M&C Saatchi Group Reveals Six International Winners of Inaugural Art for Change Prize

M&C Saatchi Group and Saatchi Gallery have announced the six regional winners of their annual international art initiative, Art for Change Prize, which invited emerging artists from around the world to creatively respond to the theme of ‘Equality’ for the chance to win a grand prize of £10,000.

From the APAC region artists, Sharon Cheung from Hong Kong and Clare Jaque Vasquez from Australia were among the winners

The regional winners were selected from over 2,500 entries in 130 countries by some of the best business and creative minds from M&C Saatchi Group globally and a special selection of eminent guest judges.



The six regional winners were  selected from more than 2,500 entries in 130 countries:

  • Australia – Clare Jaque Vasquez from Queensland, Australia for her work The Hunter & Gatherer
  • Africa – Samuel Nnorom from Nsukka, Nigeria for his work After the Pandemic
  • Americas – Rachel Zhang from Pennsylvania, United States for her works The American Dream and Fruit Market in the Gvnt’s Garden
  • Asia – Sharon Cheung from Hong Kong for her Our Time series
  • Europe – Jaroslaw Lisicki from Wroclaw, Poland for his works Untitled and We
  • UK – Felix Chesher from London, England for this works Proximity and PrEP

Work by Sharon Cheung

Each winner in this not-for-profit initiative will receive a cash prize. The total prize fund of £20,000 will be split between the six regional winners, five to receive £2,000 each and one overall winner (due to be announced at the exhibition launch on the 7th December 2022) to receive £10,000. Additionally, all artists’ winning works will be exhibited in a dedicated exhibition at Saatchi Gallery from 8th December 2022 until 6th January 2023.


More information on the winners’ and their submissions, can be found here. The overall winner of the Art for Change Prize will be announced on the 7th December 2022.

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