The Future Generation Art Prize is a worldwide contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and give long-term support to a future generation of artists. The Prize is a major contribution to the open participation of younger artists in the dynamic cultural development of societies in global transition.
The prize is supported by its Patron Artists including Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Andreas Gursky and Takashi Murakami.
Artists between the age of 18 and 35 years old are invited to apply with their work without any restrictions concerning gender, nationality, race or artistic merit. They are required to upload between 3 and 7 works of art.
Entries are being accepted online until 12 April 2014. The selection process runs until May 2014, with a shortlist of up to 20 artists announced in June 2014. Shortlisted artists will exhibit at the PinchukArtCentre in Kiev (Ukraine) from October 2014 until January 2015. The winner will be announced in December 2014.
This is one of few high profile art prizes that is free to enter.
The judging panel and prize
The total prize fund for the winner will be $100,000, split into $60,000 in cash and $40,000 to invest in the production of new work. The winner will also receive advice and support from the prize’s Patron Artists.
The prize is judged by a distinguished jury, including Victor Pinchuk, Eli Broad, Dakis Joannou, Elton John, Miuccia Prada, Richard Armstrong, Glenn D. Lowry, and the Patron Artists.
For more details visit the official website of the Future Generation Art Prize: futuregenerationartprize.org
Compiled by Huw Lougher