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Danish Embassy Art Prize

The Danish Embassy Art Prize is an annual art competition for Danish art students in the UK. The recipient of the prize will have the unique possibility of exhibiting at the Royal Danish Embassy in London.


The Danish Embassy Art Prize is an annual prize-giving event for UK-based artists from Denmark. It aims to showcase emerging artists and is open to BA and MA students from Denmark studying at or recently graduated from UK-based art programmes (up to 24 months following graduation).


The recipient of the Danish Embassy Art Prize will be offered an exhibition at the Royal Danish Embassy in London for one year. As part of this, an opening reception will be organised for the artist. The recipient will receive 10,000 DKK towards materials, installation and transport costs of their exhibition.


The external art professional jury for the Danish Embassy Art Prize 2020 is:


Mads Damsbo, Independent Art Historian and former director at Brandts Art Museum; Marie Nipper, Director, Copenhagen Contemporary; Stinna Toft, Chief Curator, Kunsten; and Barry Phipps, Fellow at Churchill College, University of Cambridge and Director of Studies in the History of Art, also at Churchill College, Cambridge.

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