International Emerging Artist Award

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Email this to someone

Participants are requested to submit an exhibition project which consists of a series of artwork using the media of their choice or a combination of media and support. The subject should express a contemporary issue or an original concept and should be preferably executed using innovative technique of production.


  • International Emerging Artist Award
  • Emerging Emirati Artist Award


  • The winner of both categories:
    • one year representative contract with International Emerging Artist Award which include:
      • An International exhibition road show.
      • An Invitation to attend the prize-presentation in Dubai.
      • An Exclusive media feature in New York Times Style Magazine (T.Emirates)
      • Full profile feature on the IEAA website.
      • A Participation as a jury member for the 2013-2014 award edition.
  • 2nd and 3rd place from both categories:
    • One artwork display at the prize–presentation at FN Designs gallery in Dubai in March 2013.

You are allowed to enter UP TO 20 images. Ensure your series follows one theme only.

Image requirements: 72 DPI, RGB mode and jpeg format and no bigger than 800 KB for each image.

Judging criteria:

  • ORIGINALITY: Jury will look at the originality of the work and technique that is used to execute it, creativity and quality of execution.
  • CONTEMPORARY: Jury will judge if the work is exposing one current issue or the way a global or universal topic is treated with an original and contemporary view. This is a contemporary art competition.
  • CONCEPT: The concept should express a personal point of view, critical and sensitive, and should reflect the universe and imagination of the artist.
  • COHERENCE: Between the work and the concept, jury members will check if the series proposed is consistent with the concept exposed.


Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Email this to someone