Nominate an emerging artist for the Sven and Ellida Hjorts exhibition grant before May 31!

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. The grant includes a stipend of 20 000 SEK and a solo exhibition at Skånes konstförening in the beginning of 2023. Former recipients include Hanni Kamaly (2017), LealVeileby (2018), Ikram Abdulkadir (2019), Cia Kanthi (2020), Sana Jarrar (2021) and Matilda Tjäder (2022).

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 2023.

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. Emerging artists based in Skåne can be nominated. Submit your nomination to in English or Swedish no later than May 31. Include the following:

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

You may attach web links or PDFs relevant to your nomination (e.g. portfolio, CV) no larger than 5 MB (not compulsory).

Feel free to share the call in your networks and to invite your friends. Contact us at if you have any questions.