Il Varco Creative Hub presents the thirteenth edition of the Prisma Art Prize, which inaugurates the fourth year of the prize.

Prisma Art Prize is a quarterly art competition with €2000 of annual prize money, over €3000 of service prizes and the possibility of participating in the collective exhibition in 2024 at the Contemporary Cluster of Palazzo Brancaccio, Rome, one of the art institutions most innovative in the international contemporary scene.


As our name and logo suggest, we want to be a prism that refracts all the possible outcomes of the painting process: we aim to collect and exhibit a selection of works of art that is inclusive, diverse and representative of the possibilities that the medium of painting offers to artists.


Prisma Art Prize with the artistic direction of Marco Crispano and curated by Domenico De Chirico, sees the participation of an international jury made up of professionals with a different background in the visual arts.



Submission fee: 29 euros (3 works) – up to 5 additional works can be registered at a cost of 5 euros each.


Prisma Art Prize: 500 euros

Exhibition prize: Participation in our collective exhibition in December 2024 at the Contemporary Cluster, Palazzo Brancaccio, Rome

Catalog Award: the winning artists will be published in the annual award catalogue

Sponsored prizes: consult the updated list of sponsored prizes at the link

Honorable mention: interview by the artistic director, published on the award website



Submissions opens: 25 September 2023

Submissions deadline: 11 January 2024

Announcement of winners of cash and service prizes: January 2024

Announcement artists selected for catalog and exhibition: October 2024

Catalog publication: December 2024

Exhibition: December 2024


Production: Il Varco Creative Hub

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