Le Grand Nu Contest

Le Grand Nu (The Great Nude) international art contest is an exciting opportunity for all artists interested in the human form. The contest is organised by Untitled Factory and is open to both amateur and professional artists alike. To enter the contest, each artist must submit 3 pieces of work, containing the human figure as a main subject and preferably drawn/painted from life. All shortlisted artists will have their work shown at Untitled Factory gallery in Montmartre, in March 2020. The Untitled Factory is located in the heart of one of the most artistic districts in Paris and focuses on figurative art with a special emphasis on human form. This year’s winning artist will be awarded a 1000 € cash prize!

Conditions

All works entered for Le Grand Nu contest must have been made using traditional media, such as acrylic paint, oil paint, charcoal, pencil, gouache, marker, pastel, ink or watercolour. We also accept sculptures. All entries must be the original work of the entrant and the work must not have received a prize or award before. Click here to read full terms and conditions.

How to apply

All artists are required to submit the following:

3 works in digital format
Their contact details
A non-refundable entry fee of 15 €

Registration will open on 1st of July 2019.

Key dates

September 1, 2019: Registration opens
January 19, 2020, 23:59 UTC: Deadline for entry
February 4, 2020: Artists notified about selection process
March 4-5, 2020: Delivery of work
March 7, 2020: Vernissage and prize winners announced
March 7-29, 2020: Exhibition opens to public
March 29-30, 2020: Work collection

If you have any questions regarding the registration process or need help with your application, please send an email to contact@untitledfactory.com.

Previous Editions

2018

Prize winner: Aurore Levasseur
Finalists’ exhibition

2017

Prize winner: Ben Brotherton