to galerienoko@gmail.com or drop us a message on our Facebook page