The Association of Art Critics and Theoreticians / Czech section of AICA  with support of The Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, The City of Prague, The State Fond of Culture and The Czech Centres organize yearly the contest of the Prize of Art Critique for Young Painting for artists under 30 age. The purpose is to faciliate their entry into the professional artistic scene. The award is provided by the Exhibition of Finalists, the contribution for artwork, the solo exhibition of laureate at the end of calendary year and one week study stay in abroad.