(this page was last updated in March 2020)

The names of the artists nominated to participate in PIPA Prize 2019 were published from March 11th-15th.

This year there are 66 participating artists, 27 of which participate for the first time. View below the complete list of PIPA Prize 2019 artists:

Berna Reale

(Finalist 2013,
PIPA Online 2012)

Leticia Ramos

(Finalist 2015)

Luciana Magno

(PIPA Online 2015)

Paulo Nimer Pjota

(PIPA Online 2014)

PIPA Prize 2019 Nominees

In order to participate in PIPA Prize, the artist must be nominated at least once by a member of this year’s Nominating Committee

Each of the 30 members of the PIPA 2019 Nominating Committe nominated up to three artists. In total, 29 artists were nominated, 29 of which were nominated for the first time this year. They are visual artists from all regions of Brazil (some are Brazillians living abroad) whose practice incorporates all media: from painting, photography, installation to video, performance and others.


Once they have sent materials, the artists who will participate in PIPA Prize 2019 will be featured with profile pages on our websites, adding to the other artists who have already participated in at least once previous edition of the Prize. The profile pages include information on their careers, images of their works and video interviews. Furthermore, the artists are able to send information on exhibitions and events in which they participate, which are also featured on the events section of PIPA’s websites.

All nominees will be invited to record an exclusive interview, including artists who have participated in previous editions.

PIPA Prize 2019 Categories

PIPA’s Board choose four finalists to participate in a group exhibition, that this year will be held from August through September at Villa Aymoré.
Each finalist receives a donation of R$ 30.000,00 e the four of them compete in the following categorie:

  • PIPA – the winner, elected by the Award Jury, receives an extra donation of R$30.000,00 for the development of a project.

All PIPA Prize 2019 participating artists are eligible to compete in the following category:

  • PIPA Online – the artist with the highest number of votes by the end of the second round receives R$15.000,00.

To learn more about PIPA Prize 2019, see:

Board | Regulation | Nominating Committee | Calendar 

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