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Spreading the charm of art throughout the country! Kanagawa Prefecture Art Exhibition

全国に美術の魅力を発信! 神奈川県美術展

(TOP image) 55th Exhibition, Grand Prize in the 2D 3D Division “When you were as fun as a fish in the water” by Rikako

The Kanagawa Prefecture Art Exhibition was started in 1966 with the purpose of contributing to the improvement of the prefecture's culture and the development of artists. Since then, it has become popular as the prefecture's premier public art exhibition, and has served as a gateway to success for up-and-coming artists, bringing many outstanding artists into the world.
We began accepting entries nationwide from the 52nd exhibition in 2016, and aim to further revitalize this exhibition by stimulating each other through our works, transcending regional boundaries. The prize of up to 2 million yen, one of the best in the country, is also a big attraction. In addition, this exhibition consists of four sections: 2D, 3D, crafts, calligraphy, and photography, allowing you to enjoy a wide variety of works of art all in one place.At the same time, one of the highlights is the exhibition of large-scale works that take advantage of the large space of the Kanagawa Kenmin Hall Gallery. is.

This time, we spoke to the artists who won grand prizes in various categories at the 55th exhibition about a wide range of topics, from their motivations for applying to their activities after receiving the award.

*The 56th Kanagawa Prefecture Art Exhibition, which was scheduled to be held in 2020, has been canceled from the perspective of preventing the spread of the new coronavirus infection. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to those who were planning to exhibit or were looking forward to the event, and we ask for your understanding.
We will inform you again about the event in 2021.

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