Salon Contemporary is offering emerging, innovative and passionate artists out there a chance to display their work in the creative hub of Notting Hill!Artist of the Week’ is a new and exciting competition, with the opportunity for one selected artist each week to have their work featured on our website in the run up to our AoW Christmas Exhibition. The winning candidate will then be offered a residency in London’s West End! We’re calling on artists from all fields including the visual arts, performance, dance, film, theatre, animation and music!


The exhibiting artists 'Artist of the Week: The Exhibition' are:
Akleria * Alyona Larinova * Dragana Jurisic * Helen Gorill

Friday, 29 October 2010

Judging Panel announced for Artist of the Week!

Salon Contemporary has the pleasure of introducing you to the five FANTASTIC judges, interviewing our ten AoW winners this Friday 5th November...

Samir Ceric:  Gallery Director and Founder of Salon Contemporary.  The panel's moderator.
Ceric will be looking for artists that challenge the current art scene, both conceptually and aesthetically.  

Ben Young:  Internationally acclaimed artist and mentor to the final AoW winner.
Ben’s experience and raw talent as a painter will be greatly appreciated on Friday.

Jean-Phillipe Vernes:  Experienced Art Collector

Vernes has snapped up works by the most established British artists, before they were recognised.

Medeia Cohan-Petrolino:  Acting Head of Alumni Relations for University of the Arts London where she runs the unique Emerging Artist Programme

Medeia will be keeping her eyes peeled for the rising stars of the emerging art scene.

Tigz Rice:  Editor for Creative Boom and professional photographer.

Tigz edits the cultural magazine, which attracts around 10,000 unique visitors everyday.

Click here to read a more detailed description of our AoW Judging Panel!

The short listed artists will be chosen by 5pm on Friday 5th November.  Once they are announced, the public will be allowed to vote for their favourite Artist of the Week, via the voting poll that will be situated on THIS BLOG once the announcement is made.  The closing date for voting is 5pm on Monday 29th November.  

The judges will then discuss the outcome of the public’s choice, which will assist them in nominating the final Artist of the Week winner, who will be announced at the opening of the AoW Christmas Show on 1st December.  What an incredibly exciting month November is going to be for Salon Contemporary. 

Don’t miss your chance to get involved!

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