17th May 2019

PinchukArtCentre prolongs application process for the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2020 till May 31

The PinchukArtCentre prolongs till May 31 application procedure for the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2020, the first privately funded nationwide award in contemporary art for young Ukrainian artists up to 35. Online submission of works for the competition is ongoing at 

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. See how to fill the application for the Prize in the best way in the video tutorial

20 shortlisted artists will be chosen by the Selection Committee in June 2019. The members of the selection committee in 2020 are: Kostiantyn Doroshenko, art critic, curator, historian, publicist; Serhii Kantsedal, manager of the Barriera exhibition space, curator of OGR YOU (Young Adults) CLUB & TALKS, OGR Officine Grandi Riparazioni, Turin, Italy; Tatiana Kochubinska, Curator of the Research Platform at the PinchukArtCentre; Lada Nakonechna, artist, participant of the R.Е.P. group, co-founder of the Method Foundation and co-editor of PROSTORY; Oleh Suslenko, artist, teacher of the department of graphic design of the Lviv National Academy of Arts, curator of the cathedral experimental platform of contemporary art “Gallery TSE.”

Nominees will be commissioned to create new works on view in exhibition at the PinchukArtCentre in Kyiv. The Main Prize in the amount of UAH 250 000 and two Special Prizes equal to UAH 60 000 each will be awarded by a distinguished international jury. In addition, the winners will receive internship in studios of world leading artists. A Public Choice winner will be determined by votes of the visitors attending the exhibition of the shortlisted artists and will be awarded UAH 25 000. The winners of the Prize will be announced at the Award Ceremony in March 2020.  

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.

The PinchukArtCentre Prize is a biannual prize awarded to the best Ukrainian artists up to 35, launched in 2008. Funded by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation it is aimed at fostering, supporting and developing a new generation of young Ukrainian artists.