Prize of the city of Innsbruck for graphics

The prize, donated by the city of Innsbruck, is awarded every two years as part of the Austrian Graphic Design Competition.

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Endowment: 4,000 euros

For each Austrian graphic design competition, a catalog is published with the winning sheets, which are also presented to the public in an exhibition at the Galerie im Taxispalais.

What is supported?

Works of all graphic techniques including new media are promoted.

Who awards the prize?

The City of Innsbruck awards the prize every two years as part of the Austrian Graphic Design Competition. The Austrian Graphic Arts Competition was founded on an idea of the Tyrolean artist Paul Flora and has been successfully organized by the province of Tyrol since 1952.

How do I apply?

The call for entries is issued by the Province of Tyrol and is organized by Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol.

The exact submission criteria can be found in the current call for entries for the year 2021. For further information please contact the Taxispalais directly

Who can apply?

Submitters must:

  • have Austrian citizenship or
  • have been permanent residents of Austria for at least 5 years or
  • Artists from the Autonomous Province of Bolzano/South Tyrol.

What can be submitted?

Works of all graphic techniques including new media are admitted:

  • Drawing
  • Watercolor
  • Printmaking
  • Photocopy
  • digital graphics in the form of prints

The only image carrier is paper.

Excluded from the competition are works on supports such as stone, ceramics, glass and similar materials, as well as pure photography and sculptural works.

The exact submission criteria can be found in the current 2021 call for entries. For further information, please contact the Taxispalais directly.

Who decides on the award?

An international jury will select the eight best graphic works from all submissions, each of which will be awarded with differently endowed prizes. One of the eight selected works will be awarded the City of Innsbruck Prize for Graphic Arts.

Previous award winners

Der Grafikpreis 2021 geht an Künstlerin Karo Kuchar

Graphic Award 2021: Natalie Pedevilla (Department of Fine Arts and Cultural Projects) congratulated artist Karo Kuchar (l.) on her work at the award ceremony in the Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol.© Günther Kresse

PrizeAward winners
2021Karo Kuchar
2019Aldo Giannotti
2017Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair
2015Gabriele Sturm
2013Thomas Flintstone
2011Tatiana Lecomte

Last updated 05.12.2022