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By News Desk
June 14 2013





The Lumen Prize Exhibition is an annual award for digitally created fine art. In it’s first year the four selected winners shared US$5000 of prizes and 50 jury-selected finalists went on a global tour that visited galleries and arts venues in Cardiff, London, Riga, Shanghai and Hong Kong.


When? Call for entries is now open and closes July 31. The top 100 works selected for the Lumen Online Gallery will go on display in September with a public vote for the People’s Choice Prize. The 50 works selected for the Lumen Prize Exhibition will be announced late September. A Winner’s Show of these 50 works will open in Cardiff, Wales on October 1.  The top four winners will be announced on October 10. The second stop of the Lumen global tour will be Gallery 61, W61st New York City in November. It will continue to London and Hong Kong in 2014.


What? The jury is made up of eminent artists, curators, gallerists.

Gordon Young, noted Public Art artist; Ivor Davies RCA, Artist and President of the Royal Cambrian Academy; Anne Farrer PhD, program direct of Sotheby’s Institute, London; Douglass Dodds, Senior Curator, Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Tom Cheshire, Associate Editor, Wired Magazine; Barbara Isenberg, LA-based arts critic and writer; Tommy Ingberg, winner of the 2012 Lumen Prize; Yang Yongliang, Shanghai based digital artist whose work has been collected by the British Museum as well as numerous private collections internationally.


Why? The Lumen Prize Exhibition is a non-profit organisation. All proceeds after cost go to our partner charity, Peace Direct. Peace Direct helps support local peace builders working in their own communities. For more information please visit


Entry Requirements: We are looking for digital fine art of exceptional merit, the work submitted must be predominantly digital in its creation. We welcome both still images, interactive works and time based/moving image works. To enter please register at


Payment: US$40 per entry which allows submission of two images. 


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