Terms and conditions for participating in the Sybren Hellinga Art Prize 2019

Please read these before applying.


  1. By signing up for the Sybren Hellinga Art Prize, you agree with all conditions and regulations for participating in the competition.
  2. Artists can only apply if their application form is fully and correctly completed.
  3. Artists can sign up for the prize until the 23d of June 2019 (11:59pm).
  4. Artists may only participate if they graduated with a bachelor of fine arts in the Netherlands or abroad not earlier than the 1st of June 2014 and no later than the 1st of July 2019. Autodidacts can also participate provided they started as a professional artist within this period.
  5. Artists should live and work in the Netherlands (this means that, at the time of enrollment, they should be registered at a Dutch address.).
  6. Artists may not previously have done a full residency in Kunsthuis SYB.
  7. Artists are requested to send in imagery of several works (for more information see the regulations for participation).
  8. You can only sign up for the prize by using the digital application form on the website. Only digital files are accepted.

Exhibition & installation

  1. Artists should be present at the residency in Beetsterzwaag for the installation in October.
  2. Artists are expected to be present during the opening times of the work period and exhibition to answer questions from the public.
  3. The artists may be asked to give an explanation of their work (process) to the jury, as well as to the art critics from SYB Circles.
  4. Images of the work (s) may be used for promotional purposes.


For questions about these terms and conditions, please contact Josine Sibum Siderius by sending an e-mail to info@kunsthuissyb.nl.