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"Call for Nominations"
2000-11-02 until 2000-12-31
FNB Vita Art Prize 2001
Auckland Park, GA,
ZA South Africa
Just three months are left for members of the public to submit nominations
for the FNB Vita Art Prize, South Africa's most prestigious contemporary art
award. Presented in association with the Sandton Civic Gallery, FNB Vita Awards
invites the public to nominate artists who exhibit work between January and
December 2000, to be commissioned for the FNB Vita Art Prize 2001.
The FNB Vita Art Prize system aims to promote an interest and awareness of
South African contemporary art and after reviewing and considering all
nominations, a panel of judges will draw up a short list of a maximum of six
These artists will be commissioned to produce a new work for the FNB Vita
Art Prize and Exhibition to be held at the Sandton Civic Gallery during
July/August 2001. One of these artists will be selected as the FNB Vita
Contemporary Artist of the Year, winning the overall prize of R35,000.
Nomination forms can be found at participating galleries in Johannesburg,
Cape Town and Durban. Simply fill out the form and send it to FNB Vita
Awards (postage paid). For further information or to receive a nomination
form, call (011) 442 8435 or visit www.artslink.co.za/fnb.