Graphic Art Award of the German-Dutch Graphic Arts Fair

In 2023 the German-Dutch Graphic Arts Fair will take place in Borken for the 35th time. The organizers - City of Borken and District of Borken - are looking beyond their region of origin and offer an international Graphic Art Award.

The prize is not limited to German and Dutch artists. The competition is open for all artists who work professionally in the field of artistic graphics (etching, drawing, woodcut, serigraphy, etc.) and live and/or work in the European Union (including candidate countries). Young artists in particular are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for submissions is November 30th, 2022. Please hand in the completed application form with information on your curriculum vitae, educational career, exhibitions and awards as well as a maximum of five prints of recent graphic works to (max. 5 MB per email).

The jury of the Dutch-German Graphic Arts Fair will carry out a preselection in December 2022 and nominate five artists. The submitted works have to be sent to Borken after the jury decision and will be shown on the 35th German-Dutch Graphic Arts Fair. The five nominated artists will also have the opportunity to take part in the exchange from 3rd March to 5th March 2023 with their own exhibition stand for free.

A jury of experts will select the winner from the five nominated candidates in the evening. The award ceremony will take place during the Graphic Arts Fair in a festive setting.