The winners were selected by a jury made up of Gabi Ngcobo (South Africa), Paula Nascimento (Angola) and Sarah Rifky (Egypt). The main prize winner 2020 is Jackie Karuti. She received 20.000€ and 10.000€ towards a publication with the two runners up each receiving 5.000€.
The Jury 2020
We are happy to announce Paula Nascimento, Gabi Ngcobo, and Sarah Rifky as the jury members for the 2nd Henrike Grohs Art Award. The jury will select the top three prize winners, from the shortlist of 20 artists.Jury 2020
We are pleased to announce the three finalists for the 2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award. Akwasi Bediako Afrane (Ghana), Jackie Karuti (Kenya) and Sabelo Mlangeni (South Africa) have been selected by a jury consisting of Paula Nascimento (Architect and Independent Curator, Angola), Gabi Ngcobo (Curator and Educator, South Africa), and Sarah Rifky (Writer and Curator, Egypt).Shortlist 2020
Covid-19 Artist Fellowships
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 award ceremony was held digitally. The remaining funds were redistributed as scholarships of 500€ each to the top 17 shortlisted artists.Shortlist