7th September 2017
The shortlist has been formed by the Selection Committee based on the results of the selection from more than 650 applications submitted by young Ukrainian artist from all regions of Ukraine and foreign countries.
The PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine, opened the application procedure for the fourth edition of the PinchukArtCentre Prize, the first nationwide award in contemporary art for young Ukrainian artists up to 35. The applications should be submitted via the competition’s website prize.pinchukartcentre.org from February 9 until June 7, 2015.
20 shortlisted artists will be chosen and announced by the Selection Committee in June 2015. They will receive an exhibition at the PinchukArtCentre in Kyiv, Ukraine from October 2015 to January 2016. The winners of the Prize will be announced by the International Jury at the Award Ceremony in December 2015.
The Main Prize, two Special Prizes and the Public Choice Prize will be awarded within the framework of the PinchukArtCentre Prize:
The winner of the Main Prize will be automatically included in the shortlist of the Future Generation Art Prize 2016 – an International Art Prize for young artists.
Bjorn Geldhof, Deputy artistic director of the PinchukArtCentre: “The continuous support for young emerging artistic talents in Ukraine is an essential pillar in the work of the PinchukArtCentre. In three previous editions of the Prize we have seen an exponential growth of the quality of the artistic practice that, we are certain, will continue in the next years. We are looking forward to receive applications from all over Ukraine.”
The PinchukArtCentre Prize is a biannual prize awarded to the best Ukrainian artists up to 35, starting from 2009. Funded by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation it is aimed at fostering, supporting and developing a new generation of young Ukrainian artists.
Individual artists, as well as groups of artists with Ukrainian citizenship working with any genre of contemporary art are allowed to participate in the competition. One artist (or a group of artists) may submit from 3 to 7 works. The applications should be submitted according to the PinchukArtCentre Prize Rules. The primary selection shall be performed by the Selection Committee consisting of art centre curators and contemporary art experts.
Starting from the first edition the PinchukArtCentre Prize attracted more than 3000 applicants from all regions of Ukraine.
Calendar of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2015:
Winners of the previous editions of the PinchukArtCentre Prize:
Main Prize winners:
Special Prizes winners:
Public Choice Prize winner:
Partner Platforms representing different regions of Ukraine will support the PinchukArtCentre Prize in 2015:
Media Partners of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2015: