The TFHMF Award 2015 is a crowd funded award ( in its second year) created by the renowned Dutch and Finnish art foundations Tupajumi and HeavyMerryFinland. The main objective by both organizations is to promote (inter)national artists worldwide at key locations within local art scenes.

This year Tupajumi and HeavyMerryFinland will present five top artists in a group exhibition at the popular Platforms Project Art-Athina in Athens, Greece. Selected by an international jury of art professionals and colleague artists. One of them will win the TFHMF Award 2015, including the prize money raised.

HOW TO ENTER

The TFHMF Award 2015 is an international award for the very best in contemporary art. If you want to be presented by Tupajumi and HeavyMerryFinland at Art-Athina and win the award, you can enter 1-3 artworks for the jury to select.

Out of all the artworks entered a long-list will be made which consist out of 25 artworks. This long-list will be on view via a video loop in our booth at the art fair. The professional jury will narrow down the long-list in to a selection of 5 finalists, which will be physically on display at Platforms Project @ Art-Athina. All works submitted will be displayed on our website.

Visitors of the art fair will now play a pivotal role in determining who the actual winner will be. They will be asked to cast a vote on their favorite artwork (with a minimum of €1 per vote). They are the ones that decide who the lucky winner will be and they contribute to the prize money. Like lasty year, we will do our utmost to get as many votes as possible.

The competition is open to all artists. The criteria for entering is that the artwork should be original, contemporary and challenging. With many people from the professional art scene viewing our website and visiting our stand at Platforms Project @ Art-Athina, we invite you to send in your best artworks.

The call for entry for the TFHMF Award 2015 will run from the 25th of February 2015 until the the 1st of May 2015 – Deadline by 24.00hrs.

The competition is open for all artists. The criteria for entering is that the artwork should be original, contemporary and challenging. With many people from the professional art scene viewing our website and visiting our stand at the art fair, we invite you to send in your best artworks.

The highly regarded Platforms Project @ Art-Athina will be held at the Faliron Pavilion, Athens, Greece, from June 4-7, 2015. We will be presenting the five finalists at the Platforms Project where close to fifty int’l artist run galleries and initiatives present their organizations and their affiliated artists to thousands of visitors.

It’s the Art Event of the Year!

*A Crowd Funded Award?
1. Participants themselves partially crowd fund the TFHMF Award 2015 by contributing a small participation fee. All the organizational work for the TFHMF award done by the Tupajumi foundation, HeavyMerryFinland and the jury-members is completely done on a voluntary base and in a non profit manner.

2. In order to vote for their favorite artwork, visitors of the art fair pay a small fee to cast their votes, amounting in the prize money to be won. In return they receive a TFHMF souvenir as a thank you.

3. The organization of the TFHMF Award will start an extra online crowd funding campaign in order to further raise the award money.

What do you get in return?
– All the artworks submitted, will be on display on our website.
– The long-listed artworks will be on display via a video loop in our booth.
– The 5 finalists will have their artwork on display in our booth at the art fair.
– One finalist will win the award and the prize money raised *

Why Enter?
Next to the thousands of visitors during the art fair which will see you artwork, both the seven distinguished jury members and the two organizing parties will check out your artwork and resumé (CV) and could even select you to participate in future projects. Consider it curatorial speed dating.

The call for entry for the TFHMF Award 2015 will run from the 25th of February 2015 until the the 1st of May 2015 – Deadline by 24.00hrs.

Key dates
– 1 May 2015 – Deadline for entries by 24.00hrs
– 8 May 2015 – Longlist announced & All participants informed on results.
– 15 May 2015 – Shortlist/ Finalists announced
– 4-7 June 2015 – Presentation at Platforms Project @ Art-Athina
– 7 June 2015- TFHMF Award Winner 2015 announced at 18.00hrs.

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