We are thrilled to announce our partnership with the inaugural National Emerging Art Prize (NEAP). This prize was established to provide a highly visible national platform to identify, promote and support the most promising emerging visual and ceramic artists in Australia and to provide a pathway to a long-term art career and representation.

The overall single winning entry will receive an acquisitive $20,000 cash prize (painting) —donated by our Major Sponsor, Morgans Financial, and $5,000 for the winning ceramics entry. 

The winners will also receive the Michael Reid Gallery Prize of a solo exhibition at Michael Reid Northern Beaches in the following year. The prize for the winning painter will include flights to Sydney, art courier, framing, professional exhibition photography, subscriptions as well as professional mentoring.

Applications are NOW OPEN. 

Entries Close 1st October 2021.


Follow @nationalemergingartprize on Instagram for updates and see http://nationalemergingartprize.com.au/ for full prize details and how to apply.

Past event:

Gallery Takeover

What’s happening: In August 2020, Studio Direct will host its second pop up event . The first pop event took place in Surry Hills in November 2019 and was received with high praise.

The second Studio Direct pop up exhibition will feature artists from Michael Reid CLAY, and will take place in a location that we look forward to announcing soon.

To subscribe to CLAY Event news, email: clay@michaelreid.com.au

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