Celeste Prize 2014

Celeste Network
Apr 4, 2014 12:48PM

Celeste Prize is an international contemporary arts prize which supports quality work by emerging artists in a worldwide, talent scouting environment. Every year thousands of artists use the prize to promote their works and their careers.


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20,500 euro cash prizes:

Project Prize 4,000 euro

Painting & Drawing Prize 4,000 euro

Photography & Digital Graphics Prize 4,000 euro

Video & Animation Prize 4,000 euro

Installation, Sculpture & Performance Prize 4,000 euro

Visitors Choice Prize 500 euro


This year’s team of international selectors is led by Elena Sorokina, chief-curator of Celeste Prize 2014 and independent curator based in Paris, France.


Selection Panel:

Antonia Alampi - Curator at Beirut Art Centre, Cairo, Egypt

Natasa Petresin Bachelez -  Chief-Editor Manifesta Journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

Daniele Balit  - Independent curator and critic, France

Daria de Beauvais - Curator at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

Jelle Bouwhuis  - Curator at Stedelijk  Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Andrea Bruciati - Independent curator and critic, Italy

Katerina Chuchalina - Curator at V-A-C Foundation, Moscow, Russia

Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield - Independent curator and philosopher, UK

N’Goné Fall - Independent curator and founder of Gaw-Lab, Senegal

Andrew Hunt - Director of Spacex, Exeter, UK

Mélanie Mermod  - Independent curator, Switzerland

Solvej Helweg Ovesen - Artistic Director at Grosses Treffen, Berlin, Germany

Oscar Roldàn-Alzarte - Curator, Museum of Modern Art Medellin, Colombia

Pedro Vélez - Independent curator, Chicago, USA


Deadline  for entries is 15 July 2014.


Entry fee payable online is 50 euro / work; 90 euro / project (includes up to 10 works).


Celeste Prize 2014 is supported by Celeste Network, a 57,000 member social network for contemporary arts, which includes gallerists, curators, critics, art organizers, collectors and many artists. Celeste Network is a fertile environment in which to promote artwork, make contact and start up art projects around the world. Take a look at Celeste Network, you can sign up and have your free page, then decide later if you wish to join the prize.

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