The Young Masters Art Prize is a unique, not-for profit biennial competition open to international and UK-based artists who combine innovation with awareness of the Old Masters and art of the past. It aims to give global recognition to artists in the early stages of their career. The inaugural Young Masters Art Prize took place in 2009.
The Young Masters Art Prize 2012 was curated by Russian-born Daria Khan. The judging panel included art historian Godfrey Barker (Chair); Colin Wiggins, Special Projects Curator, National Gallery, London; Roy Bolton, art historian and Director of Sphinx Fine Art; Adam Dant, winner of the 2002 Jerwood Drawing Prize; the Belgian collector Alain Servais; Anke Adler-Slottke, Director, Christie’s.