This is an annual international competition aiming to discover talents, amateur or professional, regardless of age and nationality. The Prize aims to reveal and promote talented artists who have yet to establish a profile on the contemporary international scene. Its function is to discover artists, and it is open to any artist, amateur or professional, with no limits on age, nationality or place of residence. Thecompetition is suitable for artists working in one or more of the following media: drawing, printing, installation, painting, performance, photography, digital art, sculpture, sound art, video, mixed media, decorative art (textiles and material, glass, wood, metal, ceramics, mosaic, paper or other techniques). Entry is subject to the payment of an entry fee to be paid on-line. The entry fee is €45 (about US$49 GBP38 CHF49 CA$67 JPY5,500). Entries are submitted via the secure Candidate Space until 31 May 2017 at 23:59:59 (Luxembourg time). The winner is selected by the final jury, and his or her name is announced on the opening evening of the finalists’ group exhibition. An award of 25,000 euros is allocated to the winner by the gallery to help finance the production, and framing if necessary, of further work.
To help the winner prepare and create a solo exhibition at the gallery, a grant of 25,000 euros (about US$27,500 GBP21,000 CHF27,500 CA$37,500 JPY3,100,000) is awarded by the gallery for the 2017 edition of the prize. The winner of the 2017 Luxembourg Art Prize will be given a solo exhibition in 2018 at Galerie Hervé Lancelin in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Artists have to create a Candidate Space on the Luxembourg Art Prize website and complete the entry form on-line. Everything takes place via the Luxembourg Art Prize website. Only entries submitted on-line via the artist’s personal Candidate Space will be accepted. Candidates may update and complete their submissions on-line as many times as necessary until the deadline for submissions. What are the submission criteria? - No age limit on submissions - Open to amateur and professional artists - All nationalities are eligible - Open to artists from all the countries of the world