Germany’s largest open, international young artist award. The award was developed in 2010 in cooperation with the brewery Warsteiner and has since offered emerging artists the opportunity to gain a foothold in the international art market.
It is open to submissions from all over the world and to any form of artistic expression (visual arts, design, urban art, music video, …).
The application phase lasts from April 1 to July 31, 2018.
In 2017, we received submissions from over 2,300 artist from 90 different countries – we hope to reach as many young artists again this year!
Ten finalists are chosen to exhibit their submitted artworks at a special exhibition integrated into Art Düsseldorf, November 16 – 18, 2018.
The award ceremony will take place during the special exhibition on November 17, 2018. The first three places are awarded prizes in addition to the exhibition of their artworks next to renowned galleries at Art Düsseldorf, which attracted 43,000 visitors in 2017.
1st prize: Year-long mentoring program with a jury member + trip to Art Basel Hong Kong or Art Basel Miami Beach with jury member Walter Gehlen, co-director Art Düsseldorf (transport and accommodation covered) + €1,500
2nd prize: Solo exhibition in a selected gallery + trip to Art Fair Art Paris (transport and accommodation covered)
3rd prize: Mentoring support by Walter Gehlen, co-director Art Düsseldorf
The only condition for submitting artworks is that they must not be older than two years. Artworks must have been created after July 31, 2016.
Closing date: July 31, 2018