Nominate an emerging artist for the Sven and Ellida Hjorts exhibition grant until May 29.

We are looking for practices that you find relevant and convincing. Your nomination can be long or short, in depth or just a brief statement. All nominations fulfilling the criteria below are welcome and will be considered.

Since 2017, Skånes konstförening awards one emerging artist per year with the Sven and Ellida Hjorts Exhibition Grant to an emerging artist based in Skåne, Sweden. The grant includes a stipend of 20 000 SEK and a solo exhibition at Skånes konstförening in the beginning of 2023 (incl. production budget of 20 000 SEK, exhibition fee, editorial and curatorial support).

The recipient is elected by a jury from Skånes konstförening’s board. The jury will make a shortlist from the nominations and contact the selected artists for studio visits in June. The final recipient will be announced during the Summer 2022.

Former recipients include Hanni Kamaly (2017), LealVeileby (2018), Ikram Abdulkadir (2019), Cia Kanthi (2020), and Sana Jarrar (2021).

Submit your nomination to in English or Swedish no later than May 29.

Include the following information:
– The artists email address and/or other contact info
– A short statement on why the artist should receive the grant (1000 characters)

Please note, only emerging artists in Skåne are eligible.
You may attach web links or PDFs relevant to your nomination (e.g. portfolio, CV) no larger than 5 MB (not compulsory).

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