competition visual arts 2021
The François Schneider Foundation invites artists from around the world to participate in the Contemporary Talents competition on the theme of Water.
“ Artists are invited to submit their offerings on the water theme, realistic or utopian, figurative or abstract, whilst offering a singular and sensitive viewpoint on this theme.
Each year, over 1,000 artists from around a hundred different countries submit applications. After around thirty finalists have been selected by five Expert Committees, the International Grand Jury, chaired by Jean-Noël Jeanneney, choses a maximum of four prize-winners. ”
 Category :
• The competition is open to artists presenting a work in the following fields: painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography, video or any other form of plastic and visual arts.

here is no entry fee to participate!

Participation in the competition is completely free

Prizes :
The jury will choose the 4 “Contemporary Talents” prize-winners whose works will be acquired by the Foundation. Each prize-winner receives 15,000 EUR (approx. 17,640 USD) for the acquisition of their work.
        A collective exhibition at the Foundation’s Contemporary Art Centre
        A bilingual publication presenting the prize-winners’ work
        The inclusion of the work in the Foundation’s collection
        A video portrait of each of the laureates.
      A maximum of €100,000 is made available for the completion of the works presented in project form, divided between the different projects according to the artists’ needs and the jury’s decisions.
Timeline :
The call for applications for the 10th edition of the competition will take place from September 21 to November 20, 2020.
Who may enter ?
This competition is open to major visual artists, of all nationalities, at the mid-point of their career. 
Eligibilities :
• Proof of a professional artistic activity and/or being a graduate of an art school.
• Have a solid artistic background: work recently exhibited in institutions, galleries, festivals, etc. or have participated in an artistic residency.
• Participation in the competition can only be done electronically after registration on the website of the François Schneider Foundation.
• For installations and sculptures, artists may present either an existing work or a project. For other disciplines, only an existing work may be presented.

4 thoughts on “10th Contemporary Talents _ competition visual arts 2021

  1. Parul sharma says:

    Dear sir/madam
    My son, Parth Prabhakar, 8 years old has a passion for drawing. He has drawn some beautiful piece of work on both acrylic and oil pastels. CAN HE TAKE PART IN YOUR PRESTIGIOUS EVENT? CAN I SEND HIS ENTRY FOR THE SAME

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