The Public Institution Museum of Kozara in Prijedor with the support of the city of Prijedor is opening  competition for the Forth International Biennial of Artworks on Paper, Prijedor 2022.

The competition is open from 1st January 2022 to 31st March 2022.

All artists who are over 18 years of age and who accept the conditions and terms of participation can enter the competition.

The artists can choose the theme and technique freely, and submit no more than two artworks per exhibition category. Only original artworks made in last two years, and assessed as highly artistic and professional will be accepted for the exhibition.

The exhibition categories are: 1. Drawing and printmaking, 2. Painting,  3. intermedia.

According to the competition regulations, submitted artworks have to be done exclusively on paper whose dimensions must not exceed the size of A4 format (21×29.7cm or 8.27×11.69inch).

Artworks, application form and fee payment receipt (with full name and surname) should be submitted  not later than 15th March to: JU Matični muzej Kozare Prijedor, Nikola Pašić St., 79101 Prijedor, Republic of Srpska, BiH, with an indication „for the Forth International Biennial of Artworks on Paper, Prijedor 2022“.

All participants pay the participation fee, except for those  who are invited to the exhibition and the authors from Prijedor. Authors from Bosnia and Herzegovina pay the participation fee of 10 KM, while the international authors pay 10 EUR.

The awards of the Biennial are three equal prizes in the amount of 500 EUR for each category, which will be paid to bank accounts of award-winning authors.

Not all exhibition categories have to be awarded. The awarded works become part of the art collection of the Museum of Prijedor because the award implies the purchase of works of art.

Authors can donate their artworks to the Organizer. In that case, he/she should fill in and sign a specific form which can be downloaded from the Museum of Kozara website. The author agrees that the artwork is uncoditionally irreversible, and the Organizer is the future  owner of the artwork. If the Selection Board or the International Jury doesn’t accept any of the artworks for the exhibition, the artworks will be returned.

The members of the International  Jury of the Forth International Biennial of Artworks on Paper Prijedor 2022 are:

– Sarah  Maria Scicluna (Malta),

– Savo Peković  (Serbia),

– Rudi Benedik (Austria).

Opening ceremony is on 18h August 2022 at the Museum of Kozara Prijedor.

Some of the accepted artworks will be exhibited at the Gallery “Sreten Stojanović“ in Prijedor.


– The competition is open from 1st January 2022 to 31st March 2022

– Selection and judging of artworks:  25th May 2022 –  27th May  2022

– Deadline for returning rejected artworks:  30th July 2022

– Opening ceremony:  18th August 2022

– Duration of the exhibition:  18th August 2022– 23rd September 2022

– Deadline for returning the artworks : 31st December 2022

Here you can download: Application form, Regulation of the Forth International Biennial of Artworks on Paper, Prijedor 2022, gift form, instructions for payment and biographies of members of the jury.