ARTROOMS AWARDS

The total amount of the Artrooms Awards is thus divided:

INSTITUTIONAL ARTROOMS AWARDS*
£ 3.000,00 to the “Best Artwork”

“UMBERTO MORTARI” AWARDS*
£ 3.000,00 to support the artist career

In case of ex-aequo, the jury reserves the right to split the Artrooms Awards money among more artists.

 

GALLERY ARTROOMS AWARDS
Personal exhibitions in international art galleries:
Each gallery selects one artist or more artists among those who pass the first selection carried out by the international jury (see art. 7)

Le Dame Art Gallery, London and Rome
20 artists, among finalists, will be selected for a collective show to run from the 25th of November 2019 until the end of January 2020 at Le Dame Art Gallery at the Melia White House
Packing and shipping are at the artists’ cost.

Contini Contemporary, London
One artist, among finalist, will be selected to exhibit at the gallery in London.

Vessel Gallery, London
The best sculptural artwork will be selected to exhibit at the gallery in London.

 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE ARTROOMS AWARDS
Art Residency program in Italy that provide artists with a space and time to live the experience of a new culture, create new works and participate in new activities in a multicultural environment.
Each artist can apply to all the residences by filling out the dedicated form, where required.

Fonderia Artisttica Versiliese
Fonderia Artistica Versiliese is pleased to award one artist with an artist residency that includes a workshop within the foundry’s laboratories and the production and realization of a bronze sculpture.

The Fonderia Artistica Versiliese Prize includes:
• Artist residency at the company’s atelier (an open-space with a mezzanine with two beds, and satellite TV, services, and a small kitchenette and the working space)
• Assistance for the realization of the clay model (or other materials)
• Realization of the silicone and plaster mold
• Execution and retouching of waxes
• Bronze casting
• Finishing
• Coating
The bronze casting must be included in the relative measures of 30×30 cm. Period of residency to be agreed.

Artists from all media are invited to present a project (drawing and description) to be enclosed to the application form.

About the Fonderia Artistica Versiliese
Founded in 1975 by Gino Lucarini, the Fonderia has always been involved in the realization of important works, contributing in growing all over the world, the popularity of the culture and the art of bronze casting, as well as of the town of Pietrasanta. Even today, the Versiliese faithfully maintains the same ethos: the art of craftmanship, the enhancement of each piece made with the technique of lost wax casting and the perfect combination of experience and modernity. A deep and constant commitment characterized by a spirit of flexibility and renewal in respect of traditions, has allowed the company to collaborate with international artists such as Fernando Botero, Giò Pomodoro, Alicia Penalba, Hidetoshi Nagasawa, Sacha Sosno, Sandro Chia and many emerging Italian and foreign artists.
Website: www.fonderiaversiliese.it Facebook: fonderia artistica versiliese Instagram: fonderia_versiliese
(worth £ 10.000 + VAT)

 

BUSINESS FOR ARTARTROOMS AWARDS
Collaborations with companies meant to connect creativity with the production sector.

B Collect Notting Hill Award
A unique opportunity to showcase your art in the heart of London’s iconic Notting Hill. Filled with the most unique international finds, B Collect is a cabinet of curiosity, located in the hub of art and design and surrounded by luxury fashion labels and stores. The winner will receive a dedicated space in B Collect to gain exposure for their artwork.
(worth £ 5.000 + VAT)

 

ART PLATFORMS & SUPPORTERS ARTROOMS AWARDS
Collaborations with foundations and institutions whose main mission is to promote art and support artists and their careers.

Artlogic
Website for an artist (Website 200 package)
Making a statement online has never been easier with our template websites and unlike other website platforms, Artlogic websites are tailored for the art world. Our template websites are the perfect tools to help artists build their legacy and with tools like Viewing Rooms and e-commerce built in, they are an easy way to reach new clients.
About Artlogic.
Everything we do makes the business of art more efficient, giving you the time and space to do the things you love. Artlogic future-proofs your systems, coordinates your marketing and modernises your business. It simplifies and streamlines, saving you time and money. In the gallery, the studio or at art fairs, you’re always able to easily and elegantly organise, manage and share. Artlogic. Bringing everything together.
(worth £ 420 + VAT)

Vastari “Museum Exhibition Connection Prize”
One artist, among finalists, will be awarded with 1 year’s membership to the Vastari platform. The artist will be able to respond to museums around the world who are currently planning exhibitions for the next 5 years.
(worth £ 5.000 + VAT)

 

FINALISTS EXHIBITION
The finalist artists selected by the international jury will participate in the major collective exhibition which will take place in London, at the Melia White House Hotel from the 22 – 24 of November 2019.
The jury, at its discretion, may decide to select a smaller or larger number of finalist artists based on qualitative and set-up reasons.
The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue.

The Artrooms Awards is open to all Artists with no restrictions of age, gender, nationality or any other qualifications. Each artist can participate also in more than one section by submitting a portfolio of works. Artworks may have been previously exhibited. The theme is free.

ENTRY FEE

The entry fee allows each artist to present their resume and a portfolio of up to 3 works to the selection jury. Moreover, the entry fee allows each artist to apply, without additional costs, to all the Artrooms Awards by filling out, where required, the dedicated application form.
The entry fee is for the partial coverage of the services offered by the Organization – The Artroomsfairs Ltd – (coordination of the selection by the jury, organization of the special Artrooms Awards, realization of the Finalists Exhibition, promotion and press office), and of the administration and secretarial expenses; the entry fee is:
30 £ to submit 1 work
50 £ to submit 2 works
75 £ to submit 3 works

Artists must keep a copy of the payment. The entry fee is not refundable.