17 Mar 2018 to 21 May 2018
fortyfivedownstairs and Future Leaders are inviting submissions from emerging Australian artists for the annual Emerging Artist Award 2018.
A selection of approximately 25 artworks will be chosen for a two-week exhibition from 19 to 30 June 2018 at fortyfivedownstairs, with $3,000 worth of prizes awarded to the finalists whose work most closely aligns with the Award selection criteria.
With a growing community of Emerging Artist Award alumni experiencing industry success, the Award is a proven catalyst for ongoing recognition and professional development and allows audiences the privilege of accessing early-career works by exciting young artists.
fortyfivedownstairs showcase independent, experimental and thought-provoking visual art. The Emerging Artist Award 2018 is an opportunity to examine developing trends in the contemporary art scene whilst allowing emerging artists to gain exposure in a professional setting and kick-start their careers.
Submissions close 21 May 2018. Exhibition runs from 19 to 30 June 2018.