Premio New York


In collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Italian Institute of Culture in New York, the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, the Prize encourages the talent of young artists through a stay in the Big Apple.


Premio New York

The brief of the 15th edition of the Premio New York, offering two young artists the chance to live in New York City for six months, is on line now. 
The program is promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Italian Cultural Institute of New York and the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America and by the DGAAP (Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism).
In addition to airfare, the two winners will also receive a monthly stipend of $4,000.00 (for food and lodging), as well as the possibility to use a space at the International Studio & Curatorial Program in Brooklyn.

During their time in New York, the two artists will be offered the chance to participate in a series of events organised by the Italian Cultural Institute of New York York and the Italian Academy and to attend classes in art history, film theory, the visual arts and architecture at Colombia University.


The program is restricted to emerging Italian artists with a good knowledge of the English language, who are active in the visual arts and who have already had at least one personal exhibition.

The deadline for the submission of applications to the Premio New York is the 5 June 2017.

For further information please contact: The Italian Cultural Institute: e-mail: or the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Directorate General for the Promotion of the “Sistema Paese”: e-mail:

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