2020 Foundwork Artist Prize: International Open Call

2020 Foundwork Artist Prize: International Open Call


Christian Ruiz Berman, Rites of passage, 2018. Oil, acrylic, hydrocal, ink, wooden spikes, veneer on shaped panels, 52 x 63 x 2 inches. Image courtesy the artist.

September 10, 2020
2020 Foundwork Artist Prize: International Open Call
September 10–October 15, 2020

The Foundwork Artist Prize is an annual juried award to recognize outstanding practice by contemporary artists. The deadline to register for the 2020 Prize is October 15 and artists working in any media are eligible.

The 2020 honoree will receive an unrestricted 10,000 USD grant and studio visits with each of the distinguished jurors. The honoree and three short-listed artists will also be featured in interviews as part of the Foundwork Dialogues program.

The jury for the 2020 Foundwork Artist Prize includes the following progressive curators, gallerists, and artists:

Natasha Ginwala, Associate Curator, Gropius Bau, Berlin; Artistic Director, 13th Gwangju Biennale

Anat Ebgi, Owner and Director, Anat Ebgi Gallery, Los Angeles

Kalup Linzy, performance and video artist, 2020 Tulsa Artist Fellow, former Guggenheim Fellow

Humberto Moro, Deputy Director and Senior Curator, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; Curator, EXPO Chicago; Adjunct Curator, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah

Rachel Adams, Chief Curator and Director of Programs, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha

Michael Ruiz, Founder and Managing Director, Future Gallery, Berlin and Mexico City

To be considered, artists will need to create a profile on Foundwork, with at least 5 published artworks, by 5pm ET, October 15, 2020. The selection process will take place between October 15–November 30. 

Artists can register at foundwork.art/signup and should see the FAQ on Foundwork for instructions and terms. If you have any questions, please email support [​at​] foundwork.art.

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