Wednesday 28 January 2015
People's Palace Projects, an arts organization part of QMUL has joined forces with The Embassy of Brazil and Itaú BBA to announce the launch of its 1st Visual Arts Awards. The inaugural Visual Arts Awards is now opened for submissions from all UK-based artists and is focused on the cities of London and Rio de Janeiro, the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games hosts, and the thematic links and connections between the two. Different formats of creative works will be accepted, from paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, ceramic and prints. The prize for 1st place is £3,000, and £1,000 for both 2nd and 3rdplace.