Watercolor Competition

Watercolor Competition

Watercolor competition is held within the framework of International festival of children and youth art and pedagogical innovations Russian Cup of Art "Art Assembly".

Dates: October 8-13, 2019.
Registration deadline: until September 30, 2019.
Winners announcement and Award ceremony: October 13, 2019.
Exhibition hall: Exhibition Complex of Moscow Academic Art Lyceum of the Russian Academy of Arts.
Address: Moscow, Krimskiy Val street 8/2 (metro station "Oktyabrskaya"). 
Master classes and special programs: schedule

Participation forms: IN PERSON and IN ABSENTIA
There are two equivalent forms of participation.:
1) In person participation: originals or copies of art objects;
2) In absentia participation: the author sends electronic versions of art objects to the competition. The organizing committee prints files and places it in the general exposition (A3 format).
 
Competition programs schedule - "The Schedule Of The Cup Of Russia - Assembly Of Arts".
Download "Regulation on watercolor competition" (in formatWord, PDF)
Download "Application form" (in format WordPDF)
Download "Label for art object" (in format WordPDF)
 
Attention: teachers, artists and masters can conduct their own master class or presentation (go to "Offer a master class")

TECHNICAL REGULATIONS / PARTICIPATION RULES
in International Watercolor Competition


Drawings can be made in any painting technique with a size of no more than one Whatman sheet. 

Age categories of the participants:
• Category “Kids”: up to 7 years
• Category “Young”: from 8 to 10 years
• Category “Middle”: from 11 to 13 years old
• Category “Older”: from 14 to 16 years old
• Category “Junior”: from 17 to 21 years


1) Landscapes (the beauty of the native land)
2) Still lifes (the beauty of shapes and shadows)
3) Architecture (the beauty of urban lines and shapes)
4) Patriotic theme (leafing through pages of history)
5) Illustrations to myths, tales and stories
6) My family
7) Portraits (beauty of the soul)
8) Our smaller brothers (animals, birds)
9) The underwater world and its inhabitants
10) Abstraction (fantasy, abstract composition)
11) Cosmic theme (fictional worlds and their inhabitants)
12) Thematic composition
13) Copy of the work of a famous painter
14) Free theme

 
Nominations for category:
Category "Teacher"

1. Landscape
2. Portrait
3. Still life
4. Thematic composition
5. Synthesis of genres

 

Technical requirements:
а) in person participants present prepared works (on whatman, canvas, plastic or other hard base) with option to hang them on vertical surface (hooks, mounts, eyelets, etc.). Volumetric compositions and objects should have supports that prevent obstruction of the object.
b) in absentia participants present photos of the competitive works in electronic form, the organizing committee print received files, prepare them and present in the general exhibition. The file must be at least 150-300 dpi and up to 15mb.

Documents required for registration (and publication in the catalog "New Faces in Art"):
1) application form (in format Word, PDF)
2) label for each art object (in format Word, PDF)
3) photos of  art objects (in format .jpg, .jpeg, .tiff, up to 20 mb each file)
4) copy of the participation fee payment:
      go to: "Entry Fee",
      go to:"How to pay Entry Fee"
Additional materials (at availability):
а) photo of the author (co-authors)
b) photo of the artistic director

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According to the results of the jury's work, lists of winners are formed for each age and professional category and in each nomination. The winners of the competition are awarded with diplomas of the Organizing Committee and the Artistic Council of the competition, recommendations for artistic directors, participation in a number of foreign exhibitions. All participants receive a certificate of participation (Diploma).