AFI EKONG

VISUAL ART COMPETITION, 2018

Over £2,500 in prizes to be won

Calabar, Nigeria

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The Afi Akong Visual Art Prize aims to reveal and promote talented artists; amateur or professionals who are the best at what they do and can fly the Cross River State flag with their work. Its function is to discover artists either with raw talents or refined with no limits on age but resident in Cross River or resident anywhere in the world but from the state.

What are the submission criteria?

•        No age limit on submissions

•        Open to amateur and professional artists

•        Open to artists from Cross River or resident of the state

 

IMPORTANT DATES

1. Submission

1st January -28th February

2. Voting Window

16th February- 22nd February

3. Announcement of Longlist

23rd February

4. Announcement of Shortlist

1st March

5. Announcement of Winners

14th March

6. Presentation and Public unveiling of winners

14th April

WHAT TO EXPECT

Main Categories

The Prize is aimed at visual artists working in one or more of the following media: drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, decorative art, but will be divided into 2 categories.

Painting: This category is open to all those who believe that have, and can convey emotions through strokes, pencil, brush or paint.

Photography: This category is open to photographers, amateur or professional who have met the entry qualification and can wow us with what they have been able to capture with their camera.

Both Sub-categories:

–         Junior Competition: The junior competition will be open to all secondary school students of Cross River origin (wherever they reside) and all secondary school students in Cross River.  Winners will be required to show proof of school attendance or/and state of origin(for those schooling outside the State)

–         Open Competition: This category is open to all Cross Riverians and residents in the state, with school cert and above.

PRIZES

The Winners Won’t Be Left Unsupported

Junior Sub-category (Painting and Photography)
£200
  • worth of scholarship

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Winners, if they wish, will also receive 6 Months
6 Months
  • mentoring from seasoned professionals in their field.
  • The finalists will be included in a group exhibition in gallery. You will have the chance to be supported and personally advised by experts in the industry.

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Senior Sub-category (Painting and Photography)
£1000
  • cash to fund the production of further work and an exhibition with other finalist.

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ADDRESS

Calabar,

Nigeria, West Africa

 

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CONTACT

submission@afiekongvisualartcompetition.com

+234 705 153 6836

 

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