30 November 2019.


Germany .



NordArt Competition for Artists in 2020

The NordArt is an annual international exhibition of visual arts in Büdelsdorf, Germany, organized by Kunstwerk Carlshütte. This is one of the largest juried exhibition of contemporary art in Europe, representing all facets of visual arts (painting, sculpture, installation, photo, etc.).

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Artists from all over the world can apply to participate in the exhibition. The selection of artworks takes place until the end of February 2020 by a jury. A list of selected artists and special projects will be published on our website by the beginning of March 2020. All invited artists will be informed and asked to confirm their participation and to send the documents for the catalogue. The delivery of selected artworks is scheduled for the end of April.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Artisting projects
  • Design
  • Photos

Required Languages


Eligible Countries

All World Countries.

Program Period

2 Days for the ceremony.

  • Selections ends in Feb 2020.
  • On march, a list of Artists will be published.
  • 24 April 2020 , delivering of the Artworks.
  • Opening ceremony and general opening times:

-Official pre-opening with invited guests: Friday, 5 June 2020.

-Public Opening Ceremony: Saturday, 6 June 2020.

-Opening times till Sunday, 11 October 2020: Tuesday to Sunday 11 am – 7 pm.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You need to have artisting projects.
  • Artists from all over the world can apply to participate in the exhibition.

Opportunity Cost


  • Each year one artist is awarded The NordArt-Prize which is €10,000.
  • Public Choice Award. The visitors of the NordArt can vote for their favourite artist. The three winning artists will be invited to the prize-giving ceremony. Each award is worth €1,000.
  • NordArt symposium: Each year the exhibition is preceded by the international NordArt symposium. Approximately 10 artists are invited to attend the symposium and to create large works (sculpture, installation, painting) for the current NordArt. The participants of the symposium are provided with materials (by arrangement), a workplace, accommodation and travel cost support. The work created remains the property of the artist and will be exhibited at NordArt (by agreement also longer than 1 year).

How to Apply

Online application:

First Step: You need to fill the online form with personal data and upload artist resume (Word or PDF file, max 1MB). here

Second Step: Additional material (optional): texts, articles, reviews (Word or PDF file, max 1MB).

Third Step: Select field (painting, sculpture, installation, photo, etc.). Multiple selection possible.
If you are also applying for the NordArt symposium in May, please select „yes“ and upload the description of the project (Word or PDF file, max 1MB)..

Fourth Step: Upload images of artworks, which could be shown at NordArt: up to 10 files (1 MB max single file, formats: JPG, GIF, PNG, PDF), fill text fields with information. Field „web link“: link for video work or image file.

If you are sending application documents by post or by email:

Fourth Step: Photos of approx. 10 art works which could be shown at NordArt. Please label all photos with the title, year of origin, technique, and size. Optional documents: own catalogues. Exhibits for NordArt can be marked in the catalogue. Please do not send any originals. The return of application documents is not possible.

Postal Address: Kunstwerk Carlshütte, NordArt office, Am Ahlmannkai, 24782 Büdelsdorf, Germany.


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