The Secret Art Prize is the most unique art prize for emerging and established artists.

We specialise in giving you a platform to empower you and the work you produce.

The philosophy of the Secret Art Prize is exclusively about exposure and connections, with the winner recieving experience that money can't buy.


From Curious Duke Gallery

It may have started in September 2011 as a pop up and online gallery, but Curious Duke Gallery now stands as a fully fledged 'anti-gallery', and currently London's leading urban and contemporary art space for emerging artists.

The winning artist will receive:

      - Representation

      - Exhibition

      - Mentoring with Director Eleni Duke

From Moniker Art Fair

Established in 2010, Moniker Art Fair has earned a reputation as one of the most exciting contemporary art fairs with its roots embedded in urban culture.

The winning artist will receive:

     - A display of Art Work at Moniker Art Fair

     - Commission of an installation piece which incorporates a collection of the winning artist's work.

From Great Art

GreatArt are the UK’s largest range of art materials with over 50,000 products available online and a 8,500 square foot shop in Shoreditch. In-store services include custom framing, canvas by the metre and Click and Collect as well as providing products from all your favourite brands.

The winning artist will receive:

     - £1000 worth of Great Art vouchers

     - Feature on their online magazine

From Metro Imaging

Over 37 years in the photographic industry has taught them that every person who works there is as important as their clients. Their aim is for a flexible workforce with multi-skilled and cross-trained people so that their level of expertise is second to none.

The winning artist will receive:

     - Premier Print + Portfolio Prize worth over £500

     - Set of x10 portfolio prints based on our Premier Bespoke Service 

     - A guided lab and production tour

     - A one-to-one portfolio review with the Creative Director

     - Tailored production advice with a Metro Imaging print technician

Cash Prize

     - The winning artist will receive a £1000 cash prize


The four runners up will receive £250 voucher from Great Art, mentoring with Eleni Duke, representation from Curious Duke Gallery, and a place in a group exhibition at Curious Duke Gallery.

The People’s Choice Award will see a long-list of 100 applicants' artwork open for public voting. The winner will be immediately accepted into the shortlist of the final 20 applicants eligible for the Prize.

The Secret Art Prize is open to all urban and contemporary artists. Disciplines welcome include painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking and photography. We do not accept film and performance pieces.

Applications are open 1st March - 31st June 2019. Extended to 5th July 2019.


For more information on using our online form, please click here.

Secret Art Prize Award Ceremony 2019

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