23 may 2019

compete for the young european artist award 2019

deadline 19 August 2019

Trieste Contemporanea is pleased to announce that the call of the Young European Artist Award 2019 is now open!

The application must be submitted by midnight (Italian time) on the 19th of August, 2019.

Young artists, your time has come! Bring out all your talent and try to win this edition!

Selma Selman, “Superposition”, 2018, performance, Trieste, photo by Fabrizio Giraldi

Trieste Contemporanea presents this Award with the aim of promoting young artists from Central Eastern Europe on the international art scene.
2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the Award.

The winner will be given the opportunity of conceiving and developing a solo show for the Trieste Contemporanea’s exhibition space in Trieste, Italy, and will have a relevant catalogue published.

There is no entry fee.
The deadline is on the 19th August 2019.

You may be eligible if you were born on or after 18 August 1989 in one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.

Any groups wishing to participate should fill out the form with the name and ID of the group leader and just list names, countries and dates of birth of group members (that also have to be born in the countries to which the call is open and be aged up to 30).

Applicants should complete the online form and attach an updated portfolio (pdf format, max 3MB) and an identification document (pdf or jpg format, max 500 KB).
The portfolio should be composed of the following:
— images, of at least 5 recent works (each of them with caption and a brief description)
— curriculum vitae
— artistic statement (max 500 words)
All texts should be written in English.

All eligible applications will be examined by a judging committee comprising European experts and curators of contemporary art.

application form

read more about the Young European Artist Award