WINZAVOD contemporary art center
invites to the «START»

Open call | Second wave of the Young Artists Competition New Names

Acceptance of applications until 10.10.2020 (inclusive)

The prize is a two-week solo exhibition in the center of Moscow in a historical mansion of the 18th century in the main building of the Gaidarovets Culture House from November 15 to December 31, 2020.

If something unexpected happens again, we guarantee an online exhibition.

You can apply at the following link:

The pandemic and self-isolation have adjusted the plans. The creative sphere was no exception. To support young artists, we decided to extend the "New Names" contest.

Participants who applied earlier (until May 15) will be awarded according to the contest terms.

Conditions for participation:
- between 16 and 30 years old
- trends and genres: painting, graphic art (drawing, watercolor), decorative and applied art, installation
- professional status: professional artist, master or student of a creative university/college/ art school

Key dates of the contest
15.07 – 10.10
Acceptance of applications
Images of artworks (not more than 10 pieces) of the Contestant should be sent with the completed application form and consent to the processing of personal data.

Images of artworks shall be submitted to the Competition in one of the readable formats (JPEG or PDF).

Images of artworks must be uploaded to a cloud storage facility with free access and high download speed. Recommended cloud storage services: yandex.disk, cloud, dropbox, google drive, dropme.

A link to download images of artworks, signed by the applicant and signed consent to the processing of personal data in PDF format - are sent by e-mail to the curator in one letter, in the subject of the letter are indicated "Competition "New Names" and full name.

10.10 – 10.11
Evaluation of works
The jury is composed of members of the Moscow Union of Artists, representatives of the Gaidarovets AC, art residents of the House of Culture, art specialists, and creative partners.
Announcement of the winners
15.11 - 31.12
Holding exhibitions of the contest winners

Detailed information: