All participants in Painting of the Year 2021 stand a chance to win the grand prize of € 2021 and participation in a sales exhibition.

Furthermore every participant gets a certificate as proof of participation - downloadable from your online account.

Grand Prize
The winner wins no less than € 2021,-!

Audience Award
€ 500,- worth of artist materials!

The organisation is working on a (sales)exhibiton at the beginning of 2022 where all the 50 nominated art works and the winner of the Audience Award can be exhibited.

The 20 finalists will participate free of charge, with their painting, in a special sales exhibition at Art Eindhoven a Dutch art fair in 2022 .

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Winner Audience Award 2021

Ilgonis Rinkis wins the Audience Award of Painting of the Year 2021 with her painting 'MY LOVE — JUST A ONE MORE “STROKE”'.

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the 20 finalists are known!

On December 18th the professional jury got together and spent almost a whole day assessing the 46 nominated paintings that were entered.
After carefull deliberation the 20 finalists of Painting of the Year 2021 were selected.

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50 nominees

On November 1st the 50 nominees of Painting of the Year 2021 are known. These are 50 paintings with the highest average grade given by the professional jury. 

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Sales exhibiton at Art Eindhoven 2022

The 20 best paintings of Painting of the Year 2021 will be exhibited at Art Eindhoven 2022 in a special sales exhibition.

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Color of the Year 2021

How could Painting of the year NOT use the Color for the year for it's website?

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Winner of Painting of the Year 2020!!

'Anna' from Berardino Rubini is the winner of Painting of the Year 2020!

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Winner Audience Award 2020

Julanne Barry wins the Audience Award of Painting of the Year 2020 with her painting 'Joy'.

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