Software Deadline: June 25th 2020

Sasol New Signatures Artwork Competitors requires artists to go ‘past’

Sasol is now open for entries into the Sasol New Signatures Artwork Competitors – one in every of South Africa’s oldest and most revered artwork competitions.

The competitors is now in its 31st yr of existence and this yr we encourage entrants to submit works which might be imaginative, transgressive, transcendent, disruptive, boundless and ‘past’.


In case you are a South African artist who’s 18 years or older, and you haven’t but held a solo exhibition, the Sasol New Signatures competitors is right for you.

You probably have held a solo exhibition for tutorial functions, for instance, a Grasp’s diploma exhibition, you might be additionally allowed to enter.

What mediums are accepted?

Artists are in a position to submit artworks in all creative mediums together with images, efficiency artwork, video and installations.


  • Not solely do rising artists profit immensely from the profile of being named a winner, the competitors can be “an enabler for rising artists to not solely unsettle societal conventions, however to additionally broaden the chances of artwork” says Sidogi.
  • The general competitors winner receives R100 000 and a chance of a solo exhibition on the Pretoria Artwork Museum (phrases and situations apply) with the runner-up receiving R25 000 and 5 advantage awards winners receiving R10 000 every.

How do I enter?

Artists can enter by downloading entry kinds right here.

Entries should be submitted to one of many assortment factors throughout the nation on Wednesday, 24 June 2020 and Thursday, 25 June 2020.  No entries will probably be acquired earlier than or after these dates, or outdoors the hours of 10h00 and 16h00.

To view the gathering factors, please obtain the entry kind right here.

When will the winners be introduced?

The winners of this yr’s competitors will probably be introduced on 26 August, and the Sasol New Signatures exhibition will run from 27 August to 04 October 2020.

For Extra Info:

Go to the Official Webpage of the Sasol New Signatures Artwork Competitors 2020

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