The Bank Austria Art Prize 2011 was awarded to the Kunstraum Lakeside as the best project communicating art to new target groups (prize money of EUR 70,000)

The Bank Austria Art Prize 2011 was awarded on 24 February 2012 during a gala event in the "Theater an der Josefstadt" in Vienna.

• Bank Austria Art Prize with a total prize pool of EUR 218,000 awarded for the second time this year
• High-calibre jury chose the winners from no less than 333 candidates
• Prize-winners in the four categories:
o "Regional" category: "Sprachsalz" literature festival in Hall (Tyrol)
o "International" category: The "Black Sea Calling" project of the "Rotor" Association in Graz, and Musikhaus Doblinger in Vienna for its 2011 New Year's Production
o "Communication of art" category: Kunstraum Lakeside in Klagenfurt
o "Cultural journalism" category: Irene Suchy, Culture Editor, Ö1

further information:
Bank Austria (Information in German)

Kunstraum Lakeside-Team: Hedwig Saxenhuber, Maria Mack and Nora Leitgeb with Willibald Cernko, Chairman of the Board at Bank Austria (Fotocredit: Bank Austria)