At the 4th international contest of small format artwork which has been announced by the Association of Independent Artists of Novi Sad in March 2016, 82 artists from 8 countries applied with 156 artworks in the following disciplines: drawing, painting, printmaking and photograph.

The judging committee which consisted of: Svetlana Suzdaljceva, academic painter (Pokrov – Russia), Ljiljana Maksimović, art historian (Belgrade– Srbija), Adnan Hozo, academic printmaker (Sarajevo – BH) and Vladimir Červenka, academic photographer (Sr. Karlovci – Serbia), has awarded three prizes and four Honourable mentions to the best artworks that have arrived at this year’s contest.

  • First prize: Jelena Ružojčić, BH, printmaking – combined technique.
  • Second prize: Živoslav Jovanović Lola, Serbia, drawing – combined technique.
  • Third prize: Jelena Jovančov, Montenegro, printmaking – mezzotint
  • Honourable mention Milana Savanović, Serbia, photography – digital, black and white
  • Honourable mention Branimir Maksimovic, BIH, painting- oil on canvas
  • Honourable mention Maja Lazić, Serbia, drawing – combined technique
  • Honourable mention Natalia Root , Russia, painting- oil on canvas

This year, in addition to the judging committee’s awards,  there will be an Audience Award. On the facebook page of UNUNS there is an Album with the artworks that have passed jury selection, but did not get an award or an Honourable mention. We invite the audience to vote for the best artwork. The artwork which receives the highest number of likes by 12am on September 30th 2016 will win the Audience Award. Good luck!

Congratulations to all the participants who have passed the jury selection. Print and digital catalogues are in preparation. The first exhibition of artworks from this year’s contest will be held in Novi Sad, on the 7th October 2016 in Gallery “DKV”, 4 Braće Ribnikar, starting at 7pm. Welcome!