Gallery 1957 The Yaa Asantewaa Art Prize

Opportunity type: Prize

For: Artists

Deadline: 31/07/23

Rewards: Up to GH$ 40,000 + artist residency + exhibition  

Location Eligibility: Ghana and diaspora

About this opportunity

Gallery 1957 is proud to announce the third edition of our art prize dedicated to African women artists, The Yaa Asantewaa Art Prize. Named after the prominent Ghanaian Queen Mother, the prize aims to fortify Gallery 1957’s commitment to supporting and uplifting emerging and established artists across Ghana and the diaspora. The prize is open exclusively to Ghanaian women artists either living in Ghana or across its diaspora.


One first-prize winner will receive an artist residency and exhibition at Gallery 1957 and GH$ 40,000. The second runner-up will be awarded GH$ 20,000, and the third runner-up will receive GH$ 15,000.


For Ghanaian women only.

18 and above.

.Entry Fee


How to Apply

Apply using the link:

All questions regarding this prize should be sent to


Jul 31 2023

More Info

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Cash Reward,
No Entry Fee


Ghana & Diaspora

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