The Great Well-Known and Unknown Artists (Rybnik, Poland)

Youth Culture Club in Rybnik invites everyone to enter the 14th International Art Competition for Children and Youth "The Great Well-Known and Unknown Artists".

The term of works submission is over

AIMS:

  • presentation of children’s and teenagers’ creativity
  • popularization of art history knowledge and the great artists biographies,
  • opportunity to share artistic, methodological and aesthetic experience,
  • development of sensitivity to art among the youth

THEME:

THE TOPIC OF 2016 EDITION IS: “WITH THE BRUSH AMONGST THE STARS – VINCENT VAN GOGH”

This is one more year of our common journey around the world of art. Together we will get to know another artist and we will share our knowledge with each other.

This year’s artist is a Dutch painter, one of the most famous artists in the world – Vincent van Gogh.

That's what he said – “I dream of painting and then I paint my dreams”…

Try to imagine and show it in your pictures.

Visit the world of this unusual man and his life full of colour, emotion and passion. Van  Gogh - one of the most admired artists was also one of the most tragic person of his era.

His biography is a colourful kaleidoscope of people and places - homeland in the Netherlands, Antwerp, Arles, Paris, Auvers-sur-Oise, brother Theo, women, artists and friends.

DO NOT COPY THE ARIST’S PAINTINGS - let them be an inspiration for creating your own beautiful works!!!

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE COMPETITION:

PARTICIPANTS’AGE: 5 to 21 (The age groups: up to 7, 8-11, 12-15, 16-21)

SIZE OF THE WORKS: min - A3, graphic - free size

TECHNIQUE: painting, drawing, graphic, mixed flat techniques

DEADLINE FOR DELIVERING WORKS TO RYBNIK: February 1, 2016

Works should be described in Latin alphabet block letters and include:

  • Author’s full name and author’s
  • Institution’s address, e-mail and telephone number,
  • Teacher’s full name,
  • Teacher’s e-mail and telephone number.

PLEASE, DO NOT ROLL UP AND FRAME THE WORKS!

The prize giving ceremony together with exhibition opening will take place in June 2012 in Rybnik.

ALL THE AUTHORS OF THE AWARDED WORKS WILL BE INFORMED BY E-MAIL, POST OR TELEPHONE.

All the works submitted for the competition will not be returned to their authors; they will remain the property of organizers, who reserve the right to publish them.

See the competition page