Unlock Your Spirit
unlock your talent and show it to the world
unlock your talent and show it to the world

Whether it’s a photograph, video, painting, or even a sketch of what you plan to showcase, you’re encouraged to embrace your impulsiveness during the lockdown and submit your entry in whatever media format you prefer.

Show us what creativity means to you. To meet the entry criteria, your artwork should have been created in 2020 and relate to your lockdown experience in some way. From all the entries we will select a shortlist of the 20 most successful pieces, who will be invited to the next stage where their work will be reviewed by a panel of art industry experts. The winning submission will have a rare chance to showcase their work at The Artistry – our gallery and storytelling space in central London.

To enter the competition, post an image or video of your artwork on Instagram and tag us on @so.shiro, along with #ArtistsSupportingArtists and #UnlockYourTalent to submit your work by June 30, 2020. The 20 successful entries will then be judged by our industry expert panel of judges.

Criteria

  • The artist must be able to demonstrate the relevance of their piece as a response to the current lockdown and to the theme, “Unlock your spirit”.
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  • To qualify for the final solo show prize, the artist must be able to provide a digital portfolio to support the submitted work.
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  • The work should be made available for the agreed-upon period of the show, factoring in shipping time, delivery dates and installation (date to be confirmed).
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  • The submitted entry (the work) must be original, and can be created in any media.
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  • There is no minimum size limit or formatThe competition is open to both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional works.
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  • All work entered into the competition must have been completed while in lockdown.

 

We wish you luck and we can not wait to see all of your submissions

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