“The Esteemed Graduates of Academies of Fine Arts”

is an international competitive exhibition involving selected graduates of painting, graphic arts, sculpture, and intermedia of all public artistic academies.

This event provides a unique opportunity to take a closer look at the various artistic approaches, tendencies, and quests of young creators from whole Poland, supports them in their effort to enter the art market, and presents the most interesting creative individualities and contemporary artistic phenomena to the general public. Widely popular among the inhabitants of Tri-City as well as tourists from Poland and abroad, the exhibition is a permanent feature of the calendar of cultural and artistic events in Gdańsk.
During this edition, we would like to continue the tradition of a panel discussion of art critics, which creates an opportunity to exchange views that encourages reflection on the topic of art among the graduates of artistic academies. The critics taking part in the panel discussion will also present their award. The jury and panel discussion consists of: Bogusław Deptuła, Karolina Plinta, Piotr Sarzyński, Karolina Staszak, and Iwo Zmyślony.

Honorary patronage: Mayor of Gdańsk, Mayor of Gdynia, Mayor of Sopot, Marshal of the Pomerania Province

Patronage: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Self-Government of the Pomerania Province

Cooperation: Gdańsk City Gallery

Media sponsors: TVP Gdańsk, trójmiasto.pl, O.pl, Arteon, Kultura Dostępna, Format, Szum, Notes na 6 Tygodni, Prestiż, Pitu Pitu

Co-funded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland