NN Art Award 2022

Elisa van den Bergh met Erik Mattijssen, winnaar NN Art Award & Publieksprijs NN Art 2021. Foto: Tommy Koolwijk.

On Wednesday 9 February, the NN Art Award will be presented for the sixth time in the Van Nelle Factory. 

This prize is intended for artists who have completed their education at a Dutch art academy or a Dutch postgraduate institution; and their work can be seen at Art Rotterdam. The criteria: high-quality work, an interesting artistic position and adequate technical execution; authenticity and innovation (with a personal visual language); new perspectives on the world we live in and connection with/source of inspiration for the public. The selection criteria are multi-disciplinary: all media are eligible. The jury for 2022 consists of Yuki Kho, culture journalist; Alexandra Landré, artistic director Stroom, The Hague; Charl Landvreugd, head of research & curatorial practice, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam; Erik Mattijssen, visual artist and winner of the NN Art Award 2021; Elisah van den Bergh, advisor NN Art Collection. The four nominees will be announced in mid-December 2021. The winner will receive a cash prize of €10,000. In addition, NN Group will purchase one or more works from the four nominees for its corporate collection.

NN Audience Award
The public can also vote online for one of the four nominees via the Nationale-Nederlanden website from mid-January to midnight on Saturday 12 February. The public is also welcome to vote during the exhibition days from Wednesday 9 to Saturday 12 February at the NN Art Award stand. The public favourite will receive a cash prize of €5,000. The winner of the NN Public Choice Award 2022 will be announced online on the closing day of the fair, Sunday 13 February, at 3:00 PM.

Erik Mattijssen, winnaar NN Art Award & Publieksprijs NN Art 2021. Foto: Tommy Koolwijk.

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