Young and aspiring artists may sometimes nd it difficult to introduce themselves and their works to a wider audience. Galerie im Andechshof in Innsbruck provides the stage for their first steps in the limelight. What started as a small platform for young Tyrolean artists in 1991 has become a fixed constant that helps budding artists to liaise with a wider audience, prepare for more comprehensive, possibly award-winning performances and, last but not least, to forge valuable bonds with the Tyrolean artistic scene. “Galerie im Andechshof is particularly looking to promote artists at the beginning of their career and to act as a stepping stone for their future success. In that, our concept is singular as it is the only gallery in Innsbruck and even Tyrol that actively supports and promotes upcoming new artists.