Call for Submissions: 2022 Foundwork Artist Prize

Foundwork is pleased to announce the international open call for the 2022 Foundwork Artist Prize, its annual juried award to recognize outstanding practices by emerging and mid-career artists. Artists working in any media are eligible to apply, and the Prize is open to artists residing anywhere in the world with limited exceptions. The deadline to register for this year’s Prize is September 26, 2022.

This year, one honoree will receive an unrestricted $10,000 grant and studio visits with each of the distinguished jurors. In addition, the honoree and three shortlisted artists will each be invited for interviews as part of the Foundwork Dialogues program to further public engagement with their work.

The jury for the 2022 Foundwork Artist Prize includes leading international curators, gallerists, and artists:

Edgar Arcenaux, Multidisciplinary Artist, Los Angeles
César García-Alvarez, Founding Executive & Artistic Director, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles
Lauren Kelly, Partner and Director, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Eva Langret, Director, Frieze London
Javier Peres, Founder, Peres Projects, Berlin, Milan, and Seoul

Tracey Snelling. Lost Year Motel, 2020. Wood, plaster, paint, metal, lights, fabric, lcd screens, media players, electroluminescent wire, water, speakers, transformer. 24 x 50 x 24 in.

Artists should see the FAQ and Prize Rules posted on the Foundwork website for instructions, terms and conditions regarding eligibility and how to participate. If you have further questions, please email

Foundwork membership costs $4 per month and can be canceled at any time. To be considered for the 2022 Prize, artists must have a published profile on the Foundwork website, with at least 6 artworks and an artist statement published on their profile page, throughout the selection period: 5:00 pm PT, September 26, 2022 – 5:00 pm PT, December 31, 2022. Visit to register.

You can contact Foundwork by email at and by phone at (646)397-7504. Our postal address is 3154 Glendale Boulevard #1144, Los Angeles, CA 90039.

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