Application deadline: Monday 30 September.
Artpegazs invite visual artists working in all fine art media to participate in this contest. Through this contest, they will offer 1 artist the chance to win free 3 weeks artist residency (travel + accommodation ) at beautiful seaside resort – ArtFarm Liepaja with further opportunity to hold a solo exhibition at the gallery Artpegazs, Riga in 2020. We accepting all contemporary and fine art submissions that clearly employ and represent the theme of contest The theme for 2019 is Taste of Life.
Have you ever thought about what Life actually tastes like? How its Taste changes according to what we feel, where we are ,what we experience and how contemporary art should interpret and respond to it?
Organised by: the gallery ArtPegazs in co-operation with the RZ collection.inc
Location of contest exhibition: the gallery ARTPEGAZS, Rūpniecības iela 18, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvia
Location of artist residency: ArtFarm Liepaja, outskirts of LIEPAJA, Latvia
Show Dates: October 30th through November 26tth, 2019
Opening Reception: October 30th, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
About This Contest:
In the first stage: applications of the submitted images of works are assessed by a jury to make a selection of works for the exhibition
In the second stage: artworks of 30 contest finalists are assessed in the contest exhibition at the art gallery Artpegazs and prizes are presented
Please note: The Cost is 25 Euro per entry.
3 weeks artist residency (travel grant +accommodation ) at Artfarm Liepaja seaside resort
(june-september) with further opportunity to hold a solo exhibition at the gallery Artpegazs in 2020.
Resident is to be provided with:
– travel grant – accommodation in a furnished studio apartment (studio, kitchen + living room, household appliances) at the ArtFarm Liepaja,
– a studio (63 m2) at the ArtFarm Liepaja ,
– PR support of the developing project
– assistance in coordination of the developing project (introduction to the local context, meetings arrangement, information and literature search assistance);
– official invitation letter for visa (if any)
Resident is expected to:
– submit final artworks at the end of stay for the solo exhibition at the gallery ArtPegazs, Riga. Logistics and other details are to be negotiated individually).
For more information and to apply visit: artpegazs.com/