More than 5 500 young artists representing 148 countries Applied for the Third Edition of the Future Generation Art Prize

Future Generation Art Prize
May 14, 2014 12:10PM

The PinchukArtCentre has completed the application procedure for the third edition of the Future Generation Art Prize. More than 5 500 young artists from all continents, representing 148 countries, applied through the democratic and open online application procedure that was open from January 13 till April 30, 2014 at the

Launched by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009, the Future Generation Art Prize is open to all artists up to the age of 35 with the aim of acknowledging and giving long-term support to a future generation of artists from all over the world.

The Main Prize Winner will receive a total of $100,000: $60,000 as a cash award, and $40,000 towards the production of new work. An additional $20,000 will be allocated to fund artist-in-residency programs for up to five Special prize-winners.

In 2014 the Future Generation Art Prize was supported by more than 60 Partner Platforms and 300 correspondent art experts who communicated the prize and engaged young artists worldwide. In order to give the global access to all applicants this year the application procedure was available in 10 different languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian.

5 449 submissions have been received from individual applicants and 137 came as collective ones. More than 50% of the artists are younger than 30 years old, and the proportion between male and female artists is almost equal.

Statistics of the Future Generation Art Prize application procedure 2014

Total applications made

Individual                         5 449Collective                         137

Total:                         5 586


Male                                51,85%Female                            48,16%


18-20                               2,37%21-25                               17,06%26-30                               34,86%31-35                               45,72% 

Total countries:                148


Europe                            49,48%North America               18,91%Asia                                 18,72%South America                6,69%Africa                              4,02%Australia and Oceania     2,19%  

Future Generation Art Prize