Endowment: 7.000 & 3.000 Euro
- Art scholarship: 7.000 Euro
- Art promotion scholarship: 3.000 Euro
The total funding amount of 10,000 euros is divided into a large scholarship and a support scholarship. This division ensures that both established visual artists of the local scene and young talents are supported.
What is supported?
The Hilde Zach Art Scholarships support Innsbruck-based visual artists, giving them the opportunity to devote themselves intensively to their artistic work.
Who awards the scholarship?
City of Innsbruck
How do I apply?
You can submit your documents via the platform: kultur-innsbruck.vemap.com
The current submission period runs from Monday, April 3, 2023, starting at 8:00 a.m. until Monday, June 12, 2023, 5:00 p.m. Step-by-step instructions for submission can be found here.
Who can apply?
Artists who were
- were born in Tyrol or
- live in Innsbruck and
- are permanently and creatively active as artists in Innsbruck and
- are of age (at least 18 years old).
The following also applies to the scholarship:
- By 31.12. of the previous year of the award, the 35th year of age must not have been exceeded.
What can be submitted?
- New Media/Photography
- Art on building/architecture
cross-disciplinary submissions are also possible.
Which documents are required?
The following documents in German and in pdf format are required for submission on kultur-innsbruck.vemap.com:
- Scan of birth certificate
- Scan of the current registration form from the year of submission
- current portfolio of works (with max. 20 DIN A4 pages) with the following content:
- Short curriculum vitae of the applicant
- Brief description of the artist's works or artistic oeuvre
- representative images/photos of the artist's current works or artistic oeuvre
- In addition, a maximum of ten photos in jpg format and two video files in mp4 format can be uploaded to the portfolio of works.
The required data sheet with information about your person and artistic education/activity can be filled out online.
Who decides on the award?
The selection of the fellows is made by a three-member jury of experts, which changes annually and whose members consist of visual artists and representatives of the fields of art education, art theory and exhibitions.
Previous scholarship holders
|Year||Art Grant||Art grant|
|2022||Benjamin Zanon||Sophia Mairer|
|2021||Judith Klemenc||Clemens Sellaoui|
|2020||Katharina Cibulka||Janine Weger|
|2019||Annja Krautgasser||Matthias Noggler|
|2018||Johanna Tinzl||Lukas Thaler|
|2017||Michael Strasser||Sarah Decristoforo|
|2016||Barbara Huber||Esther Ostrich|
|2015||Bernd Oppl||Andrea Lüth|
|2014||Nicholas Schletterer||Valerie Messini|