The Foundwork Artist Prize is an annual juried award to recognize outstanding practice by contemporary artists. The deadline to register for the 2020 Prize is 5:00 pm ET, October 15 and artists working in any media are eligible.
The 2020 honoree will receive an unrestricted 10,000 USD grant and studio visits with each of the distinguished jurors. The honoree and three short-listed artists will also be featured in interviews as part of the Foundwork Dialogues program.
The jury for the 2020 Foundwork Artist Prize includes progressive curators, gallerists, and artists:
Natasha Ginwala, Associate Curator, Gropius Bau, Berlin, Artistic Director, 13th Gwangju Biennale
Anat Ebgi, Owner and Director, Anat Ebgi Gallery, Los Angeles
Kalup Linzy, Performance and Video Artist, 2020 Tulsa Artist Fellow, former Guggenheim Fellow
Humberto Moro, Deputy Director and Senior Curator, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Curator, EXPO Chicago, Adjunct Curator, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah
Rachel Adams, Chief Curator and Director of Programs, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha
Michael Ruiz, Founder and Managing Director, Future Gallery, Berlin and Mexico City
To be considered, artists will need to create a profile on Foundwork, with at least 5 published artworks, by 5:00 pm ET, October 15, 2020. Selection will take place between October 15—November 30, 2020. The Prize is open to artists internationally with limited exceptions as listed on the Foundwork website.
Artists can register at foundwork.art/signup and should see the FAQ on Foundwork for instructions and terms on eligiblity and the selection process. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.