Largo Art Gallery has the great honour to invite you to participate in the second edition of the International Exlibris Competition Varna 2016. The Competition will be held in August 2016 in Varna, BULGARIA. Its mission is to increase the interest of exlibris and its traditional and new techniques among art lovers, collectors, young artists and students from art schools, colleges and universities.
In the first edition of the International Exlibris Competition, held in 2014 in Varna, participated 218 artists from 36 countries from all around the World. For this edition special web site with personal pages of the participants was created and print catalogues with the selected works of the competition was released. The success of the competition was mainly due to the support of Varna Municipality, the hard work of the Artistic Director of the Competition – the well-known Bulgarian graphic artist Julian Jordanov and the invaluable help of members of Competition Jury and especially - of the President of the Jury Mr. Hasip Pektaş.
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Below you can find Competition Rules and Application Form. We are looking forward to receive your entry.
Nelly Valcheva, Executive Director
International Exlibris Competition Varna
Largo Art Gallery has a great honour to invite you to take part in the second edition of International ExLibris Competition Varna. The most important details in brief:
1. Artistic director of the second edition of International ExLibris Competition Varna is fantabulous Bulgarian artist Julian Jordanov.See more about his art here: http://www.largogallery.com/en/artists/julian-jordanov
2. There is no fee for participation. There are no restrictions as to the themes or techniques used.
3. The deadline for sending of the works is 10 July 2016.
4. Opening of the exhibition with the selected works will be held on 18 August 2016 in Largo Art Gallery in Varna. During the opening ceremony of the exhibition the winners will be announced and the prizes will be presented.
· First Prize: 400 EUR and invitation for one-man show during the next International Exlibris Competition in Largo Gallery in Varna.
· Second Prize: 200 EUR;
· Third Prize, Istanbul Exlibris Society Prize: 100 EUR
· Young Artist Award, for the young artist (under age of 28), student in art-school, art-college, university of arts: 100 EUR and web-presentation on the website of the competition.
· Sponsor Awards
Detailed rules for participation and Application Form you can find in the file attached.
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