ARTPIQER's Painting Award

ARTPIQER's Painting Award

But, after all, the aim of art is to create space - space that is not compromised by decoration or illustration, space within which the subjects of painting can live.”

- Frank Stella -

With the ARTPIQER’s Painting Award the online art platform ARTPIQ wishes to honour the outstanding work, potential & dedication of a European emerging painter with academic background and provide the winner with access to focus, network, exposure & capital - all elements we believe young artists truly need to succeed. In today’s competitive art market, the appreciation of one’s work is crucial for artists at the beginning of their career - the award wants to raise confidence and set the course to push the award winner to the next career level with the help of an outstanding jury consisting of renowned art market professionals.


  1. Verena Gillmeier | König Gallery
  2. Wolfram Schnelle | Art Springboard
  3. Dana Bergmann | Kunsthalle Düsseldorf
  4. Anna Hagemeier | Achenbach Hagemeier
  5. Dr. Barbara J. Scheuermann | Kunstmuseum Bonn
  6. Vanessa Murrell & Martin Mayorga | DATEAGLE ART



  • 5.000€ cash prize
  • A solo show in Germany in October 2019
  • A sponsored one-month artist residency at PADA Studios  in November 2019
  • Listing on online platform ARTPIQ

6 Shortlisted artists

  • Listing on online platform ARTPIQ
  • The 6 shortlisted artists' works will be sold on ARTPIQ in an exclusive, temporary sale


All artists that fulfill the following criteria:

  • Current painting practice
  • Age: 18-40 years
  • Minimum of 2 years in study, up to 5 years after graduation
  • Based in Europe


To apply please firstly fill out this form: and secondly send the following materials via email to

  • A minimum of 3 high resolution images of the artwork you wish to submit showing the work in total and from different angles (e.g. ZIP file or WeTransfer)
  • A video in which you explain the idea behind your artwork (max. 50MB) *as an alternative to the written explanation to be submitted in the above form 
  • Your current artist portfolio (PDF)


Please further transfer the submission fee of 20€:

  • Via PayPal to
  • Via Bank Transfer to ARTPIQ GmbH
    • Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf
    • IBAN: DE12 3005 0110 1007 7593 82
    • Reference: "ARTPIQ Award *your artist name*"

Please note that we can only consider your submission if you have transferred the fee. The deadline for submitting your work is June 30th, 2019 (12:00 am).

The shortlisted artists will be contacted in August and the winner will be announced in early September 2019. 

If you have any questions, issues applying or submitting your fee please contact us at:

We can't wait to receive your application!

Delivery & Returns


Artworks are professionally packaged by us or the artist. Packaging and delivery method will vary according to the type of work. Shipping costs will vary depending on the price, the dimensions, and the weight of the artwork purchased. Shipping costs are thus subject to change.


If you are a customer living in the European Union, the legal return period is 14 days after receipt of your order. Please note that returns are only possible if in accordance with the Terms & Conditions. If you want to return an item please contact us via first. Please note that you cannot return the artwork without contacting us beforehand, as in this case the artwork will not be insured. ARTPIQ is not responsible for any damages or loss occurring through unauthorised return shipping and will in this case not be able to release your refund.


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