Entries for the Sasol New Signatures Art Competition are open until 30 June. Forms can be collected from the gallery or downloaded online. The KZNSA Gallery is the KZN drop off zone for artwork submissions, due between 10h00 and 16h00on Thursday, 29 June 2017 and Friday, 30 June 2017.
The final round of judging where the winners are chosen takes place at the Pretoria Art Museum in August. Works are judged individually, based on the concept, use of material, quality of craftsmanship, and skill demonstrated.
The winners will be announced on 30th August 2017 at a gala event, after which the winning works will be displayed at the prestigious Pretoria Art Museum from Thursday, 31 August to Sunday, 8 October 2017. The winner will receive R100 000 and a solo exhibition at next year’s exhibition, with the runner up winning R25 000 and the five merit award winners receiving R10 000 each.
Zyma Amien, 2016 winner, will hold her first solo exhibition within the official exhibition at Pretoria Art Museum.