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Palm Art Award since  2002

New Rules for

Palm Art Award  2023

Germany + Austria + Switzerland

by Art Domain Group

(last additions on January 23th, 2023)

🔸 NEW: The PALM ART AWARD 2023 is regional for the first time.

Participation and awarding of the nominations therefore is this time limited to artists from German-speaking countries residing in Germany, Austria or Switzerland. ​

🔸 The 6 month nomination and application period for the PALM ART AWARD 2023 is from May to October.


The Palm Art Award is aimed and awarded to artists of the media painting, graphics, fine art photography, digital art, installation and sculpture. Each participant submits 3 works.
The award will be deliver
ed via the web and will be carried out in 3 selection steps: (1) pre-selection resp. invitation by the promoter, (2) presentation round and (3) award selection by the jury.


In the run-up to each (one-year) award cycle, an internal pre-selection research takes place, on the basis of which all artists selected for the annual cycle are then informed of their nomination by e-mail.

🔸 NEW: The PALM ART AWARD will start in 2023 with a new concept and will be advertised much later in the year for the first time.

The cover letters for the nominations for the PALM ART AWARD 2023 are expected to be sent out in April 2023.

Upon receipt of the invitation- / nomination email, nominated artists can easily register for participation in the competition within a period of 8 weeks using the received email form.

At the same time, have to be sended the jpg image files of  three works of art (ca 1200-1500 pixel page length) together with title, technique, size and year of creation for each submitted work.

It is recommended that the artwork should have been created within the last 8 years.

In case of repeated participation it is requested to avoid a repeated submission of one and the same work.

With your submission you assure that this work is your own work and in no way violates the copyrights of another person / party.

Please note: Upon registration a one-off registration fee of 48 Euro will be charged (This amount is free of VAT according to §19 UStG). There are no further costs for the nominated artist. Our bank details will be sent to you upon receipt of the registration form.

Important: It is requested to complete the enrollment within a few days by sending the image files along with the related information, as well as with payment of the participation fee. If the registration is not completed within 4 weeks after submitting the registration form, it will get invalid and deleted.

Online Participants Catalogue
All submitted works will be included in the current Online Catalogue of Nominees after enrollment. See a sample participants portfolio here.

The participants portfolio showing the 3 submitted artworks will be available at until release of the prize winners in the subsequent year. The portfolios of the prize winners even remain accessable on the former winners page.

One of the submitted artworks for the competition will also be presented on our facebook page: .

All confirmed PALM ART AWARD nominees will receive the "Nominated to the Palm Art Award" PDF printversion certificate as soon as enrollment is complete.


Closing date for the Palm Art Award 2023 is October 31, 2023, 3:00 pm CET.

This means that not only the registration form, but also all the pictures, texts and the participation fee have to be provided by the Nominee by this date. Subsequent submissions can not be considered for the 2023 cycle. The competition is closed for a Nomination Request from Tuesday, October 31th, 3 pm German Time.

Choice of Winners
At the end of the year, the jury will select the winners in a secret, independent form among all participants of the presentation round, to assign to them the 'Palm Award'. For 2023 the selection will take place with even stricter standards in terms of quality and, above all, the originality and uniqueness of the submitted works of art.
The winners of the Palm Art Award 2023 will be announced on December 30, 2023 at All nominees will be personally notified by e-mail.

Nomination Request / Application Without Invitation

🔸 NEW: A Nomination Request for the PALM ART AWARD 2023 is only possible, and

this time limited to artists from German-speaking countries residing in Germany, Austria or Switzerland, ​ later in the year, from April 10th, 2023 by using the FORM, provided from that date here.

Our pre-selection committee for the PAA cycle will meet in regular intervals to decide on the latest applications. Then we will familiarize ourselves with the artistic work of the applicant artist based on his website or the jpg images of the 3 submitted artworks. After receiving our confirmation email,  a nomination is valid.

Other Regulations

The minimum age for participation in the competition is 18 years.

The last year's 1st Prize Winner has to pause at least 1 year before being re-nominated for the Palm Art Award.

The title and content of the presented works of art are solely the statements of the nominated artist and do not have to correspond to the views of the organizer of the art prize.


Expected prize distribution in 2023:


1st Prize

Merit Award

Special Prize

WhoisPublisher Prize

WikiArticon Prize

Certificate of Excellence

2nd Chance Prize

Honourable Mention

For a detailed description of the individual prize categories please click HERE.

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