Art Prizes 2024

viennacontemporary | Bildrecht SOLO Award

The award, which supports artists and galleries alike, honors an outstanding solo presentation of an artist and a gallery exhibiting at viennacontemporary. With the help of an independent jury of experts, Bildrecht – the Austrian Collecting Management Organization – will present this year’s award at the Preview of viennacontemporary on September 12, 2024. The prize money of 2,000 euros each will go to one artist and the gallery representing them.


Winner of the viennacontemporary | Bildrecht Solo Award 2023


Queer Art Prize 2024

by viennacontemporary and Queer Art Spaces Vienna

supported by Radatz, Almdudler, and GayParship.

The Queer Art prize consists of two categories: the Community Prize is directed at queer artists / queer art, and the three winners will receive a cash prize and have their artworks showcased at this year’s viennacontemporary. The Gallery Prize is directed at participating galleries to promote more queer art at the fair.
The Jury consists of: Anne Faucheret (die Angewandte), Francesca Gavin (viennacontemporary), and Michael Kaufmann (Queer Art Spaces Vienna)

Submissions are open until 15 August 2024.
Find here the details on how to apply:




VCC x viennacontemporary Prize

For an emerging artist, powered by efko and VORmagazin

The Vienna Collectors’ Club, in cooperation with viennacontemporary and VORmagazin, will again present the „Collectors Prize“ for emerging artists. A jury of curators, collectors, and key people from the art world will choose one emerging artist from ZONE1 to award the prize before the opening. The prize includes a monetary award of 1,000 euros for future projects for the winning artist, provided by efko, and an interview in the October issue of VORmagazin.

Winners of the VCC x viennacontemporary Prize 2023