Win A 3 month Fully-Funded Artist Residency in Italy || 6th Edition Boynes Emerging Artist Award

Date: Feb 12, 2022

Deadline: May 25, 2022 - 4:45 pm

The Boynes Emerging Artist Award is an international, independent artist run online award. We provide a platform for talented artists worldwide to showcase and get rewarded for their incredible works. 

Emerging artists worldwide are welcome to submit all visual 2D & 3D mediums ie Painting, Drawing, Photography, Mixed Media and Sculpture. There is no set theme. For a detailed look at our Rules and definition of an "emerging artist", please visit our website.

For the newest 6th Edition, Boynes Emerging Artist Award has partnered with NoceFresca to provide the 1st Place Winner with a fully funded 3-month artist residency in Italy. 

Features and benefits of the residency program include:

  • Accommodation for the duration of the residency
  • Art equipment and gear
  • Curatorial assistance
  • Planned workshops & artist-guided training activities
  • Publication of your artist profile in the Nocefresca online archive
  • Events to showcase work
  • Insurance coverage for work carried out in the studio
  • Access to a set of bicycles for daily use during their stay
  • Published Interview with Boynes Emerging Artist Award
  • Digital and Social Media Marketing

Digital marketing, social media marketing, and a published artist interview will also be awarded to the 2nd Place and 3rd Place winners as well as a cash prize of $1,000 USD to the 2nd Place winner and $500 USD to the 3rd Place winner.

Emerging visual artists of any nationality, age, religion, and sex are welcome to submit via Boynes Emerging Artist Award’s website. All 2D & 3D artwork with any subject matter is accepted. Artwork must have been completed in the last five (5) years and must be the submitting artist’s own original work. 

Submission & Announcement Timelines

  • Early Bird Submissions: February 15, 2022 -  March 15,  2022 at 11:59 PM UTC-4
  • Regular Submissions: March 16, 2022 - May 25 2022 at 11:59 PM UTC-4
  • Finalists will be announced on June 20, 2022 at 10:00 AM UTC-4
  • Winners will be announced on June 27, 2022 at 10:00 AM UTC-4

Entry Fees

  • Early Bird Fee: $37 for 3 images & $7 for each additional image, MAX 10 images total 
  • Standard Entry Fee: $45 for 3 images & $10 for each additional image, MAX 10 images total

For more information on the 6th Edition rules, FAQs, prizes, and partner, visit