Prizes and Awards

BADA Art Prize 2022

Updated: 21 June 2022

BADA is proud to announce that the BADA Art Prize is returning for a second year, seeking to promote “the antiques of tomorrow” by awarding a £1,000 grant to an emerging contemporary artist whose work exemplifies the enduring ingenuity and quality illustrated by our members’ objects.

Finalists will be selected by a panel of industry experts, including internationally recognised artists, art critics, and curators. The winner will be determined by live public polling and awarded at the BADA Week reception in London on 7 October 2022. The finalist’s works will be on public view in London at the reception therefore it is the artists responsibility to ensure the works are available for showcasing during this period.

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in or have completed a post-secondary education at a UK institution. Submissions must be original works produced within the last 2 years. Beyond this, there's no criteria - all medium and styles are welcomed.

What you get: £1,000, finalists' works will be on public view in London.

Deadline 16 September 2022

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