Germany’s largest open international young artist award / Calls & Submissions

July 31, 2019

Organization Name: Blooom Award by Warsteiner

Organization Location: Duesseldorf, GER

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: Free


Blooom Award by Warsteiner 2019, Germany’s largest open international young artist award, is open for submissions from 1 April to 31 July 2019. The competition is open to any discipline of artistic expression and to submissions from all around the world. The organizers are looking for artists who work at the interfaces between art and creative industries, whose works blur boundaries of traditional forms of expression. The competition funded by Warsteiner brewery has been a steppingstone for emerging artists and offers young artists from all around the world the possibility to gain a foothold in the international art market via personal mentoring.

Submitted artworks cannot be older than two years; they must have been created after 31 July 2017.

Five finalists are chosen to present their artworks in a special exhibition integrated into Art Düsseldorf, 15-17 November 2019. At Art Düsseldorf young and established galleries show post-war and contemporary art, which attracts over 40,000 visitors each year. Two of the finalists will be awarded additional prizes at an award ceremony during the special exhibition. For one year, the winner of the first prize will be actively supported in their career: As part of a one-year mentoring by one of the jury members, the winner defines goals with the mentor to boost their career. Next steps are planned together and the winner benefits from the contacts and experience of their mentor. The winner will also receive a prize money of 1,500 Euro. The second place enjoys a one-day mentoring.

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