Open Call

ArtConnect | Artists to Watch 2021


No Funding
Berlin, Germany


We’re on the lookout for exceptional new artistic talents from across the globe to highlight on ArtConnect in 2021. Take part in this edition of our call for Artists to Watch for the chance to win exciting prizes that are sure to get you noticed. Application Click through to check out our magazine for all the info you need to apply. You’re in good company: Have a look at some of our past winners and get to know their amazing work

Number of Participants

We believe your outstanding artwork deserves to be seen by top industry experts. We also believe the selection process should include many different voices, that’s why we invite an international jury of professionals from across the contemporary art field. Our jury will select the winners to feature on ArtConnect. Meet our jury: • Power Ekroth / Curator and critic at SITE Zones, Sweden
 • Tuçe Erel / Curator and writer, host Art Next Door, Berlin
 • Stephanie Fenner / Curator and cultural manager, Times Art Center, Berlin
 Results: We will inform all applicants of the results by October 15, 2021


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


October 15, 2021 - October 31, 2021


  • €15.00 application fee


No meals

Public Programs

Competition , Online Exhibition


No languages listed

Program Description

Awards Winners take center stage on ArtConect with features on our platform, social media, newsletter, and more! Front Page Promotion - your art will be the first thing people see when they visit ArtConnect for a whole week. Nearly 100,000 visitors a month means a lot of new people just waiting to discover your art. Solo Magazine Feature - a dedicated page that prominently displays your work along with a short interview to let the world know who you are. Curatorial Review - if selected, one of our exciting international guest curators will provide their take on what made you stand out from the crowd. Social Media - we share one project by each of the winning artists in our Instagram & Facebook feeds, that's a combined following of over 50,000 international art lovers Dedicated Newsletter - winners are announced in a dedicated newsletter that gets sent directly to more than 25,000 art lovers Radio + Podcast Interview: Selected artists will be interviewed on Art Next Door

Similar Open Calls