The Football Art Prize is a brand-new exhibition opportunity celebrating art and football, and giving artists from around the world the chance to show their work to a prestigious panel of judges, including artists, curators and football players; exhibit on a tour to three venues, Touchstones Rochdale, Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery and Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens and win £10,000 in cash and purchase prizes – with more awards to be announced shortly. The shortlist will be selected by a judging panel including David James, footballer; Jo Cunningham, curator; Kirstie Hamilton, curator; Mark Doyle, curator; Mark Wallinger, artist; Sacha Craddock, writer, critic, broadcaster.
Artists may submit up to four works at £10 for the first entry and £5 for each additional entry. Artists entering from a Rochdale, Sheffield or Sunderland postcode will have a reduced fee of £7.50 for the first entry.
- Awards: over £10,000
- Mediums: 2-dimensional artworks, including painting, drawing, photography, video, digital art, collage, mixed media, textile and more
- Who can enter: international artists over the age of 18
- Deadline: Friday 19 November, 5pm
- Venues: Touchstones Rochdale, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield and Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
- Entry Fee: £10
- First Prize: £5,000
- Second Prize: £3,000
- Third Prize: £2,000