The fourth edition of The Future Generation Art Prize worldwide competition established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in Ukraine is open for entries on www.futuregenerationartprize.org.
All artists up to the age of 35 of all backgrounds, working in any medium, anywhere in the world are encouraged to apply. Supporting the application process, more than 600 correspondents all over the world will be nominating artists for the prize and over 50 Partner Platforms worldwide will be ambassadors for the Future Generation Art Prize to encourage artists within their regions to apply.
The main prize will be awarded by an international jury in the amount of 100,000 USD, split between 60,000 USD in cash and 40,000 USD investment in the production of a new work. In addition 20,000 USD will be awarded to up to five Special Prize winners, nominated by the Jury. A Public Choice winner will be selected through online voting and announced at the Award Ceremony.
Applications will close on September 11, 2016. An exhibition of the work of up to 20 shortlisted artists will be shown in Kiev at the PinchukArtCentre from February 2017 to April 2017. The winner will be announced at an Award Ceremony in Kiev in April 2017. The exhibition will go on show at the Venice Biennale in May 2017, presenting the work of all the shortlisted artists to a broad international public.
Victor Pinchuk, Founder and Chairman of the Future Generation Art Prize, said: “I am passionate that the work of young artists in all parts of the world is recognised. Not only as a creative force in their countries, but also to support them to make an impact on a world stage, reflecting the power of culture to unite people, and bring about positive change in society.”