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Friday, July 4, 2014


New Deadline: August 31, 2014

The 2014 Lovell Tranyr Art Trophy is open and receiving entries. The extended deadline is August 31.

Due to the expansion of the Lovell Gallery annual artist competition across Africa, with logistics sponsorship from Tranyr, moving it from a South African to a Pan-African competition, the team have decided to extend the entry phase to give all artists additional time to participate.

The call for entries for Tranyr Art Trophy is focused on the entire country, expanding into Pan-Africa and includes everyone. This year Lovell Gallery would like to find a hidden treasure - someone South Africa is not expecting, someone who has been given a gift and someone who would not expect to be put on such a platform.

 “Our aim is to form long term relationships with promising artists to help with developing their ‘collectability’, it is a layered process,” says gallery owner Tamzin Lovell Miller. “There is a lot of interest globally in contemporary art from the African continent, and it is important that we have our own flourishing platforms that offer talented artists support and recognition.”

Working with a high-powered international jury of art experts, Lovell Gallery seeks to identify artists with latent potential. The support that Lovell Tranyr Art Trophy offers is designed to make a meaningful contribution to an emerging artist’s career on many levels, including high quality exposure in solo and group shows, as well as professional career development.

Vivien Kohler, solo winner of the 2013 competition says; “Winning this competition is a wonderful validation. It is also a fast forward button on your art career enabling you to reach your artistic hopes and dreams with expert support from Lovell Gallery and its staff. It is definitely advantageous being associated with this driven, dynamic and forward thinking gallery, and the competition is a great way to get your career going in the right direction.”

To enter or request more information, detailed competition rules or an entry form contact Brendon at visit the Lovell Gallery website at