BBA Artist Prize 2022

Kicking open doors for artists - one Artist Prize at a time.

Awards & Prizes

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Jan 17, 2022




Visual Arts

Applications are now open. The BBA Artist Prize 2022 awards international artists irrespective of their background with several Prizes incl. a solo show, cash prizes and much more. The competition includes a group exhibition of the shortlisted artists at the iconic Kühlhaus Berlin, one of the city’s most favoured venues for arts and culture events. The exhibition and the announcement of the Prize winners will happen in April 2022. The BBA Artist Prize is a major event for contemporary art in Berlin.

A jury of experts debates the entries and ensures an unbiased evaluation and high quality standard. The 1st, 2nd, 3rd Prize and the Audience Award are awarding artists for their visual excellence, storytelling, conceptual thinking, technical craftsmanship and subject depth over a series of works. BBA Gallery will feature the best applications through their social media profiles and website throughout the whole application period.

Deadline: Earlybird stage, Monday, 17 January 2022 (midnight CET)

Eligibility: This is an international call, open to all media, all ages above 18, all genders, all career paths, stages and all educational backgrounds.

What you get: 40 longlisted artists will be featured on the website and actively promoted on social media throughout spring 2022. 20 shortlisted artists will be selected out of the longlist in early April 2022. The shortlisted artists get to exhibit in a group show and are eligible to win the 4 Prizes. In addition each shortlisted artist receives a promotion through the gallery’s Artsy profile, website, PR and social media channels. Cash prizes between EUR 500 and EUR 1000.

Deadline 17 January 2022

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