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allegro prize

Allegro and Contemporary Lynx are proud to announce the first edition

of the Allegro Prize competition with a total prize pool of 50 000 PLN.

Allegro Prize Competition

is open to:

  • Students and graduates of art schools and colleges.

  • Artists who haven’t graduated from art schools or colleges but have documented artistic pathway.

  • Artists of all forms of visual art.

  • To artists from any country.

  • No age restrictions.

Please see Terms & Conditions for further details.

Anda Rottenberg

Anda Rottenberg

Exhibitions curator, art historian and critic.

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Jakub Julian Ziółkowski

Jakub Julian Ziółkowski

Painter, sculptor and draughtsman collaborating with the Warsaw-based Foksal Gallery Foundation and Hauser & Wirth.

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Monika Brodka


Pop singer, art enthusiast and collector.

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Werner Jerke

Werner Jerke

Art collector and founder of the Jerke Museum, a Polish art museum in Recklinghausen, Germany.

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Łukasz Ronduda

Łukasz Ronduda

Art historian, film director, curator of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.

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Jacek Weichert

Jacek Weichert

Segment Director — Books and Media, Collectibles and Art.

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Dobromiła Błaszczyk i Sylwia Krasoń

Dobromiła Błaszczyk and Sylwia Krasoń

Editors-in-Chief of Contemporary Lynx Magazine.

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No entry fee:

To help artists in the difficult situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the organisers decided to waive all fees to enter the competition. Participation in the contest is free for everyone.

Download all necessary documents to participate in the competition


Below, we present a list of seven most interesting artists present in virtual reality. Keep an eye on them – you’ll definitely see their names in the headlines again!


Werner Jerke is the founder of the Jerke Museum in Recklinghausen, the first ever museum of Polish art situated abroad. He’s also an accomplished doctor and winemaker…

  • Give artists the chance to present their works to an extremely wide range of Polish and international recipients and support them financially.

  • Through this financial support give artists the opportunity to fully devote themselves to
    artistic development.

  • Search for new talent.

  • Promote the visual arts.

  • Create a platform where art lovers, curators, collectors and gallery owners from all over the
    world can meet artists selected by the prestigious jury panel.



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