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Salon Art Prize 2011 is Calling for Submissions

Matt Roberts Arts is inviting you to send submissions for the Salon Art Prize 2011. Paintings, sculptures, installations and 2-D media (drawings, collages, printmakings etc) are eligible.

The Salon Art Prize 2011 is the fifth annual open submission exhibition produced by Matt Roberts Arts, which will take place at Matt Roberts Arts gallery on Vyner Street in East London. The exhibition will take place from the 7th – 29th October, 2011.

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Salon Art Prize, Matt Roberts Arts will be offering a separate prize of £1000 for each of the four categories.


This year the Salon Art Prize will be accepting: Painting, Sculpture and Installation (including sound) and 2-D Media (which includes drawing, collage, printmaking etc).

If you want to see some of the past Salon Art Prize exhibitions, click here.


To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Salon Art Prize, Matt Roberts Arts will be offering a separate prize of £1000 (one for each category).


  • The Salon Art Prize is open to all Associate Members of Matt Roberts Arts. Membership costs £10 for UK and international applicants.
  • It is possible to submit a mixed media application (e.g. one painting, one drawing and a sculpture) however you must choose a single category that best describes your overall practice or else based on which selector you would like to have primary responsibility for your application.
  • If there are over 250 applications in any one category the curatorial team at Matt Roberts Arts will make a long-list that will be passed on to the selection panel.
  • There is no size limit, although work must not be excessively heavy. Work deemed dangerous to public safety will not be considered.
  • International submissions are encouraged, however transportation of work to and from the venue must be secured and consignment notes provided before the exhibition commences.
  • There is a 50% commission on all sales. If you are already commercially represented we are willing to negotiate with your gallery on a shared rate.

How to enter?

In order to apply, you will need to send three images of works you would like to submit to sap2011 [at] (please replace [at] with @) and make an associate membership fee of £10 via the official website.

For more information please email sap2011 [at] (please replace [at] with @).

Entry fee

  • £10 membership fee