Coal Prize Art & Environment 2011

Deadline: 30 April 2011
Open to: artists who can make an art work dedicated to environmental issues
Award: 10.000EUR

The COAL Art & Environment prize was launched in 2010 o reward a project about the environment by a contemporary artist. The COAL Art & Environment Prize ceremony is a unique event held in a symbolic location, attended by the artist finalists and personalities from the world of art and sustainable development.

This prize is an opportunity to promote the entries and artists involved and to demonstrate the creative potential of fine arts with regards to the environment and related issues.


Artists who can make an art work dedicated to environmental issues


Submit the application package to the COAL FTP server.
This package consists of the following documents assembled in a single PDF file:
– CV and artistic dossier;
– summary and illustrated description of the entry, detailing its artistic aspects and its relevance to the environment;
– note on the technical aspects of the entry, notably in terms of the construction and means of production;
– estimated budget.


The COAL Prize 2011, worth 10 000 euros, comes under the auspices of the french Ministry of Culture and Communication, the National Centre of Fine Arts (CNAP), and enjoys the support of PwC and a private benefactor.

To mark 2011 the International Year of the Forest and promote entries on this theme in 2011, a second prize will reward entries that focus on forest issues.

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