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YPP celebrates 10 year anniversary!

 

Young Painter Prize celebrates 10year anniversary!

This year the competition has 72 participant artists with correctly completed applications from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. After Jury decision for the main prize are compete these X YPP finalists: Arnolds Andersons / LV; Kęstutis Juršėnas / LT; Liisa Kruusmägi / EE; Linda Lagzdina / LV; Sandra Strele / LV; Laura Igovena / LV; Monika Radžiūnaitė / LT; Monika Plentauskaitė / LT; Justine Seile / LV; Jurgis Tarabilda / LT; Ieva Juršėnaitė / LT; Eglė Norkutė / LT; Solveig Lill / EE; Gabrielė Vingraitė / LT; Aira Urbonavičiutė / LT.

 

Save the date: November 9th.
What: Young Painter Prize Awards
Where: Tsekh Gallery Vilnius
When: 19:00

 

Award ceremony friends:

Performance: X YPP: Inga Galinytė. Performance "8 hours a day"

Music: Kabloonak



The main prize of Young Painter Prize 2018:

+ 2000 EUR 
+ 1500 EUR value two months for January/February of 2019 in art residency (a studio and accommodation) in Artistic Research Center HANGAR, located in Graça, Lisbon, Portugal. 

+ SOLO exhibition in Vilnius, Pamėnkalnio galerija

 
 

autoriai  Special Mention prize: 1000 EUR

The Rooster Gallery Aditional prize: 500 EUR

 



The Members of the Evaluation Commission:
1. Francesca Ferrarini , independent art advisor specialized in contemporary art and emerging artists, art advisor at Lewben Art Foundation, Italy. 
2. Bruno Leitão , art curator, Curator Director at Artistic Research Center HANGAR, Portugal. 
3. Neringa Bumblienė , art curator at Contemporary Art Center, researcher and writer, Lithuania. 
4. Līna Birzaka-Priekule , art historian and curator at the Exhibition Hall Arsenāls, National Museum, Latvia.
5. Kaido Ole, painter and sculptor, Estonia.
6. Žygimantas Augustinas, artist, Lithuania.


The Patrons of Young Painter Prize :
Mindaugas Raila, the family of Nicolas Ortiz, Dali Van Rooij Rakutyte, Lewben Art Foundation and Bajorunas/Sarnoff Foundation.

The Special Mention Prize winner will be awarded by the creative communication agency autoriai , which works closely with artists from the Baltic Sea region. The winner of this prize will be selected by a jury consisting of Artist And Composer Lina Lapelyte , art historian and NDG curator Jolanta Marcisauskyte -Jurašienė, artist, designer, researcher, engineer Julijonas Urbonas and Nerijus Keblys, art director at "autoriai".

This year, the young artists of YPP will enjoy the additional prize established by The Rooster Gallery , which works exclusively with young generation artists. One of the finalists of the project will be awarded by The Rooster Gallery.

 


X YPP Exhibitions:

X YPP: Alexei Gordin | Artists, galleries and abandoned spaces | Menininkai, galerijos ir apleistos erdvės | YPP  2017 metų laimėtojo personalinė paroda | 2018.10.24 - 2018.11.13 | Pamėnkalnio galerija

 

X YPP: Vilmantas Marcinkevičius. Cross The Line | Peržengti ribą | YPP projekto iniciatoriaus personalinė paroda | 2018.11.08 – 2018.12.01 | VDA Titanikas

YPP: Collection | Kolekcija | 2018.11.08 – 2018.12.01 | VDA Titanikas 

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