NAE Open 2020 Prizes

14 February 2020


We are delighted to announce the prizes for the NAE Open 2020! Beyond the public exhibition itself which will launch on Friday 3 July, 6pm a number of prizes will be awarded over the course of the show, including cash prizes and a range of professional development opportunities. Find out the full list below.

  • The NAE Exhibition Prize: Commissioning grant, mentoring support, future exhibition or performance at NAE

Selected by NAE Curators

  • The NAE Talent Development Prize: Inclusion in ExperiMentor, NAE's artist development programme

Selected by NAE Curators

  • Judges Prize: Cash award of £1,500

Selected by judging panel

  • Public Choice Prize: Cash award of £1,500

Selected by visitors to the exhibition

  • New Midland Group Prize: £1,000 commissioning grant, production and mentoring support plus exhibition

Selected by: The New Midland Group - Backlit, One Thoresby Street and Primary

  • Nottinghamshire Artist Prize: Cash award

Sponsored and selected by: John E Wright and other local partners

  • FORMAT Photography Prize: Mentoring session with Louise Fedotov-Clements

Selected by Louise Fedotov-Clements, Artistic Director of FORMAT and QUAD

Further prizes may be announced.

Want to apply? Visit our application portal now!


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