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
The winner will receive art materials to the value of £1000 GBP
The runner-up will receive art materials to the value of £500 GBP
The 10 finalists will exhibit their work at the Griffin Gallery, London, from 20 March-18 April
First Round: Curated + Community Voting
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:
- 50 works with highest average community votes
- 250 submissions selected by our
professional Saatchi Art team
Second Round: Juried Voting
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:
- 30 submissions selected by our professional jury will
move on to the final round
Final Round: Judge
A judge selected by Saatchi Art will select the winner and runner-up of our In Glorious Colour.
- The winner will receive art materials to the value of £1000 GBP
- The runner-up will receive art materials to the value of £500 GBP
- The 10 finalists will exhibit their work at the Griffin Gallery, London, from 20 March-18 April
- The cost of shipping works to the exhibition will be covered by the Griffin Gallery.