CONTEST

Links to our winner posts in the German Blog Journal

 Annual contest (miniprint + mixed media): read more in our FAQ




20 awards will be made annually by 8 – 12 international jurors. From 2019 will be seperate prizes for miniprint and mixed media:
  • There are four main prizes each (first, second, third + special prize).
  • There are also 6 excellent and honorary prizes each.
The total value of the prizes is about 2000 Euro + non-quantifiable value of a PR release.


After a basic selection of the original pictures up to 50 - 100 finalists (nominated artists) will be selected by an international First Juror. All 20 prizes will be rewarded in the form of PR publication in German on the Internet + a print certificat. The first prizes will be rewarded with a small solo exhibition.


The posts will take the form of a guided meditation on art, in which the award-winning image can be viewed mindfully. In addition, we will report on the solo exhibitions. The winners will be informed, when their article is published. The date of publication will depend on editorial decisions.

You can get an idea of the content on our German blog if you use the Google translation there in the bottom or right sidebar!

The category "Art excellence" is promoted on our congratulations pages, so that these blog posts can be shared or sent instead of a postcard greeting (example: "Für Kunstliebhaber").

All award winners (and also the jury members) will receive a certificate, which we will send together with the art book.

20 winners 2017 / 2018

Links will follow after the publication! (Please see also the winners below!)
  • Meint van der Velde, The Netherlands - 1st Prize
  • Kouki Tsuritani, Japan - 2nd Prize
  • Kelli Valk, Estonia - 3rd Prize
  • Katharina Proch, Switzerland, Excellence Prize
  • Takanori Iwase, Japan, Excellence Prize
  • Laura Manfredi, Italy, Excellence Prize
  • Jane Cooper, USA, Excellence Prize
  • Josif Mihailo, Romania, Excellence Prize
  • Kelly Nelson, USA, Excellence Prize
  • Roman Romanyshyn, Ukraine, Excellence Prize
  • Paolo Pestelli, Italy, Excellence Prize
  • Malin Lenz, Singapore, Excellence Prize
  • Susan Harmon, USA, Honorable Special Award
  • Christiana Roy, Canada, Honorable Mention
  • Hyejong Kwon, Korea, Honorable Mention
  • Isao Kobayashi, Japan, Honorable Mention
  • Marie-Paule Le Bohec, France, Honorable Mention
  • Michael Oberlik, Austria, Honorable Mention
  • Sirpa Häkli, Finland, Honorable Mention
  • Wouter Tacq, Belgium, Honorable Mention
Solo exhibitions of the first 3 winners:
  • Meint van der Velde, The Netherlands (Link will follow next year)
  • Kouki Tsuritani, Japan (Link will follow next year)
  • Kelli Valk, Estonia (Link will follow next year)

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20 winners 2016 / 2017

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Solo exhibitions of the first 3 winners in Cologne:

And here is our music video with the award-winning pictures 2016 / 2017:





20 winners 2015 / 2016



Solo exhibitions of the first 3 winners:


And here is our music video with the award-winning pictures 2015 / 2016:






The video was part of our cultural program “Small is Big” – art and wine with selected images from the exhibition in large format and with professional explanations.




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