Gallery of winners

Žofia Dubová

Žofia Dubová

1st place Maľba 2017

“I see winning the recognition of an international jury whose opinion counts also outside the borders of Slovakia as a great personal success. The cash prize that I won in the competition has enabled me to experiment more and seek out new challenges.”

Erik Šille

Erik Šille

1st place Maľba 2009

“The competition raised my profile both with arts professionals and the public. It is a beautiful initiative and it is admirable that the VUB Foundation supports young artists.”

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Slovakia’s Best Young Painters Announced

Slovakia’s Best Young Painters Announced

Lucia Oleňová, Eva Hettmer and Jana Zatvarnická are the names of three young female artists whose artworks were evaluated as the best among the creations of the emerging generation of painters.

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These 20 Painters Are Going to the Finals of 2019 Painting Competition

These 20 Painters Are Going to the Finals of 2019 Painting Competition

The perseverance of young artists taking part in the Painting Competition year after year pays off. This is evidenced by the 14th edition of the already well-established VUB Foundation initiative. Out of 96 talents enrolled, this year's international jury selected 20 painters, of whom as many as 18 have tried their luck in this form already in the past. The best three artists will be announced in September. The VUB Foundation will support the winners in their further work with the total amount of EUR 20,000.

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We Are Opening the 14th Annual Painting Competition

We Are Opening the 14th Annual Painting Competition

We are opening a new edition of the Painting - VUB Foundation Painting Award for Young Artists. Through this competition we have been promoting and supporting talents from among the emerging new generation of professional artists already for 14 years. If you are young artists dedicated to the fine art medium of painting, you can enrol your works through the online form from 1 April to 15 June 2019.

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