Founded in 2009, the Esterházy Art Award supports contemporary Hungarian art and its international exchange. It consists of three prizes of ?5000 each, awarded every two years to artists selected by an independent international jury. It is an open call eligible to all Hungarian artists below the age of 45 working in the field of painting and other associated techniques. The 26 nominees for 2021 were selected by the jury from a pool of 282 applicants.
The Esterházy Art Award 2021 Nominees Are: BALÁZS Nikolett, BILAK Krystyna, CZENE Márta, DALLOS Ádám, DÓRA Ádám, FÁBRI Zachary, FRIDVALSZKI Márk, HORESNYI Bálint, KÁDÁR Emese, EJTECH (KÁRPÁTI Judit Eszter és Esteban de la TORRE), KISS Adrian, KISS Adrienn Mária, KOÓS Gábor, KÚTVÖLGYI, SZABÓ Áron, MELKOVICS Tamás, NEOGRÁDY-KISS Barnabás, PINTÉR Gábor, RÓZSA Luca Sára, RUDAS Klára, SÜVEGES Rita, SCHWÉGER Zsófia, SZABÓ Eszter, TOLLAS Erik, TRANKER Kata, TRAPP Dominika,ULBERT Ádám.