Deadline for applications Sunday 5 February 2023
New Art Exchange (NAE) is seeking applications from Nottinghamshire based Visual Artists for the NAE Open 2023. The exhibition will take place at NAE from May to September 2023.
The NAE Open is an open platform for Nottinghamshire based artists and Global Ethnic Majority artists living anywhere in the UK to apply and exhibit their work at NAE. A key aim of the show is to platform and raise the profile of the selected artists. Beyond the public exhibition itself, artists selected for the show will also be in the running for a range of prizes including future exhibitions, cash awards and developmental opportunities.
This year’s Selectors and Project Advocates are Sebah Chaudhry (Curator and Creative Producer, UK), Ismail Khokon (Socially Engaged Visual Artist, Nottingham), Melanie Kidd (Curator and Head of Programmes at NAE) and Kim Thompson (Artist, Nottingham).
The NAE Open Prizes will be announced on 15 July 2023 during the NAE Open 2023 Awards Ceremony, they include:
THE NAE EXHIBITION PRIZE
Awarded to an artist from the Global Ethnic Majority and including a commissioning grant, mentoring support with a future exhibition or performance held at NAE in 2024/2025. Selected by the NAE team and an assembly of community and sector wide representatives.
THE NAE RESIDENCY PRIZE
Awarded to an artist from the Global Ethnic Majority and including a future residency at NAE inclusive of financial support, provision of an artist’s studio space, and mentoring support from the team (to be held in 2024/2025). Selected by the NAE team and an assembly of community and sector wide representatives.
Cash award of £1,200. Selected by the NAE Open 2023 Selection Panel
THE PRIMARY RESIDENCY PRIZE
A two-week residency awarded to an artist from the Global Ethnic Majority living anywhere in the UK. Fee of £1000, access to a project space at Primary in 2023. Mentoring support, conversation with Primary’s artist community and the opportunity to present work to an audience. Selected by Colette Griffin, Artist Development Curator at Primary, and the wider Primary team.
THE NOTTINGHAM CONTEMPORARY LIVE ART PRIZE
Prize details to be confirmed.
THE QUAD/FORMAT PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE
A two-week residency for a lens-based media artist in QUAD’s dedicated Artist Studio space with mentoring and advice sessions with the QUAD/FORMAT curatorial team, and three monthly mentoring sessions thereafter. The prize winner will also get a chance to take over the QUAD Gallery Instagram account, to post work, texts and ideas. Selected by Peter Bonnell, QUAD Arts Programme Manager/ FORMAT Festival Director.
Posted on 09 December 2022