For our In Glorious Colour Showdown we are delighted to be partnering again with Winsor & Newton, who have been making the finest art materials since the company was founded in 1832 (JMW Turner was known to have used Winsor & Newton paints).
Artist Jaime Gili will select the 10 finalists, including the winner and runner-up, along with Rebecca Wilson, Chief Curator, Saatchi Art, Becca Pelly-Fry, Director of the Griffin Gallery, London, and Nigel Hurst, CEO of the Saatchi Gallery, London.
We will be hosting a Showdown exhibition, featuring the work of the In Glorious Colour finalists. The exhibition will take place at Winsor & Newton's gallery, the Griffin Gallery, in London from 20 March-18 April
Jaime Gili is a widely acclaimed artist known for his vividly coloured and energetic geometric artworks. In 1998, Jaime received his MA in painting from the Royal College of Art, after studying in Caracas and Barcelona. He completed a PhD at the University of Barcelona in 2001. He has exhibited internationally with exhibitions in Miami, Caracas, New York, and London. In addition to exhibitions, Jaime also has been... Read More
The first round consists of two parts: the community vote and the curated vote. Anyone with a valid Saatchi Art account is able to participate in the community vote. All valid entries will be randomly displayed an equal number of times during the community vote and each work will be voted on a scale of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest). A total of 300 submissions will progress to the next round including:
A jury, selected by Saatchi Art and led by Rebecca Wilson, Director of the Saatchi Gallery, London, will review the 300 semi-finalists. Of those 300:
A judge selected by Saatchi Art will select the winner and runner-up of our In Glorious Colour.