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Open Call for Awards : 2020 AHL - T&W Foundation Contemporary Visual Art Awards

posted 17 Mar 2020



The AHL Foundation is pleased to announce the open call for the 2020 AHL – T&W Foundation Contemporary Visual Art Awards. These awards recognize the work of exemplary artists of Korean heritage active in the United States and provide them with a monetary prize and the opportunity to have their work presented at a group exhibition in Chelsea, Manhattan in Spring 2021.

The AHL Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 2003 to support Korean artists living in the United States and promote exposure of their work in today’s highly competitive contemporary art scene. In 2017, the award was renamed to the AHL – T&W Foundation Contemporary Visual Art Awards, as an appreciation of the beneficial support and funding provided by the T&W Foundation to continue the Contemporary Visual Art Awards.

Please read the application guidelines carefully before starting your online application. We recommend having all your information ready to input and upload before starting the online application since applicants must finish the application in one sitting.

**Award recipients must attend the Benefit Gala & Awards Ceremony and the opening reception to the Group Exhibition in order to receive the monetary award

Application Deadline: April 30, 2020 (11:59pm EST)
Notification of Result: May 2020


Must be a visual artist of Korean heritage based in the U.S. (Commercial photographers, filmmakers, and dancers are not eligible for this award. However, fine art photographers, video artists, interdisciplinary artists and performance artists may apply.)
Selected winners of the Contemporary Visual Art Awards from the past 3 years are not eligible for the 2020 Awards.


Gold Award $5,000 / Silver Award $4,000 / Bronze Award $3,000
Group Exhibition in New York City

Application Requirements

Artist Statement
Work Samples from the past 5 years (Up to 10 work sample images or 3 video links. If you wish to submit both, please upload up to 5 images and 2 video links.)
Full curriculum vitae of education, professional experience, honors, awards, and publications

Further Information :
AHL Foundation


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