About Competition

VUB Foundation supports contemporary young art in the fields of painting and photography. On annual basis, it organizes the competition Painting – VUB Foundation Award for Painting for Young Artists designed for professional painters below 35 years. Its objective is to support their work, assist them in starting up their artistic career as well as present the contemporary young art to the public.


The international jury chaired by Pawel Jarodzki shortlisted 20 finalists of the 9th annual Paiting contest. The jury will anounce the winners at the exhibition opening. Shortlisted art works will be exhibited at the Nedbalka Gallery in Bratislava from November 14 till December 21, 2014.

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