‘Young Painter Prize 2017’ at VAA Exhibition Halls ‘Titanikas’

7 pm
Duration: 2017 10 26  - 2017 11 19

YPPYoung Painter Prize is taking place for the ninth time. It is one of the most important art events in the Baltic countries, held since 2009. This project combines the Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian young artists a common goal – to present their national identity, art school practices and personal creative potential. According to art critics, the project has become a kind of Baltic younger generation painting chronicler, an important platform for young artists.

THE MAIN PRIZE:

+ 2.000 EUR
+ AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2018 a studio and accommodation in SomoSartist residency in Berlin
+ Personal exhibition in Pamėnkalnio galerija Gallery!

JURY MEMBERS:
1. Renāte Prancāne / Executive Director / Contemporary Art Centre kim? / Latvia
2. Arvydas Žalpys / Galerist and Art Critic / Gallery Meno Parkas / Lithuania
3. Leevi Haapala / Museum Director / Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA / Finland
4. Triin Tulgiste / Curator, Project Manager / Contemporary Art Gallery Kumu / Estonia
5. Linsey Young / Curator, Contemporary British Art / Contemporary Art Museum TATE / Great Britain
6. Vilmantas Marcinkevičius / Painter / Young Painter Prize initiator / Lithuania

Organizers:
Art critic, curator Julija Dailidėnaitė
Painter Vilmantas Marcinkevicius

Patrons:
Mindaugas Raila
Nicolas Ortiz šeima
Lewben Art Foundation
Dali Van Rooij Rakutyte

The exhibition time: 2017.10.26 – 2017.11.19

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October 19, 2017
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