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20-22 MAY 2022


3,000.00 ‎


Discover the most exciting artists based in Athens 

View and buy art from today’s leading and emerging artists. 

* If you are an artist and you want to participate at Contemporary Athens Prize please read the instructions below and then fill in the application form.


  • Each artist must be at least 18 years old at the time they register

  • Open to professional and amateur artists

  • Open to artists based in Athens

  • Only 2d and 3d artworks will be accepted





The Registration period for Contemporary Athens Prize runs from 1/05/2021 to 30/09/2021.

Registration is a simple process that happens right here on our website.

  1. Apply now for Contemporary Athens Prize

  2. Complete your entry profile. 

After registering, we will send you a confirmation email within a week. If you don't receive it contact us.


[ *In the occasion that you have already submitted your artwork and you want to change it, you can do so by contacting us before the deadline of the Registration period. ]





In Contemporary Athens Prize, we will accept 2-D and 3-D artworks.


  • 2-D Artworks. Painting, drawing, photography, printmaking are examples of 2-D work.

  • 3-D Artworks that occupy space and are intended to be viewed from multiple angles. Sculptures are examples of 3-D Artworks. 

  • Each artist can submit only one artwork





  • From 01.05.2021 to 30.09.2021 is the artists registration period.

  • 13.12.2021 shortlist announcement ( 25 artists )

  • 20-22.05.2022 exhibition of the 25 shortlisted artists 

  • 20.06.2022 winner of the prize announcement 

  • 09.2022 Contemporary Athens Prize ceremony 





Registration is free of charge.

Every artist can submit their artwork for free.






Contemporary Athens in collaboration with collectors and art critics will review every application and will nominate 25 artists for the shortlist.

The shortlisted artists must sign a hosting agreement in order to participate in the exhibition.







The Hosting Agreement is a contract that must be signed between artists and Contemporary Athens before the participation can be finalised. It covers installation details, insurance, shipping, and other important details. Both parties will review and then sign the agreement.






The 25 shortlisted artists will exhibit their artworks in a public exhibition space in Athens. 

The exhibition date is 20-22.05.2022

25 artworks by 25 Athens based artists will be on view.





The prize is 3000€ and a solo exhibition in Contemporary Athens Gallery.

The prize is awarded by public vote during the exhibition days.

This is how Public vote works in order to secure the liability of the process.


  • Candidates to win the prize are the shortlisted artists who participate in the exhibition.

  • Contemporary Athens Prize is a Public Vote Award

  • Only visitors of the exhibition have the right to vote.

  • At the entrance visitors will receive informations on how to vote.

  • Every visitor can vote only once ( his favourite artwork )

  • The artwork with the most votes will win the prize

  • 20.06.2022 the winner of the prize will be announced.

  • The winner will receive by Contemporary Athens the 3,000.00 € award on September 2022 in a special event (information to be announced).

  • The winner in collaboration with Contemporary Athens has the opportunity for a solo exhibition in Contemporary Athens Gallery , Leventi 1 str. , Kolonaki sq.





The following is a summary of the official rules for the artists. 

  • Each Artist must be at least 18 years old at the time they register.

  • Artwork may be a single piece or a collection of pieces. In any case, an Artwork is titled and voted on as a single piece.

  • Only original Artwork is eligible for submission. The Artist is responsible to ensure that the Artwork does not infringe on any third party’s proprietary rights.

  • The Artwork must be currently owned by the Artist.

  • Shortlisted Artists must sign a Hosting Agreement with Contemporary Athens in order to participate in the exhibition.

  • The exhibition space for each artwork will be selected by Contemporary Athens.

  • Contemporary Athens reserves the right to change the number of the shortlisted artists.

  • Contemporary Athens reserves the right to postpone the Contemporary Athens Prize if circumstances require it.

Registration Fee
Terms & Conditions
Dates & Deadlines
Selection of Finalists
Hosting Agreement
Submission Criteria
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