The twelfth edition of the Gruppo Euromobil Under 30 Award is addressed to Italian and foreign artists under the age of thirty whose works are exhibited at Arte Fiera. The Prize will be assigned by a jury of experts and critics. The award will be presented during Arte Fiera on Saturday, February 3 at 4 pm at Printville Bookshop (Service Centre ground floor) and the winner will be invited to ‘interact' with the Collections of the Gruppo Euromobil, main sponsor of Arte Fiera.


Now in its second edition, the ANGAMC Career Award is an acknowledgment to the story and activity of an affiliate gallerist member of ANGAMC who has shown a particular commitment to the role, achieving success from an artistic, human and commercial point of view.
In 2018, the award will be presented to Milanese gallery Giorgio Marconi. The award ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 3, at 10.15 a.m., in the presence of Mauro Stefanini, ANGAMC President, Angela Vettese, Artistic Director of Arte Fiera, Marco Momoli, Exhibition Director of Arte Fiera and Bruno Corà, President of the Burri Foundation. 

#ContemporaryYoung AWARD

The #ContemporaryYoung prize was launched by Giovani Industriali in Bologna for the first time at Arte Fiera 2015. The initiative is open to all under 40 artists who will exhibit this year’s Art Fair, regardless of their expressive technique, and whose work relates to the idea of doing and building. The work of the winner will be part of the Young Entrepreneurs collection of Confindustria Emilia. The goal is to create, over time, an artistic fund of the Association dedicated to young artists, conceived and intended to grow with Arte Fiera.


Centro Porsche Bologna promotes a Prize for Arte Fiera 2018 in support of contemporary art and values that promotes combining tradition and technological innovation in products of excellence. The Prize, open to all artists exhibited at the 2018 edition of Arte Fiera, combines,in art as in mechanics, the idea of excellence in making and the form that comes from an internal need for the function. An idea that is now classic but does not cease to influence both the works and the high-tech objects. The prize is a personal exhibition of the winning artist to be held on a date to be defined at the Centro Porsche Bologna.
The winner will be announced on Sunday 4 February at 1.00 pm at the Champagnerie.


Consultinvest, one of the most dynamic Italian financial realities, supports Arte Fiera 2018 with a recognition to contemporary art, selecting the work of an emerging or recently rediscovered artist as the first work of his fu- ture collection. The Prize followed the idea of art as the first and most widespread global language and the art market as a real market, based on connected system of public collections, private collections, auctions and the action of organized groups and investment funds.
The prize consists of the purchase of the winning artwork for a maximum value of € 10.000. The winner will be announced Saturday 3 February at 1 pm at the Champagnerie.


The seventh consecutive year of the Rotary Bologna Valle del Samoggia goes to the most creative installation presented at ARTEFIERA 2018 to promote the diffusion of the culture of art especially among young people and to spread the principles of Rotaryon friendship and brotherhood among the nations.
Unchanged the finality, sprade the passion for contemporary art among young people and the principles of friendship and brotherhood, became more tightened the synergies with the Rotary International District 2072 Emilia Romagna and San Marino, with the Rotaract Bologna and with Libera Accademia degli Studi Caravaggeschi "Cardinal FrancescoMaria del Monte".

  • Award to Galleries - The qualified jury will award a particular work of contemporary art, or a special stand fitted out by a contemporary art gallery within the stand of ARTEFIERA.
  • Award to Artist - Financed by young people of Rotaract Bologna will award this year, combined with the Rotary's award, it consist in a prize of money to the artist.
  • Special award “Andrea Sapone” - In memory of Andrea Sapone , one of the organizers of the event, prematurely disappeared,will be assigned a special prize in money.

The award ceremony will take place during Arte Fiera on Saturday, February 3rd at 6.00 p.m. in Notturno room at the Service Centre.