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International Abstract&Avant-garde Art Contest & Awards

Rules of the International Abstract&Avant-Garde Art Contest (download Word, PDF)
ST.PETERSBURG ART WEEK will take place in the in the Central Art Exhibition Hall of the St.Petersburg Union of Artists from May 26 to May 31, 2020 (h.38, Bolshaya Morskaya str., St.Petersburg).
Att: There are two ways of participation: IN ABSENTIA (online) and IN PERSON (internal way).
Exhibition dates: May 26-31, 2020 (12:00-19:00) (This is the period of the White Nights!)
Address: Central Art Exhibition Hall of the St.Petersburg Union of Artists (h.38, Bolshaya Morskaya str., St.Petersburg).
Publications: All artworks will be published in the international catalog "New Faces in Arts". 
I. Nominations of the International Abstract&Avant-Garde Art Contest:
a) Landscape
b) Portrait
c) Still life
d) City
e) Fantasy
f) Thematic composition
g) Abstract
h) Esoteric
i) Conceptual work
j) Experimental composition
II.Technical requirements (materials and measures):
1) Participants should submit originals, copies or photoscans of their works.
2) Participants can use any kind of materials.
3) Competitive work is a single work or a group of objects united by common idea (up to 5 objects).
4) Competitive works are to be presented in the form of:
- canvas / sheet (not exceeding over 150cm in length, width or high)
- digital copy (.jpeg or .tiff, not less 200dpi, up to 20 Mb),
5) a label of 7x4 сm size should be fixed on the left lower corner of each list where the following should be mentioned: a) author's (co-authors') full name; b) category and nomination; c) title of work; d) technique; e) size (cm); f) City; g) year of creation
6) Work’s presented in on-line form (digital forms) are printed and accommodated in the exposition.
III. Estimation criteria:
Expressiveness, composition and innovation. Competitive works are judged by ten-point system.
Registration deadline: May 12, 2020.
There are two ways to participate: IN ABSENTIA (online) and IN PERSON (internal way).
Participants should send the following documents:
1) application form (download WordPDF);
2) a label for each artwork (download WordPDF)
3) photo of the competitive artwork;
4) a copy of Participation Fee payment (see "Participation Fee").
5) author's and co-author's photos;
6) CV and art work description (optional)
Documents should be sent by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Professional categories:
1) "Student" category: university, high school, college students and graduates (no longer than 2 years ago)
2) "Professional" category: practitioners in arts, professors, organizations, graduates (more than 2 years ago)
3) "Amateur" category: people whose hobby is art, without special art education.
These categories are exposed and appraised separately.