The Absa L’Atelier art competition is one of Africa’s most prestigious art competitions. The competition, which has been running for 36 years this year, is hosted annually by Absa in partnership with the South African National Association for the Visual Arts (SANAVA).

Important notice:

The 2023 competition is open for entries from 1 April to 31 May 2023. For inspiration, explore the gallery to see the former winning artists and their winning artworks.