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Secret Art Prize is BACK!

Posted on February 20, 2019

Calling all artists! The Secret Art Prize is returning this March, and we’re looking for your creative talents!

With over 10,000 votes last year and a demand for extended entry, the 2019 prize is set to be bigger than ever.


Register your interest click here

Applications open 1st March!

Want to know more? Heading into its sixth year, the search for contemporary art continues to bring the latest in talent to London.


Curious Duke Gallery, famed for their nurturing of contemporary fine art, surreal, urban and street art by artists in the early stages of their career and beyond, seek to support new talents and present them to a wider audience; often bringing street artists into a gallery environment for their first time. With most applicants we’ve ever had in 2018 and following a highly popular Secret Art Prize 2018 exhibition, the most exciting new art prize promises to reach new levels.

Launching March 2019, the Secret Art Prize is calling out for fine art, urban, street and contemporary artists! They are welcoming entrants working from all disciplines except film, video and performance. The Curious Duke Gallery family of artists delight in finding new artistic processes, pushing their practice into new mediums, subjects and continually seeking new grounds; we encourage the truly original. If you think you have got what it takes, register your interest here.

The deadline for applications is 30th June 2019.


The overall winner will receive

- £1000 cash prize

- One-month group show with Curious Duke gallery

- Mentoring from Eleni Duke

- Gifts from our sponsors worth £2000

- Runners up will receive prizes from Great Art


The overall winner alongside runners up will receive a place in the group exhibition at Curious Duke Gallery.

How will the winner be chosen? Well the gallery has carefully selected a panel of judges that reflects their ethos of accessibility. You can find out who is on the panel from March, we know that you’ll be suitably impressed!