The Signature Art Prize 2012 - The Gala would like to announce this year’s Signature Art Prize Gala.

Over 500 submissions were received, from student and graduate artists from around the world, entering for the chance to win representation by one of four cash prize of £1,000 each and gifts from our sponsors.

Over the summer, judges from London’s Art and Culture scene have come together to decide a winner in each of the four categories of painting, photography, sculpture, and mixed media.


Mark Westall - Creative Director of Fadwebsite

Marissa Cox - Online Arts Editor for Art Wednesday

Chris Pensa - Owner/Founder of Love Art London

Amira Hashish - Assistant Arts Editor of The Evening Standard

Ryan Lanji - Art Curator

Michal Ohana Cole - 2011 Signature Art Prize Winner: Mixed Media

Carolina Piteria - 2011 Signature Art Prize Winner: Painting

The forty finalists will be published here on Tuesday the 28th August by 12pm.

The four category winners will be announced at the VIP (invite only) opening gala exhibition on Tuesday 25th September 2012 6-9pm, constructed in the historical Old Spitalfields market, in London’s Square Mile, showcasing all forty finalists. From there, the coveted exhibition will move into’s Execution Room for the First Thursday of October until 11th of November 2012 6-9pm on Vyner Street in East London.

We also invite you to participate in the People’s Choice Award, which will be open for voting from the 25th September until October 29th.

The winner of the People’s Choice will be announced at the second evening reception at’s Execution Room on November 1st @ 7pm. They will receive a £1,000 cash prize.

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