MEDITERRANEAN CONTEMPORARY ART PRIZE | EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2019

"Porta Coeli Foundation offers the “Mediterranean Contemporary Art Prize | European Capital of Culture 2019”.
The “Mediterranean Contemporary Art Prize | European Capital of Culture 2019” will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place artists in each of the categories listed below. The Jury may decide to bestow ex-aequo prizes in case of equal results.

The “Mediterranean Contemporary Art Prize | European Capital of Culture 2019” to be awarded to 1st place artists in each category includes:

  • 1000 €;
  • personalized artistic trophy made by a master smelter;
  • certificate containing the motivation for the prize awarded by the Jury;
  • mini-solo exhibition in one European city during the month of December 2019.

The “Mediterranean Contemporary Art Prize | European Capital of Culture 2019” for 2nd place artists in each of the six categories features:

  • personalized artistic trophy made by a master smelter;
  • certificate containing the motivation for the prize awarded by the Jury;
  • mini-solo exhibition in one European City during the month of December 2019.

The “Mediterranean Contemporary Art Prize | European Capital of Culture 2019” for 3rd place artists in each of the six categories includes:

  • personalized artistic trophy made by a master smelter;
  • certification containing the motivation for the prize awarded by the Jury.

The “Artist in Residence” Prize.
Within the “Mediterranean Contemporary Art Prize 2019”, three “Artist in Residence” Prizes will be awarded to the most talented artists in the “painting”, “sculpture and installation” and “photography” categories.
The Prize is aimed at offering to artists the chance to research and produce art in local realities, both through guided tours and sharing their experience with the community of Sant’Angelo le Fratte.
The Municipality of Sant’Angelo le Fratte, a small hamlet in the south of Italy, is rich in history and culture and shows a lively contemporary art scene, together with a strong vocation towards artistic ad cultural phenomena, able to connect past and present, local and global.
The awarded artists will choose freely the start date of their residency within the September 2019-July 2020 time span.
The “Artist in Residence” Prize includes:

  • board and lodging;
  • working spaces;
  • materials;
  • logistics;
  • lecture.

Each awardee willing to take part in the residency will not be required to pay any additional fee. The “Artist in Residence” Prize is compatible with the other listed prizes.

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