Competition for the Kahnweiler award 2022

31.03.22 | Opslagstavle

The Art Award of the Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler Memorial Foundation in Rockenhausen (Palatinate) will be offered in 2022 for works on paper.

Eligible are graduates of an art college or an art academy, members of a professional association of visual artists, who have completed their training at an art school, have exhibition or publication experience or have been continuously working in the field of visual design.

The first step is to submit photographs of a maximum of 3 works by the artists, the quality of which allows an assessment of the works presented. Photos, conventionally on paper, may not exceed 24 x 30 cm including mounts. If 3 works are submitted, the jury may make a selection in each case. Digital data carriers will not be accepted.

The original dimensions of the works must be stated. Multi-part works may not exceed 200 x 200 cm each.

The deadline for the submission of photographs for the first round of judging is 01.09.2022. For the second round of judging, then of originals, the submission period is set for 01. to 04.11.2022.

The winners will be selected in a multi-stage process by a jury of experts composed as follows:

* Dr. Britta E. Buhlmann, former Director of the Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern * Stefan Engel, artist & board member of APK Schweisweiler
* Prof. Hans Gercke, former director of the Heidelberger Kunstverein
* Dr. Ines M. Kelly, Foundation of Saarland Cultural Heritage

* Prof. Tina Stolt, University of Landau The prize is endowed with 10,000 €.

Within the framework of the prize, a promotional prize of a maximum of 2,500 € can be awarded, which then reduces the main prize accordingly.

The award ceremony is associated with an exhibition at the Museum Pachen, Rockenhausen, which will open on 27.11.2022. The Foundation will officially award the Art Prize in this context.

A jury makes the pre-selection. On the basis of the preselected works, it decides on the participation in the exhibition and the prize winners.

The jury’s decisions are final. There is no right of appeal.
The application documents can be found at www.rockenhausen.de.

Please send submissions to:

Kahnweiler-Gedenkstiftung
c/o Verbandsgemeindeverwaltung Bezirksamtsstr. 7
67806 Rockenhausen

For further details

Beate Klein-Liebheit
+49 6361 451-123 kultur@rockenhausen.de www.rockenhausen.de