Call for applications
Contemporary Talents - 8th edition

For its 8th edition, the François Schneider Foundation launches the “Contemporary Talents” Competition.

The François Schneider Foundation has for ambition to discover, accompany and reveal new talents at the general public and to support the contemporary creation on the theme of water. Through the “Contemporary Talents” competition, created in 2011, François Schneider wants to support these creators through the acquisition of their works and through their promotion at the Foundation Contemporary Art Centre via an exhibition and the publication of a catalogue.



This competition is open to candidates of all nationalities, all ages, and in all disciplines of the plastic and visual arts:

painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography, video or any other form of plastic or visual art.  In the installation and sculpture disciplines, the artists have the possibility of submitting either existing works or projects. For the other disciplines, only existing works may be presented.

Each candidate may only submit one work or one project.

Candidature must be submitted in French for French candidates and those from French-speaking countries, and in English for those from elsewhere. The artists are invited to apply directly online on: