Start: May 24, 2024, 12:00 pm
Deadline: 16.07.2024, 11:59 pm

Until July 16, we are waiting for your applications for the fifth anniversary edition of the Mentoring Program – OP_YOUNG. We invite all artists associated with the Lower Silesia area, who are under 35 years of age.

The OP_YOUNG Program was initiated in 2020 by Kama Wróbel, then director of OP ENHEIM. The initiative focuses on promoting talent from Lower Silesia, activating the local artistic community. The program introduces young artists to areas of critical and artistic discussion concerning both the region and the country. We are delighted that also this year our activities will be supported by the patronage of the Berlin-based law and notary firm GENTZ.

More about the programe >> PROGRAME << During OP_YOUNG, we are opening up to progressive artists and creators of the younger generation. As OP ENHEIM, we want to actively support their artistic development. To date, we have awarded ten people and granted five honorable mentions. Their works have been presented in the spaces of our Gallery, at our headquarters at 4 Solny Square in Wroclaw. Some have been included in the OP ENHEIM collection. WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?

1/ A fully funded and produced exhibition at OP ENHEIM’s headquarters with curatorial development;
2/ prize in the amount of:

– 1st Prize: PLN 8,000.00 gross
– II Prize: PLN 5,000.00 gross
– Distinction: PLN 2,500.00 gross

3/ individual mentoring path;
4/ possibility of receiving a Special Prize – the sale of the work to the OP ENHEIM collection;
5/ one month residence stay at the OP ENHEIM Residence House – Tarczyn near Wleń;
6/ presentation of the works in the urban space of Wrocław on CTL media.

We invite artists and visual artists under 35 years of age who are associated with the Lower Silesia area to participate. Please submit both existing projects and concepts ready to be realised. All those interested can submit their proposals until 16 July 2024, 11.59 pm by filling in the Application Form found on the website www.opyoung.plIt will be launched on 24.05.2024, 12:00 pm.


24.05.2024 r. – opening of the Competition
16.07.2024 r. – deadline for receipt of applications
14.08.2024 r. – announcement of the results of the Competition.