The Future Generation Art Prize is a biannual global contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and give long-term support to a future generation of artists.
Established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009, the Art Prize supported the artistic development and production of new works of over 100 artists in exhibitions at the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kyiv and as official collateral events at the Venice Biennale in 2011, 2013, 2017 and 2019.
A highly respected selection committee appointed by a distinguished international jury reviews every application and nominates 20 artists for the shortlist.
The winner of the Pinchuk Art Centre Prize 2022–a national contemporary art prize awarded to young Ukrainian artists up to the age of 35–will be automatically included in the shortlist of the Future Generation Art Prize 2023. These artists will be commissioned to create new works on view in exhibitions at the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kyiv and the Venice Biennale.
All artists worldwide between 18 and 35 years of age at the time of application may apply with their work without any restrictions concerning gender, nationality, race or artistic medium.
All artists aged 35 or younger from anywhere in the world, working in any medium are invited to apply for the Prize. An outstanding selection committee, appointed by a distinguished international jury, reviews every application and nominates 20 artists for the short list. These artists will be commissioned to create new works that go on display at the PinchukArtCentre in Kyiv. Subsequently, all of them will present their works in the Future Generation Art Prize exhibition at the Venice Biennale.
Seven outstanding experts, each one appointed by one of the jury members, will review every application and will nominate 20 artists for the short list.
Up to 5 special prizes are awarded at the discretion of the jury. A total amount of US$ 20,000 will be awarded to special prize winners for supporting projects that develop their artistic practice.
The main prize winner receives US$ 100,000 split between a $60,000 cash prize and a $40,000 investment in their practice.