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New Benefits for participating Artists I CELESTE PRIZE 2011, 3rd edition


CELESTE PRIZE 2011, 3rd edition
Last day for prize entries 31 July
Final exhibition and awards in New York in November 2011
6,000 € – Painting Prize
6,000 € – Photography & Digital Graphics
6,000 € – Video & Animation
6,000 € – Installation & Sculpture
6,000 € – Live Media & Performance
The 50 finalist artists will be chosen by a jury and selection comittee of international art critics and curators led by Eugene Tan. Each selector will make his or her personal choices known in public, onsite. Names of selectors will be published no later than end of February.
Winners receive
* Cash prizes totaling 20,000€
* Promotion and exposure by a New York based press office
* Personalised, 2 minute video-trailer for each winner
* 150-page catalogue is free for winners
Benefits for Finalists

Cash reimbursement for travel/transport totaling 10,000 €
5 artists invited to an exhibition at the Tria Gallery – New York
 2 artists invited to a residency in Lecce and Siena (Italy)
1 artist invited to a residency in Brooklyn – New York
Promotion and exposure by a New York based press office
 150-page catalogue is free for finalists

Benefits for all participating artists

2 works in Celeste Prize 2011 – New York
2 works in theme exhibitions Producing Censorship – Milan/New York
1 photographer at Shipping Minds exhibition, Coimbra, Portugal, 7-28 May
 4 video works in a video screening at Icon Gallery, Coimbra, Portugal, 28 May
Fonlad Festival, Portugal, exhibition on the UAVM Museum
 Student artist receives a free 3 months art course at the Siena Art Institute, Italy
Constant international promotion, thanks to priority filters and special displays
Facilitated access to over 300 curators and 200 art galleries active in the network
 Hundreds of artists are contacted in Celeste every year with invitations to exhibit

Final Exhibition, Get to-Know Party, Open Studios in New York
* Invite to a unique Get to-Know Party pre-final exhibition party
* Jurors will introduce works in a tour of 50 finalist works
* Art talk with curators
* Brooklyn Open Studios
Are you an Artist?Get your Prize Membership
Are you a Curator, Gallery, Journalist, Institution, Museum?Get your Free Plus Membership