How to enter

  • Please read the terms and conditions carefully before completing the entry, as they will form the basis of the contract between you and the ArtGemini Prize.
  • Decide on the number of works (maximum 6 entries) you wish to enter. You can submit your image now or at a later date if you are making new work. The contest is open to all artists worldwide with no age limit.
  • Open to all genres of 2D and 3D art eg painting, mixed media, drawing, ink, watercolour, calligraphy, original print, photography, digital art, sculpture and ceramic excluding installation and video.
  • Register by completing the online registration form.
  • Images of works must be in jpeg format. Recommended ideal size is 2MB, with minimum size 250KB, maximum 4MB. For best viewing, we recommend a maximum resolution of 300 dpi and pixel dimension of 1600 pixels or more wide. Remember to provide a high-quality image, as it may be used on the website and in promotional material.
  • You must include the title of your work, the year it was created, medium and size including frame (maximum size 150 x 150cm except Sculpture maximum size 50 x 50 x 50 cm). Limited edition print must declare the number of editions.
  • Only one image of each work must be submitted and should be titled with artist’s surname, then first name and title of work, eg LEE, John, ‘Untitled’
  • Any work submitted must be available for sale in the exhibition if shortlisted.
  • You must state an estimated sale price of the work, including VAT if you are registered, ie the price a gallery would normally charge. The price should include ArtGeminiPrize 50% sales commission which will be donated to selected charity. Sensible pricing is recommended.
  • An artist statement (max 100 words) is recommended and followed by a curriculum vitae (CV) if shortlisted.
  • You will need a credit/debit card ready to pay via Stripe. Use your full name for reference on your payment.  Also a friend can pay on your behalf.
  • Please do not send your physical artwork to us unless you are notified that you are shortlisted.

Entry fee:      

  • First entry – £20
  • Up to 3 entries – £45
  • Up to 6 entries – £70
  • Maximum 6 entries and  entry fees are non-refundable.