Deadline: 5 June 2o22
Open to: international applicants
Award: up to 2000 EUR yearly + service prizes, exhibition and catalogue


Il Varco is proud to host the 10th edition of Prisma Art Prize, in partnership with Biafarin, ArtRights, Artuu and Vivivacolors, Atelier Montez and ArtUp a quarterly art contest with €2000 yearly cash prize, more than €3000 in service prizes and the possibility to be exhibited at Contemporary Cluster gallery in Palazzo Brancaccio, Rome, in 2023, one of the most innovative art institutions in the international contemporary panorama.

The prize is under the artistic direction of Marco Crispano and the curatorship of Domenico De Chirico and has a jury panel of professionals from different backgrounds in visual arts.

The goal is to create space and visibility to emerging artists, presenting an inclusive career opportunity that will span throughout 2022 involving visual artists from all over the world, regardless of age, genre and ethniciand featured in the annual catalogue of the event.


The contest is open to international applicants. Entry fee is 25 euros (for 3 paintings) – you can submit up to 5 additional works at a price of 5 euros per piece.
They are looking for paintings, drawings, and engravings of any size and on any support. The call for entries is open to every artist without limitations of age, place and country of origin.


Prisma Art Prize 1st Winner: 500 euros
Exhibition Prize: Participation in our exhibition in 2023 at Contemporary Cluster (Palazzo Brancaccio, Rome)
Sponsored Prizes:
1 Month Free subscrition on their platform for alle the submitting artists sponsored by ArtRights
3 Annual subscription on their platform sponsored by ArtRights

Dedicated interview to the winnier artist sponsorized by Artuu
Blue Annual Artist Development Package, an online solo exhibition on their platform and the deleopement and manteinance on a bilingual personal website for the artist  sponsored by Biafarin
Viviva Colorsheets, Waterbrush and a Personalized Wooden Case sponsored by Viviva Colors

How to apply?

For more information please visit the official website.