We invite you to take part in the competition for the Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award´20!

 

The competition is open to graduates of bachelor's and master's studies of 2020 from 1th of September until 27th of November.

To participate in the Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award, submit a photo of your graduation project and additional information via an online form “Artist Submission“ 

Public Choice award online voting will be held in December and Winners of the competition chosen by international jury will be announced in  the end of December. 

The competition gathers the best works of BA and MA graduates of 4 art academies (Estonian Academy of Arts, Art Academy of Latvia, Vilnius Academy of Arts and Finland, Uniarts) to the online platform nbyaa.eu, promotes the graduation shows and brings international attention to the graduating students, who are facing the hardest moment in starting their careers. 

The Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award aims to support young talents in the beginning of their careers as professional artists and to offer both art-friends and art professionals better access to discover young artists.

 

WHO CAN SUBMIT?

Graduates of Estonian Academy of Arts, Art Academy of Latvia, Vilnius Academy of Arts and Finland, Uniarts

AWARDS

The winner of the competition’s Grand Prix is selected by an international jury and is targeted at selected graduates from each academy. The winner is awarded a monetary prize of 2000 € 

The OPEN CALL awards is a category of Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award ´20 competition, which is open to all the graduates of art academies participating. Everyone participating in the Open Call has the opportunity to be awarded with prizes: 

- Painters Prize Award 1000 €  is selected by international jury
- Public Choice Monetary prize 500 € is handed out based on the public voting on the website
- Fotografiska award – an exhibition in the Tallinn Fotografiska exhibition premises, handed out by Fotografiska Tallinn’s special jury

WHAT PARTICIPATION OFFERS YOU

- Possibility to be spotted among international contemporary art curators

- Being part of Baltic and Nordic art community

- Possibility to create an artist profile on biggest contemporary art platform in the Baltics NOAR.eu

- Visibility among larger public through Public award experience 

NORDIC & BALTIC YOUNG ARTIST AWARD 2019 

Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award 2019 had altogether 97 young artists from Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania participating in the contest, representing more than 300 artworks. The awards ceremony was held in the Latvian National Art Museum in Riga. 

The winner of the Grand Prix was decided by the international jury, accompanied with a 2000€ monetary award and an invitation to present the artworks at the Vilnius Art Fair and Tallinn Biennial in 2020.

Grand Prix: Rag Elnyg (University of the Arts Helsinki), mixed media artwork “Titled” 

Young Painter Award: Janis Šneiders (Art Academy of Latvia), series of paintings “The Place”

Fotografiska Tallinn Award:  Ignas Pavliukevičius (Vilnius Academy of Arts) installation “What the other I want”. 

Public Choice Award:  Rasuole Jautakyte (Vilnius Academy of Arts), sculpture “Objects for body. Simulation of mental disorders. Paranoia, 2019”

The competition is coordinated by Nordic Baltic Art Center NOBA, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Finnish art academies and Nordic and Baltic contemporary art platform NOAR.eu.

Contact: info@nobaac.com

Nordic & Baltic Young Artist Award´20 participating artworks

Painting

BURNT SOUL V  
€2345
BURNT SOUL VI  
€2345
2020 BLM  
€450
Painting as a Ho-l-l-l-l-l-l-l-l-l-der  
€2700
Unnamed  
€1075
THE DECAMERON IV  
€2615.38
THE DECAMERON VIII  
€2615.38
Summer drains through fingers (green)  
BURNT SOUL III  
€2345
Segment_056  
€500
Installation view from series  
Butterfly Nebula  
The One  
€1230.77
Paralipsis  
€4615.38
Unnamed  
Mushroom pickers in the mycelium mowing  
€4153.85
Freedom  
€1384.62
Diptych  
€615.38
Foreign body III  
€846.15
Among the Other  
€4769.23
Masks we wear  
En route  
€870
Foreign body VIII  
€1461.54
dEaTTACHMENT x.  
€2345
I think my paintings look great, but I stopped because it didn't fit into a general discourse  
Prison in three layers  
THE DECAMERON VI  
€2615.38
BURNT SOUL II  
€2345
THE DECAMERON II  
€2615.38
Teisel pool kivi II  
Foreign body XII  
€846.15
The Corset  
Matrix I  
This is what we are  
Unnamed  
This is what we are  
€461.54
Climbing  
€870
This is what we are  
 
Foreign body V  
€2307.69
Teisel pool kivi III  
 
Foreign body XIV  
€1153.85
This is what we are  
€615.38
This is what we are  
€2615.38
Embryo III  
dEaTTACHMENT.  
€7777
ERCHOMAI  
€6677
Foreign body VI  
€692.31
Quarantine benches  
€60
Matrix II  
In Memoriam  
€4615.38
BURNT SOUL I  
€2345
Matrix III  
Painting as __________  
EMOJI  
€170
Embryo I  
Teisel pool kivi I  
THE DECAMERON III  
€2615.38
THE DECAMERON V  
€2615.38
Segment_075  
€500
Embryo II  
Confrontation  
MODERN MODEL  
€240
THE DECAMERON X  
€2615.38
Addiction  
 
