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10 Gallery Artist Talent Spotting

21 January 2011

Arts gallery 10 Gales is launching a competition to support and promote art students and emerging artists.

The winner of the ‘Ten Gales Prize’, will have their own solo show at 10 Gales Gallery.

The Gallery, tucked away under the railway arches by Bethnal Green tube station, says this is an open call for talent in  painting, drawing, printing, sculpture, film, video-art or installation, live art and mixed media and it doesn't matter whether it figurative or abstract

“We are looking forwards to articulating our white gallery space with new talents, new colours, fresh voices, cutting the edge approaches, new messages and new concepts. We are looking forwards to hearing from you.”

Details and Entry Requirements can be found below

Submissions are free.
Submissions deadline: 30/01/11.
Selected artists will be contacted by 15/02/2011.
Exhibition and ceremony awards dates will be published by 01/03/2010.

Coordinated and curated by iceberg Fernandez.
Contact: [email protected]

10 Gales Gallery
Railway Arch 10, 
Gales Gardens Mews


  • The artists must have been graduated from a Ba or Ma between 2007 and 2010, or being currently attending the final year of their degree or Masters degree.
  • The entrants must live or study in the UK.
  • A maximum of 3 artworks can be submitted per artist.
  • The organisers do not take any responsibility for the artworks. Artists are encouraged to consider insurance.
  • If selected for the exhibition, the artist agrees to the reproduction of their work in association with the exhibition.

Please send the following information to this e-mail address [email protected]:

About yourself:
Your C.V and personal statement.

Scanned copy of your student card, probing you have been graduated from a Ba or Ma between 2007 and 2010, or being currently attending the final year of their degree or Masters degree

About your artworks:

  • You can submit up to three artworks.
  • Working title.
  • Medium.
  • Dimensions.
  • Images in jpg.
  • Links to visualise/listen to your work.

SELECTION PANEL (in alphabetical order):

  • Sal Anderson- Film artist and Senior lecturer at LCC (University of the Arts).
  • Graham Evans- Artist and Senior Lecturer at University of Westminster.
  • iceberg Fernandez- Film & Video artist, coordinator and curator 10 Gales Prize.
  • Tessa Peters- Independent Curator and Senior Lecturer, School of Media Arts & Design, University of Westminster.
  • Paula Roush- Artist, independent curator and visiting art lecturer at LSB University and University of Westminster.

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