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

In between  
Presence hatching  
€400
Almost  
€3075
Bell in Venice  
Second morning prayer  
€1600
Spiritual journey (Faith)  
€10000
Hidden terrae incognitae of the mind, IX/X  
€520
Painting 5  
Mary meets Elisabeth  
€1540
Among others  
€3080
The Sweater was There  
€700
Painting 3  
Garden No 6  
€600
Transmission  
Touches II  
Wanderings  
€2310
Spiritual journey (August 15th I)  
€8000
Bad Signal  
€850
Memory notebook  
Galminiai  
€550
Falling  
Painting 4  
Time for Dying 3  
€500
Garden No 3  
€600
Essence  
€350
transition 2  
€450
Vertigo  
€1480
Hidden terrae incognitae of the mind, IX/X  
€740
Painting 5  
Spiritual journey (August 15th II)  
€8000
FRAME  
€1230
Through the Jungle  
€4200
Time for Dying 2  
€600
MARCH19  
€1460
Painting 1  
Painting 1  
Touches I  
Painting 3  
Another garden  
€1500
Longing for Norwegian mountains  
€800
Afterlife  
The fern flower  
The birth of Ella  
€1480
From the beginning  
€3075
outpouring of Holy Spirit  
€1540
Painting 2  
Painting 4  
Presence growing  
€350
Jesus in the thomb  
€1540
Painting 2  
The artist as a spider  
Transition  
€500
Time for Dying  
€500

Drawing

Memory  
Mangolds (from the series the Kitchen Garden)  
€100
impulsa opus (imprinted works)  
€900
Excitement  
Home  
Moonface  

Printmaking

Collected View  
€2300
Flags II  
€480
Laualood III  
€120
Emptiness and energy II  
€555
Laualood II  
€120
Flags I  
€480
Flags III  
€480
Searching for a coincidence  
Laualood I  
€120
Map  
€450

Sculpture

Evening mist  
€5000
21 components  
Secret Room  
€6000
Division of photon  
€1850
Wallish intervention III  
€3000
Wallish intervention XI  
€3000
Moonlight at the ocean  
€5000
Homage to a Lost Urban Survivalist  
€5380
Wallish intervention VI  
€3000
Giraffa camelopardalis  
€900
Centurio senex  
€900
Istiophorus platypterus  
€900
Midday blooming  
€5000
Sensitive touch  

Photography

Performative photography See you  
Siblings III  
Siblings II  
Buffing 1  
Siblings I  
Buffing 2  
Buffing 3  

Installation

Our Memories just won't die, it's the trip that keeps us alive  
€3500
Ville Laurinkoski 7.5. – 5.6.2022  
€15000
I'm being haunted by a lingering feeling  
€4620
Dry mix for relationship building  
€5600
exterior linea (external line)  
€600
2.0  
€6670
The Oyster  
sui stans (self-standing)  
"exi(s)t"  
Lamentations  
Everything began from there. Me and you, you and me, us and we, the sky and the sea, the soil and the heat.  
€4000
That Feeling of the Night  
€5500
Breakfast Outside  
€3300
DIVIDER  
Justice's Interior Designer  
€7000
The Matrix of Water  
The Matrix of Water  
Lose, Fumble, Find  
NARUTONG  
€4700
The Matrix of Water  
EXCERSISES OF THE NINJA PAINTER  

Other

The Gold-spinners  
Sunset  
Creation  
Meta  
€600
Mic Drop  

Publication

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

Mixed media

Concrete cushion  
€9230
The Glitch  
€3075
Wir alle sind seine Mörder!  
Migraine aura feels...  
€3075
Love  
€1200
RIP.PED (The Glitch series)  
€3075
2.15m3  
€3850
Dream-like  
€3075
The Wheel of life  
€3000
A Pug In The System  
€3075
The journey continues. Into the deep  

Video

Staircase  
€770
O.  
€4000
Feetarehandsarefeet  
Throat's stricture  
I comment, therefore I am  
Ring  
€770
Black & White  
The Door  
Seize the Moment  
Lucky to be here  

Street Art

Resurrection of mammoth