Saatchi Art is delighted to be partnering with Ace Hotel Downtown L.A., which opened in early 2014 in the historic United Artists building in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles.
The works of the 30 shortlisted artists will be publicly displayed during a special exhibition party Upstairs at Ace Hotel Downtown LA for one night only on Thursday, February 5. During the event, the names of the winner and the 10 finalists will be announced.
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, Chief Curator at Saatchi Art, will review the 300 semi-finalists. Of those 300:
A judge selected by Saatchi Art will select the winner and runner-up of our The Painted World.