The Signature Art Prize Forty Finalists
DegreeArt.com would like to announce this year’s forty Signature Art Prize Finalists.
Over 500 submissions were received, from student and graduate artists from around the world, entering for the chance to win representation by DegreeArt.com one of four cash prize of £1,000 each and gifts from our sponsors.
(In alphabetical order)
Our judges, from London’s Art and Culture scene, came together to decide a winner in each of the four categories of Painting, Photography, Sculpture, and Mixed Media.
Mark Westall- Creative Director of Fadwebsite
Marissa Cox- Online Arts Editor for Art Wednesday
Chris Pensa- Owner/Founder of Love Art London
Amira Hashish- Assistant Arts Editor of The Evening Standard
Ryan Lanji - Art Curator
Michal Ohana Cole- 2011 Signature Art Prize Winner: Mixed Media
Carolina Piteria- 2011 Signature Art Prize Winner: Painting
The four category winners will be announced at the VIP (invite only) opening gala exhibition on Tuesday 25th September 2012 6-9pm, constructed in the historical Old Spitalfields market, in London’s Square Mile, showcasing all forty finalists. From there, the coveted exhibition will move into DegreeArt.com’s Execution Room for the First Thursday of October until 11th of November 2012 6-9pmon Vyner Street in East London.
Directors of DegreeArt.com, Elinor Olisa and Isobel Beauchamp, will be welcoming you to their gallery to see the finalists and spend a moment with the winning signature pieces.
We also invite you to participate in the People’s Choice Award, which will be open for voting from the 31st August until October 29th.
The winner of the People’s Choice will be announced at the second evening reception at DegreeArt.com’s Execution Room on November 1st @ 7pm. They will receive a £1,000 cash prize.
Should you wish to cover this event, to arrange interviews with the finalists, or to gain coverage of the announcements of the results please contact Hannah@DegreeArt.com/ 020 8980 0395