The Foundwork Artist Prize is an annual juried grant awarded to recognize outstanding practices by emerging and mid-career artists working in any media.
The 2023 honoree will receive an unrestricted $10,000 grant and studio visits with each of the distinguished jurors.
In addition, the honoree and three shortlisted artists will be invited for interviews as part of the Foundwork Dialogues program to further public engagement with their practices.
The jury for the 2023 Foundwork Artist Prize includes esteemed curators, gallerists, and artists based in Los Angeles, Medellín, Miami, and New York:
Alex Gartenfeld, Artistic Director, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Miami
Davida Nemeroff, Founder, Night Gallery, Los Angeles
Shinique Smith, Multidisciplinary Artist, Los Angeles
Emiliano Valdés, Chief Curator, Medellín Museum of Modern Art, Medellín
Nicola Vassell, Founder, Nicola Vassell Gallery, New York
The Prize is open to artists residing anywhere in the world with limited exceptions, and the deadline to register is 5:00 pm PT, September 26, 2023.
To be considered, artists must maintain a published profile on the Foundwork website, with at least 6 artworks and an artist statement published on their profile page, throughout the selection period: 5:00 pm PT, September 26– 5:00 pm PT, December 31, 2023.
Foundwork membership costs $4 per month and can be canceled at any time. Artists should see the FAQ and Prize Rules posted on the Foundwork website for instructions, terms and conditions. If you have further questions, please email email@example.com.
Visit www.foundwork.art/signup to register.
Foundwork is a 501(c)3 charitable organization whose mission is to support access and recognition for contemporary artists wherever they are based. We provide a dedicated online platform where emerging and mid-career artists can share their work with curators, gallerists, and other prospective collaborators across the global contemporary art community. We also host ongoing programming, including the Foundwork Artist Prize, to foster engagement and interest for participating artists.