100 Sculptors of Tomorrow focuses on emerging sculptors working anywhere in the world. There is no age limit for entry, but selected artists should have gained a certain level of professional recognition as detailed below. There are no specific educational or professional criteria for selection but eligible applicants should have achieved at least one of the following:

• a degree from an accredited institution; or
• gallery representation; or
• inclusion in a solo or group exhibition of note; or
• completion of one or more accomplished (series of) works; or
• significant achievement and dedication in one’s studio practice; or
• recognition by a public or private organisation(s), such as funding, awarding body, or residency.


For the purpose of consideration, ‘sculpture’ will refer to the widest range of styles and techniques. This includes: any artwork predominantly defined – but not limited by – its three-dimensionality made by carving, modelling, casting or constructing; or any artwork including installation, site-specificity, and which may also include some two-dimensional work, temporal/video-based work, sound-based and/or performance work.’

Applicants may submit up to 4 images for consideration in either jpeg, png or gif formats. Applicants working with video can upload up to 4 still single frames of their work in an acceptable format.

If your work is selected for inclusion in the publication, you will (in due course) need to submit high resolution files suitable for printing, at a minimum of 350dpi and a minimum size of 275 x 230mm.


All entry forms must be submitted directly on this website. Please do not email any correspondence or further information directly to the initiators – please refer to FAQs for further information – any applications sent directly by email or post will be disregarded. You may update your application and images at anytime until the deadline closes.

DEADLINE: online submissions will close on Thursday, 30 November 2017


A processing fee of £10 is payable for each application. You will be redirected to Paypal although you do not need a PayPal account to complete the fee, and credit cards are accepted. Applications must be processed through Paypal and applications submitted without finalised payment will not be accepted.


If your work is selected, confirmation will be sent to you via email. If your application has not been successful, we regret that we will not be able to write individually to each applicant. Please ensure that you supply a correct email address since spam filters, inbox limitations and incorrectly supplied email addresses may mean we cannot ensure all successful applicants receive their confirmation emails. Alternately, a public shortlist will be posted on this site as well as the eventual finalists who will be included in the publication.


Successful applicants will be included in the book 100 Sculptors of Tomorrow, they will receive one complimentary copy of the publication (valued at £30-40) and will automatically be considered for inclusion in the exhibition launch or launches with dates and locations TBA.


You warrant that your artwork is your original work and does not infringe the copyright or any other rights of any third party. If your application is successful, you agree to allow your artworks to be reproduced in all editions of the book 100 Sculptors of Tomorrow, including in digital form, and in any language in which it may be published throughout the world, as well as in any related publicity material. You also agree to provide any further information about your work as requested by the book’s editor, Kurt Beers, including though not limited to further images at the specified resolution, a full biography, an artist’s statement, or brief interview.


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