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Aligned with its mission to support the local art scene, The Art Circle is thrilled to launch an OPEN CALL for artists for the first Art Circle Award.

The Art Circle Award is a small format painting contest, and it is open to UAE Nationals and foreigners residing in the United Arab Emirates, over 18 years of age.

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The proposed artworks shall be exclusively made for the Art Circle.

Proposals received will be reviewed by a jury of art experts comprising directors of institutions, collectors and curators.

10 shortlisted applicants will have the chance to be included in an exhibition.

The winning proposal will be unveiled the day of the exhibition opening and awarded AED 10,000 

The winning proposal will be part of the Art Circle collection, and it will be reproduced in a giclee print using the most appropriate and highest quality techniques and given as The Art Circle 2022 Gift to the different art specialists it interacts with during its various visits and exchanges (Collectors, artists and art institutions representatives).​

Deadline: November 27th, 2021

For any further information, email us: info@theartcircle.ae

Shortlisted Candidates