Terms & Conditions

Dreaming with Lions

THE FAENA PRIZE FOR THE ARTS 2022 (the “Faena Prize”) is reserved for site-specific temporary projects to be installed on the beach area in Miami Beach (the “Project”). 

By participating, all applicants to the Faena Prize for the Arts Open Call lawfully accept each and every provision of the terms and conditions below (the “Terms and Conditions”). 



Artists from different fields and/or disciplines are invited to present projects: installations, performances, paintings, sculptures, photographs, works that include design and architecture, film or video pieces, technologies, etc. 

All individuals over the age of 18 are eligible to apply. Entries will be accepted from emerging, mid-to-late career and established artists, regardless of national origin or citizenship. 

Individuals and art collectives may apply. Individual artists who are members of a collective may also present their own individual entry. The Faena Prize competition is limited to one entry per artist or collective. 

Employees, officers, directors, and agents of FAENA ART, as well as its affiliate companies and subsidiaries, are not eligible. Previous winners, present jurors, or members of the Nominating Committee are not eligible. 



Applicants can send their entries through faenaart.org starting on  April 5th, 2022 through to August 1st, 2022. 

Individuals or Collective applicants must complete the registration form providing personal information such as First Name; Last Name, ID or passport number; Email and Phone Number. Collective applicants should designate one of the members to perform as the representative. 

To ensure uniformity among the Faena Prize entries and the quality of the submitted images, applicants should submit the Proposal PDF and Portfolio PDF as indicated below. 

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All information must be submitted in English. 


1 Proposal

  • A one-page written description of the Project and its conceptual development (A4 Horizontal). 
  • A maximum of twelve sketches, plans, renders, mock ups, photographs or digital images that depict the completed project within the allocated space at Faena Beach.
  • Description of the materials and techniques to be used during production. 
  • Up to five links to videos or documentation of works related to the Project. 
  • Estimated production schedule and budget. 
  • A sustainable and context-responsible de-install plan. *Optional


2 Portfolio

In order to assess the relationship between the Project entry and the Artist’s previous work, applicants must submit a portfolio with:

  • A maximum of fifteen images that provide an overview of the Artist’s career.
  • A curriculum vitae (of the individual artist or the collective/group of artists who will participate in the Project).


The two files (1 Proposal / 2 Portfolio) must each be submitted in a PDF format (A4 horizontal). There is no limit to the quantity of pages for each. The two PDFs must be uploaded to the www.faenaart.org for the online entry form to be completed. 

To be eligible, entries must comply with the requirements as stated herein. Submissions will be reviewed at any time to ensure compliance with Faena Prize competition rules. Any entry not accompanied by the information requested shall be ineligible and the jury shall not consider it.



The entry form will be available on the www.faenaart.org website from April 5th, 2022, through to August 1st, 2022.

Entries will be accepted until 11:59 pm EST on August 1st, 2022. 

Winners will be selected and announced during the 2022 Faena Art Gala, as described in the section “Jury and Selection of Winners” below. The winners will be announced on the Faena Art website. 

The Faena Prize for the Arts 2022 selected proposal will be part of the Faena Art Programming during Miami Art Week 2022. 



The Jury of the 2022 Faena Prize for the Arts will include Cecilia Alemani (Curator of the 59th Venice Biennale); artist Alexandre Arrechea; Caroline Bourgeois (Chief Curator of the Pinault Collection); cultural place-maker Ximena Caminos; Chus Martínez (Director Art Institute at the FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Basel); and José Roca (Artistic Director 23rd Biennale of Sydney). 

The Faena Prize for the Arts 2022, coordinated by curator Direlia Lazo, will also consist of a Nominating Committee that will include museum directors and curators from all parts of the globe who will help expand the scope and reach of the open call entries. Nominated submissions and open call applications will all be reviewed together. The jury will not be informed of the committee's nominations until the winners have been selected. The list with the names of the nominating committee members will be listed on the Faena Art website.

The jury will meet in August 2022 to select a winner. During its deliberation, the jury may contact the finalists by phone if deemed necessary. 

The jury will review the submitted eligible applications and select finalists based on the artistic quality of the proposal, its feasibility, and its contribution to contemporary art. The jury's decision shall be final. 



The selected winners will be notified at the e-mail address and phone number listed on the entry form. FAENA ART will send an acceptance letter via express or electronic mail to the prize winner which must be signed and returned to FAENA ART within seven business days of the date of the acceptance letter for the award to be considered official. 

All finalists and/or the selected winners are subject to eligibility verification. To be verified as eligible to receive a prize, each finalist and/or the selected winner must continue to comply with all the Terms and Conditions, fulfill all requirements, and not be disqualified for any reason. 



The winner of the Faena Prize 2022 shall receive an artist fee of US $25,000 and a maximum budget of US $75,000 to produce the project. All taxes and withholdings that may apply to the Faena Prize are the sole responsibility of the winners and will be deducted from the prize totals. 



The winning Artist shall be responsible for producing the winning work under the supervision of the FAENA ART production team. The winning proposal must be produced in Miami, FL (USA) unless otherwise agreed by the parties in writing. The cost of the transportation of any part of the Work that is not produced in Miami and must be covered with the amount destined for production. As part of the mission of contributing to the exchange between national and international artists, FAENA ART considers the relevance of producing the Project in Miami. 

The US $75,000 budget for the creation of the Project for the exhibition will be managed by the FAENA ART production team based on the needs of the winning proposal. This US $75,000 budget must also include the cost of airline tickets and accommodations. 

FAENA ART will provide technical supervision of the Project to ensure the safety of related materials and persons. The winning artist is required to collaborate and cooperate with FAENA ART. Notwithstanding the aforementioned, the sole party responsible for the safety of the Project is the Artist. FAENA ART reserves the right to hold the Artist responsible for any damage the work causes to the Faena Art’s facilities or to the people who attend the exhibition. 

The artist will carry an insurance policy covering fire, robbery, or damage to the Work, and will also carry liability insurance for any damages that the Work may cause. 

The artist agrees to hold FAENA ART harmless for any damages or claims arising from the Work. The artist is the sole party responsible for any such damage or claim. 



The winning Artist agrees to permanently transfer to FAENA ART all rights to print, audio and audiovisual reproduction of the Work for the press, promotion, and educational activities. The Artist shall retain the intellectual property and any trademarks associated with the Work. FAENA ART must always be named as the Project's producer and commissioner. 



A catalogue will be released in conjunction with the exhibition of the winning project at Faena Beach. The catalogue may be in digital or paper format.



FAENA ART shall be responsible for the press and marketing plan in conjunction with the Artist, the Project, and the exhibition. The Artist must be available at the request of FAENA ART for interviews and press conferences. 



Faena Beach is located between 32nd and 35th Streets in Miami Beach. This area is public and open to the public, artists may visit the site anytime on their own. Official IRL site-visits will be also scheduled, or view a 360 tour of the space here. Potential applicants should write to [email protected] with the subject “Site Visit: Faena Prize 2022 Open Call” to reserve the visit.