Publication / Application collection for the 2015 MUHi competition extended till May 31, 2015

The applications collection for the fifth MUHi contest is extended till May 31 2015. MUHi (Young Ukrainian Artists) – the first independent national competition for young Ukrainian artists under the age of 35.

MUHi project was created in 2009 on the initiative of Marina Shcherbenko, the founder and curator of Bottega Gallery and Shcherbenko Art Centre.

The project objective is to help creative individuals to express themselves, to promote young artists who seek to develop, who pick up the latest world tendencies and actively produce their own original ideas and designs.

The main prerogative of the project is to discover new names in Ukrainian contemporary art. According to the rules, MUHi 2009-2012 nominees can’t participate in the competition again.

The works of 10 nominees selected by the experts committee will be presented at the final exhibition, which will be held in Kiev, at Modern Art Research Institute (Schors 18D str.) in October 2015.

Terms and Conditions

The winner of the contest receives the award of 40 000 UAH.

Also two special prizes (15 000 UAH) will be awarded.

The winners will receive half of the reward in cash and the second half as the production fund for the realization of personal projects in 2016 in Shcherbenko Art Centre space.

The application form can be downloaded at MUHi 2015 page on

The completed application form and attached images should be sent to the e-mail address:

Additional questions about the terms of participation can be sent to