BOMBAY SAPPHIRE Artisan Series, in partnership with ARTSY, is now searching for the best new emerging artist in North America. In its third year, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE is inviting all Canadian visual artists over the age of 25 to submit their best art work online for a chance to win one of three trips to Miami, show their work at SCOPE MIAMI BEACH and a $10,000 USD stipend for an Artsy curated exhibition in New York City in 2019.
BOMBAY SAPPHIRE Artisan Series stirs creativity in all and celebrates artists by connecting them to the world’s top art curators, collectors and galleries through the partnership with Artsy.
How it works:
Open until July 11, 2018 all Canadian artists over the age of 25 can submit multiple pieces of visual art. Each photo of work will represent one entry. BOMBAY SAPPHIRE will accept any format of visual art, with the exception of film and video.
An Artsy jury will review all entries submitted based on the following criteria i) line; (ii) composition; (iii) creativity and originality; (iv) execution of the technique and level of difficulty of the process; and (v) originality of the work. Winners will be notified via email and will win a gallery event in Toronto, Vancouver or Montreal. The events will be held between August 2018 and October 2018 where one winner will receive a trip to Miami to participate in SCOPE MIAMI BEACH.
Miami Art Week:
Three Canadian artists will be selected to exhibit the winning work at SCOPE MIAMI BEACH and participate in the Artsy Grand Finale party. The judging committee will evaluate all the works presented during the event based on the evaluation criteria and will select one grand prize winner and one second place winner. In addition, participants will have the chance to select the winner of the audience award through a vote.