PinchukArtCentre Prize

PinchukArtCentre has announced 20 artists nominated for the 6th edition of the PinchukArtCentre Prize, a nationwide prize in contemporary art for young Ukrainian artists up to 35. The shortlist has been formed by the Selection Committee based on the results of the selection from more than 1100 applications submitted by young Ukrainian artist from all regions of Ukraine and foreign countries.

Shortlist of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2020 includes: AntiGonna (32, Kyiv), Katya Вuchatska (32, Kyiv), Uli Golub (29, Kharkiv/Wroclaw), Pavlo Grazhdanskij (28, Kharkiv), Ksenia Hnylytska (35, Kyiv), Alexandra Kadzevich (26, Odessa), Nikolay Karabinovych (30, Odessa/Ghent), Anton Karyuk (31, Kyiv), Oksana Kazmina (35, Kyiv), Iryna Kudrya (32, Kyiv), Larion Lozovoy (31, Kyiv), Timothy Maxymenko (24, Kyiv), Elias Parvulesco (34, Kyiv), Valentina Petrova (34, Prague/Kyiv), Anna Scherbyna (31, Zaporizhzhia/Kyiv), Alina Sokolova (23, Uzhhorod/Vienna), Dmytro Starusiev (34, Makiivka) and groups: 12345678910 Studio (Obraztsov Evgeniy, 25, Dnepr/Kyiv; Omelich Anastasiya, 23, Dnepr/Kyiv; Momot Mikita, 24, Dnepr), Yarema Malashchuk (26, Kolomiya/Kyiv) and Roman Himey (27, Kolomiya/Kyiv), Daniil Revkovskiy (26, Kharkiv) and Andriy Rachinskiy (29, Kharkiv).

After considering all the applications, the Committee, was guided both by the general practice of an artist and by the works submitted by an artist which, in her/his opinion are representative. The decision was made based on consensus only. The major part of the nominees collaborates with the PinchukArtCentre for the first time.

Nominees will be commissioned to create new works on view in exhibition that will go on from February to May 2020 at the PinchukArtCentre in Kyiv. The show of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2020 will be curated by Alexandra Tryanova, junior curator, graduate Curatorial Platform of the PinchukArtCentre and co-curated by Björn Geldhof, artistic director of the PinchukArtCentre.

The following Prizes are awarded within the framework of the PinchukArtCentre Prize:

  • The Main Prize is UAH 250 000 and includes internship in the studios of the world leading artists. The winner of the Main Prize will be automatically included in the shortlist of the Future Generation Art Prize 2021 – an international art prize for young artists.
  • Two Special Prizes is UAH 60 000 each and include internship in the studios of the world leading artists. 
  • The Public Choice Prize is UAH 25 000. The winner of the Public Choice Prize shall be determined by votes of the visitors attending the exhibition of the shortlisted artists.

The winners of the Prize will be announced at the award ceremony in March 2020.