NORDIC BALTIC ART ACADEMY GRADUATE OF 2022!

We invite you to take part in the competition for the Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award´22!

The Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award aims to support young talents at the beginning of their careers as professional artists and to offer both art enhusiasts and art professionals better access to discover young artists. The competition gathers the best works of BA and MA graduates of 5 art academies (Estonian Academy of Arts, Pallas University of Applied Sciences, Art Academy of Latvia, Vilnius Academy of Arts and Finland, Uniarts) to the online platform NOBA.ac/award, promotes the graduation shows and brings international attention to the graduating students, who are facing the hardest moment in starting their careers. 

HOW to participate?

Submit a photo of your graduation project and additional information via an online form “AWARD SUBMISSION

You can add maximum 3 artworks.

with participating you will receive:

- Possibility to be spotted among international contemporary art curators 

- Option to be part of the Baltic and Nordic art community

- Possibility to create an artist profile on the biggest contemporary art platform in the Nordic Baltic region NOBA.ac

- Visibility among the larger public through Public award experience 

2022 JURY:

Sarah Lookofsky (NOR), Frans Jacobi (NOR), Per Nilsson (SWE), Fríða Björk Ingvarsdóttir (ISL), Taina Erävaara (FIN), Dr. Vesa Taatila (FIN), Simon Rees, Anne Klontz (SWE), Andris Vītoliņš (LV) Pire Sova (EST) Ieva Skauronė (LT), Harri Monni (FIN), Andra Orn (EST), Pirkko Siitari (FIN).

DEADLINES:

31. August 2022. 

Awards:

The winner of the competition’s Grand Prix is selected by the international jury and is targeted to selected graduates from each academy. The winner is awarded a monetary prize of 2000 €, in addition, the jury will hand out Painters Prize Award with a monetary prize of 1000 €. 

The Public Choice awards is a category of Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award competition which is open to all the graduates of participating art academies. Everyone taking part in the Open Call has the opportunity to be awarded a Public Choice monetary prize 500 €, which is handed out based on the public voting on NOBA.ac art platform. The voting takes place in November 2022.

Fotografiska acknowledgement is handed about by Fotografiska Tallinn. The selected artist is invited to host a personal exhibition a Fotografiska Tallinn.

The award winners will be announced at the end of December 2022. 

PARTICIPATING ARTWORKS 2022:

Painting

Touches II  
Painting 1  
Vertigo  
€1480
Painting 2  
Essence  
€350
Painting 1  
Wanderings  
€2310
Longing for Norwegian mountains  
€800
In between  
Painting 5  
Almost  
€3075
VRTSK(IV)  
€1800
transition 2  
€450
VRTSK(III)  
€1800
VRTSK(VI)  
€1800
VRTSK(I)  
€1800
VRTSK(II)  
€1800
VRTSK(V)  
€1800
Garden No 3  
€600
Time for Dying 2  
€600
Painting 3  
Time for Dying  
€500
Garden No 6  
€600
From the beginning  
€3075
The birth of Ella  
€1480
Painting 2  
Painting 4  
Presence hatching  
€400
Painting 4  
Time for Dying 3  
€500
Painting 5  
Galminiai  
€550
The fern flower  
Among others  
€3080
Afterlife  
Touches I  
Presence growing  
€350
Painting 3  
Transition  
€500

Drawing

Memory  
Moonface  
Excitement  
Mangolds (from the series the Kitchen Garden)  
€100
Home  

Printmaking

Laualood II  
€120
Map  
€450
Collected View  
€2300
Laualood I  
€120
Emptiness and energy II  
€555
Laualood III  
€120
Searching for a coincidence  

Sculpture

Midday blooming  
€5000
Homage to a Lost Urban Survivalist  
€5380
21 components  
Evening mist  
€5000
Moonlight at the ocean  
€5000
Secret Room  
€6000

Photography

Siblings II  
Siblings I  
Siblings III  

Installation

I'm being haunted by a lingering feeling  
€4620
NARUTONG  
€4700
That Feeling of the Night  
€5500
Lose, Fumble, Find  
Our Memories just won't die, it's the trip that keeps us alive  
€3500
Breakfast Outside  
€3300
Justice's Interior Designer  
€7000
Lamentations  
"exi(s)t"  
Everything began from there. Me and you, you and me, us and we, the sky and the sea, the soil and the heat.  
€4000

Other

Sunset  

Publication

Green Gold Fever: Report about the state of forests in Finland  
€42
Book: ‘The journey continues. Into the deep’  

Video

Ring  
€770
O.  
€4000
Feetarehandsarefeet  
Staircase  
€770
The Door  
I comment, therefore I am  
Seize the Moment  
Throat's stricture  

Mixed media

The journey continues. Into the deep  
Migraine aura feels...  
€3075
The Glitch  
€3075
Dream-like  
€3075
A Pug In The System  
€3075
2.15m3  
€3850
RIP.PED (The Glitch series)  
€3075

Street Art

Buffing  
Resurrection of mammoth