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Do you want to leave your mark on the global art scene as an artist and proud alumni of the Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp? Then participating in competitions might be a good stepping stone to get there. Below you will find a regularly updated overview of the competitions that can be interesting for you. Make sure to apply on time and give it your all!


The Henry van de Velde Awards are the most prestigious design awards in Belgium. They put Flemish designers and companies in the spotlight, generate press attention and a great deal of public interest. Have you launched an innovative product or sustainable, innovative project or research? Then submit it before May 31 for the Henry van de Velde Awards 24.


1. Read the Henry van de Velde Awards rules carefully. They include information on the criteria for participation and nomination, the participation procedure, the various categories in which you can submit your project and the selection procedure. 

2. Make sure you have the contact details of the design agency, the client and any partners. You will need to enter these.

3. Make sure you have all the information and images about your project. You will be asked to add a description and motivation of the project. You can upload images (max. 20 MB per image). You can also add extra information about your project.

4. On this page you will find some frequently asked questions about your application. Do you have a question or problem? Then you can contact us via

Register HERE!
Are you considering submitting a project for the next edition as a designer or company, but could you still use some extra information? Not sure if your work qualifies? Then watch this webinar with Flanders DC and winners Pieter Lesage (Studio Dott) and Jo Klaps (Brussels Lof). [only in DUTCH]

Need tips when completing your entry for the Henry van de Velde Awards? Then be sure to watch this video, so that registration becomes a piece of cake, and that the jury of the awards gets a clear picture of what your project entails. [only in DUTCH]


Are you a starting artist with professional ambitions? Then apply for our Open Call. Collaborating with Kunst in Huis gives you visibility among a wide audience of art lovers and a select group of art professionals and can boost your career.

Kunst in Huis is constantly looking for new artists to expand the collection with. To this end, an external jury of experts actively scouts for new, emerging talent. Artists who want to put themselves forward as a candidate for a collaboration with Kunst in Huis can participate in our Open Call. More detailed information about the application and selection procedure can be found HERE.


For the eighth time Cultuurcentrum Brugge organizes the biennial competition/exhibition Input/Output. The competition for Fine Arts Input/Output 2023 focuses on young artists between 17 and 34 years old.

The winner receives 5.000 euros and participates in the exhibition in Exposition space Poortersloge, which is part of Triënnale Brugge 2024. There is also an encouragement prize of 1.500 euros.

You can find the rules and conditions as well as the participation form HERE.

Good luck!