Endowment: 12,000 euros
What is sponsored?
The prize for artistic creation was established in 1981 and expresses the appreciation of the city's leadership towards the creators of art and culture. As an art promotion prize, the award for artists has existed since 1952.
It is awarded annually, alternating between the categories of visual arts, literature and music.
Who awards the prize?
City of Innsbruck
How do I apply?
An application is not necessary. The award is made on the recommendation of a jury of experts.
Who decides on the award?
The selection of the award winners is made by a three-member, annually changing jury of experts, whereby one jury member comes from Tyrol and the other two jury members do not have their center of life in Tyrol. The jury is composed of experts in the respective fields:
- Literature: writers, representatives of the fields of literary mediation, literary studies and literary criticism
- Visual arts: visual artists, representatives of the fields of art education, art theory and exhibitions
- Music: composers, musicians, representatives from the fields of musicology, music education and criticism.
Previous award winners
|2021||Literature: Christoph W. Bauer|
|2020||Visual arts: Karin Ferrari|
|2019||Music: Musicbanda Franui|
|2018||Literature: Norbert Gstrein|
|2017||Visual arts: Rens Veltman|
Last updated 01.10.2023