Blooom Award by Warsteiner

Steppingstone for emerging artists

The competition funded by Warsteiner brewery offers young artists from all around the world the possibility to gain a foothold in the international art market.

Who can apply?
Visual arts, Design, Urban art or Video – the artistic potential has no limitations at BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER. We are looking for artists who knowingly work at the interfaces between art and creative industries, whose works blur boundaries of traditional forms of expression. Since its beginning in 2010, BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER emphasizes interdisciplinarity, power of innovation, courage and progressiveness. For the last edition, more than 1,500 artists applied from 75 countries.
Jury and winners BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER 2015 © Warsteiner
What characterizes BLOOOM Award
BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER consciously takes responsibility for the participating artists and is distinguished by a long-term support. For one year, the winner will be actively supported in his career: As part of a one-year mentoring by one of the jury members, the winner defines goals with the mentor to boost his career. Next steps are planned together and the winner benefits from the contacts and experience of his mentor.
Special exhibition of BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER 2015 © Warsteiner
Live performance by Stephanie Lüning, 2nd place 2014 © Warsteiner
Impression of the special exhibition at BLOOOM - the converging art show 2014 © Warsteiner
All ten finalists get the chance to exhibit their works during BLOOOM – the converging art show in Cologne in front of 35,000 visitors. On-site they’re able to make valuable contacts with curators and galleries.

BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER thus offers artists a special platform, to draw attention to themselves and their work.