DUBAI: The Ithra Art Prize announced its five jurors who will pick the best works to exhibit at 2020’s Art Dubai this week.
Nada Shabout, a professor of art history and coordinator of the Contemporary Arab and Muslim Culture Studies Initiative (CAMCSI) in Texas, has been announced as a jury member, while independent curator and architect Tarek Abou El-Fetouh will also take a seat.
Eiman Elgibreen, an artist and assistant professor of art history at the Princess Nourah University in Saudi Arabia, is the third name on the list.
Next in line is Reem Fadda, the director of Abu Dhabi’s Cultural Foundation.
Maya El-Khalil, an independent curator and a former director at the Athr Gallery in Jeddah, rounds out the list.
The winner will receive up to $100,000 and their work will become a part of Ithra’s permanent collection.
Applications are now open to all Saudi and Saudi Arabia-based artists. The deadline for applications is Oct. 3.