ArtbankSA 2023 applications open


South African artists are invited to submit their contemporary artworks to be considered for acquisition by the Art Bank of South Africa (ArtbankSA).

According to the ArtbankSA, all artworks must be produced by a contemporary South African artist, a South African citizen, or a permanent resident of South Africa. The artist may be living in South Africa or overseas as long as at least one of the above-stated criteria is demonstrable.

The deadline for submissions is 17:00 on Friday 14 July 2023. All completed submissions must be emailed to and

To find out more about selection criteria, criteria for submissions and how to download an application form, click here.

Compiled by Justine Fortuin