The Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award 2010 is now open for entries.
Held under the royal patronage of Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, this is an annual fine arts competition which aims to encourage, recognize and promote emerging artists from the UAE. The contest is open to all UAE residents, male and female, between the ages of 18 to 30 years. One major criterion for the award is that the artist should not have had an independent solo exhibition previously. The award grants the winning artists the exciting opportunity to exhibit their work in a solo showcasing and for the first time.
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