Prize of the City of Innsbruck for Graphics

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

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Prize money: 4,000 euros

Each Austrian graphic design competition is accompanied by a catalog with the winning works, which are also presented to the public in an exhibition at the Tyrolean State Museum Ferdinandeum.

What is supported?

Works in all graphic techniques, including new media, are eligible.

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 Design Competition was based on an idea by 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 the Tyrolean Provincial Museum Ferdinandeum.

For further information, please contact the Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum directly.

Who can apply?

Applicants must

  • have Austrian citizenship or
  • have been permanently resident in 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 eligible:

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

Only paper is accepted as a medium.

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 and all further information can be found on the website of the Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum.

Who decides on the award?

An international jury will select the twelve best graphic works from all submissions, each of which will be awarded a different prize. One of the twelve selected works will be awarded the City of Innsbruck Prize for Graphics.

Previous prize winners

Der Grafikpreis 2021 geht an Künstlerin Karo Kuchar

Vienna-based artist Wolfgang Matuschek was awarded the City of Innsbruck Prize for Graphic Arts for his graphic work "Untitled (flattened)", created in 2021-2022 using mixed media, brush (ink), ballpoint pen and alcohol on paper© N.Pedevilla

PrizePrize winners
2023Wolfgang Matuschek
2021Karo Kuchar
2019Aldo Giannotti
2017Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair
2015Gabriele Sturm
2013Thomas Feuerstein
2011Tatiana Lecomte