Shell Art Award 2019

The National Art Center, Tokyo

poster for Shell Art Award 2019
[Image: Yu Kurosaka "In Between Dusk and Dawn" (2019) 145.7 × 97cm]

Starts in 5 days

The purpose of the Shell Award is to discover up and coming artists with a focus on two-dimensional works. This year a grand prix, 5 panelist awards, 2 special awards for students, and 46 other finalists for a total of 54 works were selected. Works from past award winners and finalists including Junta Egawa, Masashi Kawakami, Colliu, Saki Murakami, and Natsuki Otsuki, who completed a residency in Paris last summer, will be also exhibited.

[Related Events]
1. Commentary
Date and Time: 12/13 (Fri) 14:10-16:20
*The event is open to the general public but is for the award recipients and finalists.*
2. Artist Talk
Date and Time: 12/14 (Sat) 14:00-15:00
*Please visit official website for more information.



from December 11, 2019 to December 23, 2019
Closed on 12/17 (Wed). Until 16:00 on the last day.


Adults ¥400

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 18:00
fridays closing at 21:00, saturdays closing at 21:00
Closed on Tuesdays
Note:On a Public Holiday Tuesday, the museum is open, but closed on the following Wednesday.


Address: 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8558
Phone: 03-5777-8600

Direct access from exit 6 at Nogizaka station on the Chiyoda line, 4 minute walk from exit 4a at Roppongi station on the Hibiya line. 4 minute walk from exit 7 at Roppongi station on the Toei Oedo line.

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