SALON09 – Art Prize
Produced by: Matt Roberts Arts, London
Deadline: 31st July 2009

Salon09 is an ambitious open submission exhibition, which creates a platform for international creative practitioners at all stages of their careers, to present their work to a range of influential and prominent art experts based in the UK. The exhibition will take place in September 2009 at a project space in the internationally renowned Vyner Street in East London.

This year we are introducing a Selectors’ Prize of £1000, and the John Jones Award for Contemporary Painting, which will consist of 12 months support towards professional development, a monetary prize of £500 and a £200 bursary for John Jones services.
The exhibition will be selected by:

Margot Heller, Director of the South London Gallery
Ceri Hand, Director of Ceri Hand Gallery
Gordon MacDonald, Projects Manager of Photoworks Gallery


Over the pastt wo years the annual Salon exhibitions have included 146 artists and received 1800 visitors. The Salon is produced by Matt Roberts Arts, a not-for-profit organisation based in south London, dedicated to supporting the professional development of artists, and creative practitioners. Please see examples of previous work below.
If you would like to apply please visit

The deadline for applications is 5pm (GMT) 31st July 2009.

In order to apply to Salon09 you will have to be registered as a member of Matt Roberts Arts. Membership lasts for a calendar year, and costs £8 for British based practitioners, and £10 for practitioners based outside of the UK. Please visit for more information on membership.



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