Applications for the Access Bank ART X Prize 2021 will close in 3 days on Sunday 1st August 2021 at midnight. Final submissions welcome over the next few days.
|Created to bolster the careers of emerging Nigerian artists who have demonstrated a commitment to working as professional visual artists, the Access Bank ART X Prize 2021 winner will be awarded:1.8 Million Naira GrantSolo presentation at ART X LagosThree-month residency at Gasworks, London Mentorship and support.|
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|Submissions will be evaluated by our distinguished panel of jurors: ruby onyinyechi amanze, Dexter Wimberly, Ndidi Dike, Ugoma Adegoke, Marie-Ann Yemsi, and Alessio Antoniolli. Learn more here. With a more streamlined application process this year, our Top 5 Finalists will participate in the Finalists Forum, a two-day intensive workshop designed to support and strengthen their portfolios before their final session with the jurors. Facilitators include writer and producer Maryam Kazeem, visual artist Kelani Abass, creative director and producer Jumoke Sanwo, and this year’s Prize curator Wura-Natasha Ogunji, who will provide fresh insights on designing portfolios, developing strong artist statements, and navigating the business of art.|