The New Emergence Art Prize 2021 offers a £500 cash prize and a permanent feature in our online gallery.  We want to help under represented artists to gain exposure and provide financial support. 


This is our third open call and during these difficult times we have decided to raise the prize to £500 and lower application fees to £10 for one entry.

How To Apply

Complete the application form below


Pay the £10 submission fee for one artwork, £15 for two and £20 for three entries (the fee covers admin costs & contributes to the prize fund)


Email 1 JPG image per entry (up to 2mb per file) OR a URL link to Youtube or Vimeo for videos to  

Please include your full name and the title of your artwork within the JPG

(e.g. John Smith_Artwork Title).


Application Timeline

Submissions Open: 20 December 2020

Deadline for submissions: 8 February 2021 (23:59 GMT)

Shortlist announcement: 15 February 2021

Winner announced: 22 February 2021

Application Form

Thank you for applying. Please pay the entry fee & submit your artwork