Kulturbotschaften Südsteiermark
Embassies of Arts

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS – Painting, Photography
International Festival for Visual Art and Photography
17. – 23. 4. 2023

Embassies of Arts Festival is open for applications!

ART EMBASSIES – KUNSTBOTSCHAFTEN is a new project of the Regional Management of Southern Styria which will take place from 17th – 23th of April 2023. Its aim is to form a special kind of collaboration between international artists and owners of wineries in the region. The wineries will invite the artists and provide ART EMBASSIES – KUNSTBOTSCHAFTEN where they can create their works of art. At the end of this week an exhibition of all the artworks that were produced will be organised. Room and full board and a stipend of € 500.- per person will be provided by the ART EM- BASSIES and the organising board.
That fosters the arts, culture, history, and traditions of the region of Southern Styria while bringing together creatives from around the world to collaborate, work, and share knowledge. People from the fields of Visual Arts and Photography up to the age of 35 years are encouraged to apply.

Description of the project implementation:
Selected wineries will provide room and board for the artists.
The organizing promoter will support the stay of the artists with an amount of € 500,-.
Artists are free to explore and experiment with techniques and materials in their creative process, as long as their projects are in keeping with the Festival’s theme.
The projects of the participants will be exhibited at the closing event of the Festival where the artists have the opportunity to present their art work to a wider public.

Application procedure
We kindly ask our applicants to provide all required documents in English or German language.

  • Recent portrait photo, and contact details
  • Short professional biography
  • Photos of your recent art production (3 to 5 examples in PDF-format)
  • Link to your webpage, FB and Instagram accounts
  • Age limit for applicants: up to 35 years of age

Please send us your applications by March 2, 2023.
Selected artists will be notified by email.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or queries you might have about our application process at:
0043 664 1586084

Kind regards

Isabella Holzmann