The 2017 Saatchi Gallery Art Prize for Schools is open and accepting entries. The deadline for entries is January 31st 2017.
The Saatchi Gallery Art Prize for Schools is unique in its scope and accessibility, and is one of the largest international competitions open to primary, secondary and sixth form schools from around the world. Schools can submit artwork from students between the ages of 4 and 18.
Schools can enter as many art works as they wish. There is no prescribed theme for works entered, nor is there a restriction on media used- sculpture, painting, installation, photography, video and mixed media artworks are all eligible and welcome.
Saatchi Gallery Art Prizes
A high profile exhibition of the top 20 shortlisted art works at the Saatchi Gallery in May 2017
Overall winner: £10,000 to winning school, £2,000 to winning pupil
Secondary school winner (ages 11-18): £5,000 to school, £1,000 to pupil
Primary school winner (ages 4-11): £5,000 to school, £1,000 to pupil
An overall winner will be chosen from the two age category winners, meaning that one school has the opportunity to collect £15,000, with the winning student receiving £3,000 to be spent on art and computer equipment.
Click on Enter and create an online profile for your school. You can then upload images and information about art works.
The Saatchi Gallery Art Prize for Schools is unique in its scope and accessibility, and is one of the largest international competitions open to primary, secondary and sixth form schools from around the world.
The Saatchi Gallery has a 30-year-long history of supporting emerging artists and bringing contemporary art to as wide an audience as possible. The Saatchi Gallery Art Prize for Schools aims to support and encourage budding young artists by providing them with a platform to showcase their work, and giving them the confidence to continue studying art and to consider a creative career.