Calling All Artists: Arte Laguna Deadline Extension and New Residencies

Amy Lin of Saffronart shares some updates on the 2013 Arte Laguna Art Prize

New York: In a previous post, Jacopo Zanon of Arte Laguna announced the 7th International Art Prize in Venice. This is a fantastic opportunity for artists around the world to compete for a prize, a solo exhibition, and a residency. Arte Laguna in collaboration with The Italian Cultural Association MoCA organizes the Arte Laguna International Prize to promote and develop avant-garde contemporary art.

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The deadline for the Prize applications has been extended to November 27 by mail and December 5, 2012, on the website. In addition, Arte Laguna is launching two exciting new residences in Beijing and Venice.

The Lab-Yit Beijing Artist Residency offers an artist the opportunity to work in the cultural capital of China with a month long accommodation, studio, assistance, a €200 grant and a final exhibition.

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The Loft Miramarmi in Venice is located in the historical marble district of the city and offers two artists a month long stay with accommodation, studio, workshop, a €500 grant and a concentration in working with marble.

€180,000 in prize money is being awarded to artists in various media including painting, sculpture, installation, photography, video art performance, and virtual art. This is a prime opportunity for both new and experienced artists. Finalists will display their works at a collective exhibition at the Venice Arsenal and the Romanian Cultural Institution of Venice in March, 2013. What are you waiting for? Apply.

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