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Saatchi launches new emerging artist prize, Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund inviting applications and 2022 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize shortlist unveiled, plus more!

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Emerging Artist Award 2022, VIC

fortyfivedownstairs is inviting submissions from emerging Australian visual artists for their annual showcase from 27 September – 8 October with a $3,000 prize pool. The award seeks works which exemplify innovation and originality across a range of media, from cutting-edge artistic practices to new takes on traditional styles.
Entries close 25 August; learn more and enter.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. Most recently she took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne. Instagram: @lleizy_