2020 Foundwork Artist Prize

Deadline: 15 October 2020

2020 Foundwork Artist Prize

The Foundwork Artist Prize is an annual award to recognize outstanding practice by contemporary artists.

The deadline to sign up for the 2020 Prize is October 15th and artists working in any media are eligible.

The 2020 honoree will receive an unrestricted $10,000 grant and studio visits with each of the distinguished jurors. The honoree and three short-listed artists will also be featured in interviews as part of the Foundwork Dialogues program.

The jury for the 2020 Foundwork Artist Prize includes progressive international curators, gallerists, and artists:

Natasha Ginwala, Associate Curator, Gropius Bau, Berlin, Artistic Director, 13th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
Anat Ebgi, Owner and Director, Anat Ebgi Gallery, Los Angeles
Kalup Linzy, Performance and video artist, 2020 Tulsa Artist Fellow, Tulsa, former Guggenheim Fellow, New York
Humberto Moro, Deputy Director and Senior Curator, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Curator, EXPO Chicago, Chicago, Adjunct Curator, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah
Rachel Adams,  Chief Curator and Director of Programs, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha
Michael Ruiz, Founder and Managing Director, Future Gallery, Berlin and Mexico City

To be considered, artists will need to create a profile on Foundwork, with at least 5 published artworks, by 5:00 pm ET, October 15, 2020.
Selection will take place 5:00 pm ET October 15 – 5:00 pm ET November 30, 2020.

Visit to register.

Foundwork has a $4/month membership for artists (free for students). Artists should see the FAQ and Official Rules on Foundwork for instructions and terms. The Prize is sponsored by Foundwork, Inc. and you can send any questions to