Segment_093  
€500
Teisel pool kivi IV  
Unnamed  
€825
ORIGINS  
€10000
BURNT SOUL IV  
€2345
Greenery  
€870
Inner (R)Evolution  
 
Beginning  
€1230.77
Summer drains through fingers (green)  
€2600
dEaTTACHMENT xxx.  
€2345
Foreign body VII  
€1153.85
Taste of one’s own medicine  
 
Foreign body I  
€815.38

Printmaking

"Tracking" Part 2 (edition 1/3)  
€250
"Tracking" Part 1, (edition 1/3)  
€750

Sculpture

Edgars Ošš  
€18461.54
Textorium Fungarium  
Textorium Fungarium  
Unnamed  
€2200
I've Got Something For You  
€10000
Textorium Fungarium  

Photography

Series of photo-objects  
Series of photo-objects  
Series of photo-objects  
Series of photo-objects  
I am eternal and becoming better than I was before  

Installation

Kaikki nuoret tyypit / All the young dudes  
Lecons de vol  
The Forgotten Woods  
Intuitive composition - Instruments  
Keep 2m distance  
Tiptoe  
€2153.85
The Forgotten Woods  
Keep 2m distance  
Avec Jeanne  
€2923.08
Concentric ring  
 
Tiptoe, Stash and Avec Jeanne (exhibition view)  
Etudes for birds (detail)  
The Forgotten Woods  
Makasiinien palo  
€1600
Drunk girl  
Red Velvet  
€923.08
There are always some things that no one recalls  
A buzzing of fascina  
Kaikki nuoret tyypit / all the young dudes  
Etudes for birds (detail)  
There are always some things that no one recalls  
There are always some things that no one recalls  
In the Old World I Wanted Other Things as Well  
€7500
Keep 2m distance  
€2769.23
Grillz  
 
There are always some things that no one recalls  
plastered  
€800
Matter of Experience  
€9000
Barricade  
€1500
Up  
€461.54
Four Objects  
Installation view of the works in the BFA Exhibition 2020  
Etudes for birds  
In the silence of Nymph Echo  
€1538.46
Riding Goofy II  
Tableware set  
€615.38
I HAVE TO COPE WITH IT  
"Looped potato face"  
€5200

Other

Transparency Register  
Memorandum  
The Great Glitch In The Sky  
€2000
Blooming pt. 6  
Untitled  
Finding  
Burning pt. 1  
Cyberpunk  
Fallen star  
Memorandum  
Mammmanual. The manual for new parents.  
€20
I rather be object  
€5000
Reality Show  
€2000
Cross Road  
 
"Antena" / "Antenna"  
nameless  
€2100
This is what we are  
burger  
€980
ART AND EDUCATIONAL GAME:  
Sunrise  
Finding  
"St. Artists"  
Full moon  
What is art? Baby don’t hurt me  
 
Finding  
Body and Soul  
"Tracking" Part 3 (edition 1/3)  
€2000
“St. Artist. A Narrow Path and the Artist’s Pressures amongst the Art and the Religious Communities“  
Dogs (purple envelopment)  
€980
Mammmanual. The manual for new parents.  
Blooming pt. 5  
Members (yellow envelopment), in the front  
€980
This is what we are  
this is what we are  
Series of photo-objects  
Translation Error  
€1000
Homo Insipiens  
€950
dEaTTACHMENT xx.  
€2345
Teletubbies on a break  
€200
blue jeans, long-distance  
Members (another angle)  
€980
Stretch (Runner´s Painting)  
Claude´s Glass (Landscape)  
€550
Memorandum  
Pool (3)  
€800
nameless  
€1500
Whisper  
Siberian Children  
€6000
Game Changer (Tightening)  
€3200
Film Study  
€980
"Tik ėjimas"/"Just walking"  
A bison that was shot by a hunter who confused it with the boar  
Hold my beard  
The Case For Adam  
Hair of the dog  
TWENTY FOUR HOURS BEFORE DISAPPEARANCE  
€4615.38
Nebula  
Series  
The Devil Is in the Details (Letters to Myself)  
nameless  
€1800
Euphoria  
surfacing, general view  
Breath of a buffalo  
left: plastered right: Pool (3)  
€800
Habits Guide "STICK"  
Mountains as far as the eye can see...  
€1000
LOO - Friend of the Children's Hospital  
The Tree Of Life  
FEELS SO REAL! Binaural ASMR while WHISPERING  
 
Film study (detail)  
TIMO - personal work instructor  
 
(D)EFFECTS