The twelfth Johannes Vermeer Prijs was awarded 18 February 2021 to Rineke Dijkstra.

The eleventh Johannes Vermeer Prijs was awarded 25 September 2019 to Ivo van Hove.

The tenth Johannes Vermeer Prijs was awarded 29 October 2018 to Janine Jansen.

The nineth Johannes Vermeer Prijs was awarded 30 October 2017 to Iris van Herpen.

The eighth Johannes Vermeer Prijs was awarded 7 November 2016 to Steve McQueen.

The seventh Johannes Vermeer Prijs was awarded 26 October 2015 to Michel van der Aa.

The sixth Johannes Vermeer Prijs was awarded 27 October 2014 to Irma Boom.

The fifth Johannes Vermeer Prijs was awarded 21 October 2013 to Rem Koolhaas.

The fourth Johannes Vermeer Prijs was awarded 29 October 2012 to Marlene Dumas.

The third Johannes Vermeer Prijs was awarded 31 October 2011 to Erwin Olaf.

The second Johannes Vermeer Prijs was awarded 15 November 2010 to Alex van Warmerdam.

The first Johannes Vermeer Prijs was awarded 30 October 2009 to Pierre Audi.