Nordic and Baltic Young Artist Award goal is to support young talents in starting their careers as professional artists and to offer both art-friends and art professionals better access to discover young artists. 

The competition is coordinated by Nordic and Baltic contemporary art platform NOAR.eu. The prize connects Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Finnish art academies and gathers the best works of the graduates to the online platform, promotes the graduation shows and brings international attention to the graduating students, who are facing the hardest moment in starting their careers. 

The winner of the competition, selected by an international jury, is awarded a monetary prize of 2000 € and a prize of 500 € is awarded to the winner of the online public voting. From 2019 Young Painter Award winner will receive 1000 euros and Fotografiska Tallinn chooses a winner for their award to make an exhibition in Fotografiska Tallinn.

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