The Hopper Prize 2018
Total awards: 5000 $
Join 40 $

Info & Rules

Contest info


The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and exhibition platform offering a series of individual artist fellowships totaling $5,000.00 USD. Organization Overview The Hopper Prize was established for the sole purpose of advancing the field of visual art by providing direct financial assistance to artists in the form of unrestricted fellowships.  We view the field of visual arts in its broadest and most inclusive sense and therefore make our awards available to artists engaged in artistic practices spanning all methods of production. Recipients will be determined by a panel of distinguished guest curators on the basis of artistic excellence and the promise of future potential. Our program seeks to support artists who demonstrate a serious commitment to the field and who currently need direct financial support to further their artistic practice. Mission We are committed to supporting artists from diverse cultural backgrounds at all stages of their professional careers. We are seeking to support 30 artists by 1 Providing Direct Financial Support via Individual Artist Grants  2 Connecting Artists with Curators  3 Providing a Platform to Gain Visibility  We Accept Entries in all Media • PAINTING  • PHOTOGRAPHY  • SCULPTURE  • DRAWING  • VIDEO  • PERFORMANCE  • CONCEPTUAL  • EXPERIMENTAL  • INSTALLATION Visibility Our organization supports individual artists through two primary modes: unrestricted grantmaking and a digital publication and archiving platform.  30 artists will be selected to have an image of their work, their biographies, and links to their personal websites archived at  Our aim is to build a comprehensive database of prize recipients and shortlisted artists that will serve as a resource for curators, gallery owners, collecters, and arts enthusiasts. Why Participate? Support  The Hopper Prize gives $5,000.00 USD in grant awards Connect  Our jurors are leading contemporary curators Exhibit  30 artists will be exhibited at Visibility  The Hopper Prize network will introduce your work to curators and collectors worldwide

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Start date

1 April 2018  -  15 May 2018


1 April 2018  -  15 May 2018


1 April 2018  -  15 May 2018



(5) ARTISTS WILL EACH RECEIVE $1 000 (30) ARTISTS Will Be Shortlisted and their Work Archived at Artists Work Will Be Reviewed By The Hopper Prize Team

General rules


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Available for citizens: Worldwide