Closing date: Tuesday 20 October 2015
There is no entry fee.

Since 1999, the Trieste Contemporanea Committee assigns the Young European Artist Award Trieste Contemporanea to a young Central Eastern European artist with the aim of promoting her or his work on the international art scene.

Now the Award is biennial and open to any young artist aged under 30 (the contestant can also be born in 1985) and born in one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.

The award gives the overall winner the opportunity of conceiving and developing a solo show for the exhibition space fo Trieste Contemporanea in Trieste, Italy, opening in March 2016.

The artist will also have a monographic catalogue published for the solo exhibition and will benefit from professional exposure as a consequence of the award.

All eligible applications will be examined by a judging committee comprising experts and curators of contemporary art from Central Eastern Europe, who are members of the Continental Breakfast network.

There is no entry fee.

All applications have to be filled online and must be received by midnight (Italian time) of the 20th of October 2015.

The competition notice and the online registration are available on