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Gallery “Art Pegazs" invites artists who work in all visual art media to participate in the contest "Tomorrow starts today", organized by the gallery "Art Pegazs" in cooperation with RZ Collection and printing centre “Copy Pro”.

Participation in the competition from the age of 18. All artworks must have been created within the last year. Artists are invited to share their vision on the theme of the contest.

 

20 works of art will be selected in the final of the competition and will be exhibited from 10th December 2020 to 15th January 2021 in the gallery “Art Pegazs” in Riga, Rupniecibas 18. All the artworks of the final exhibition will be promoted online.

Works of art in the following techniques are accepted:

Painting, illustration, drawing, graphics, mixed materials.

No more than 3 two-dimensional artworks.

Maximum size of the artwork: 1.5m x 1.5m.

Venue of the exhibition of the finalists: Gallery “Art Pegazs”, Rupniecibas Street 18, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia

Exhibition dates and deadlines:

Application deadlines: November 22nd, 2020 11:59 PM

Informing the finalists: November 25th, 2020

Deadline for delivery of works of art (if located in Latvia): November 30th, 2020 at 18.00

Foreign works of art will be printed in Latvia to avoid any delays because of the COVID-19.

Dates of the exhibition: 10.12.2020- 15.01.2021

Opening ceremony and announcement of winners will take place online on the platform Zoom: 12.12.2020 at 12:00 to 13:00

Participation fee

There is a one-time non-refundable participation fee for submission

• Eur 25 for one work of art

• Eur 35 for two works of art

• Eur 45 for three works of art

Awards

1st place - Grand Prix - 500 Eur and solo exhibition (two weeks) in the gallery “Art Pegazs” Riga, Latvia

2nd and 3rd places - publicity and promotion awards.

All FINALISTS will also receive an award certificate, as well as publicity in the media.

ALL ACCEPTED ARTWORKS of the participants, also those who will not be chosen by the jury for the final exhibition, will be published on the Facebook profile of the gallery “Art Pegazs”: https://www.facebook.com/pegazsgalerija

The artists will be advertised on social media, mentioned in social media press releases and in the gallery's social network profiles. Links to the winning artist's website will be provided in the competition's online publications, and as a result, an increased flow of views to the artist's website is expected.

Conditions

First stage

Application procedure:

• In the online application form it will be possible to add up to 3 photo files and download the invoice form (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OTuPISecYPU_b59UbSEH46n_HtnNPtIhduhMGDkaE84/edit#heading=h.gjdgxs), which will have to be used in case your work is accepted to be submitted to the jury for review

• Conditions for the application to comply with the tender regulations:

a) The photography must be qualitatively cropped;

b) File size: 3200 x 4800 px, 300 DPI, max. 5MB, JPG file

c) File name: firstname_lastname_tittleoftheartwork_size

d) The original size of the work of art fits in the size: 1.5m x 1.5m

• After submitting the application within 2 working days you will receive a confirmation e-mail from the Organizer that your artwork meets the conditions of the competition and will be added to the jury commission for consideration after payment of the invoice, which must be done within 2 working days.

• After paying the invoice, the applicant must send the downloaded invoice with his / her details and the amount of the participation fee to the gallery e-mail: artpegazsfonds@gmail.com

• If you do not receive the confirmation letter within 2 working days, your application does not meet the conditions of the competition.

• Registration fee (invoice will be included in the online application template, which will need to be downloaded; after receiving the confirmation, the applicant must enter his/her details and the amount of the participation fee in the invoice, payment must be made within 2 working days, AFTER PAYMENT invoice must be sent by e-mail : artpegazsfonds@gmail.com)

• ALL ARTWORKS that will be in accordance with the conditions of the competition and accepted for the evaluation to the jury will be published on the Facebook profile of the gallery “Art Pegazs”: https://www.facebook.com/pegazsgalerija within 3 working days after the receiving the participation fee. 

The second stage

International jury commission (organized in cooperation with the main sponsor of the contest - RZ Collection: https://rzcollection.com/) selects 20 finalists from the submitted and approved photos of works of art.

Third stage

On November 25th the finalists are informed about the inclusion of their artworks in the final exhibition and are invited to deliver the artwork to the gallery “Art Pegazs” (if located in Latvia) by the deadline (30th November). Foreign works will be printed in Latvia according to the submitted photos. The finalists will be provided with an information about the further activities and the opening ceremony.

The artworks which are located in Latvia and are selected for the exhibition, must be submitted by November 30, 2020 6 PM in the gallery “Art Pegazs”, Rupniecibas Street 18, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia.

Please note:

·         Incomplete or incorrectly processed applications will not be considered.

·         Costs for the delivery of your works of art to and from the exhibition are not included.

·         All works of art must be for sale.

Sales commission

·         Price breakdown: 65% artist 35% gallery

·         In case of sale, the artist must ensure high-quality packaging of the painting and its delivery to the courier. The customer must provide delivery costs.

The aims of the Gallery “Art Pegazs” is to provide for artists an opportunity to develop, to promote artists and their performance to art professionals, galleries, collectors and buyers, as well as to promote international exchanges and intercultural communication.

Prize summary: 
500 Eur + Solo exhibition
Prizes Details: 

Awards

1st place - Grand Prix - 500 Eur and solo exhibition (two weeks) in the gallery “Art Pegazs” Riga, Latvia

2nd and 3rd places - publicity and promotion awards.

All FINALISTS will also receive an award certificate, as well as publicity in the media.

ALL ACCEPTED ARTWORKS of the participants, also those who will not be chosen by the jury for the final exhibition, will be published on the Facebook profile of the gallery “Art Pegazs”: https://www.facebook.com/pegazsgalerija

The artists will be advertised on social media, mentioned in social media press releases and in the gallery's social network profiles. Links to the winning artist's website will be provided in the competition's online publications, and as a result, an increased flow of views to the artist's website is expected.

Deadline: 
11/22/2020

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
25 Eur for one entry
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The Taste of Life - Applications open !

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We invite visual artists working in all fine art media to participate in our contest.

Through this contest, we will offer 1 artist the chance to win free 3 weeks artist residency (travel + accomodation) at beautiful seaside resort — ArtFarm Liepaja with further opportunity to hold a solo exhibition at the gallery Artpegazs, Riga in 2020. We accepting all contemporary and fine art submissions that clearly employ and represent the theme of contest. The theme for 2019 is Taste of Life..

Organised by: the gallery Artpegazs in co-operation with the RZ collection.inc

Location of contest exhibition: the gallery Artpegazs, Rūpniecības str. 18, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvia

Location of artist residency: ArtFarm Liepaja, outskirts of LIEPAJA, Latvia

Show Dates: October 30th through November 26th, 2019

Opening Reception: October 30th, 5:00pm to 8:00pm

About This Contest

In the first stage, applications of the submitted images of works are assessed by a jury to make a selection of works for the exhibition.

In the second stage, artworks of 30 contest finalists are assessed in the contest exhibition at the art gallery Artpegazs and prizes are presented.

The Cost: €25 (about $28) per entry

The Prize: 3 weeks artist residency (travel grant + accomodation) at Artfarm Liepaja seaside resort (june–september) with further opportunity to hold a solo exhibition at the gallery Artpegazs in 2020.

Media Accepted: Painting, Illustration, Drawing, Printmaking, Mixed media. No more than 3 twodimensional works, with the widest side of the artwork not exceeding 150 cm.

Deadline: 
09/30/2019

Entry Fee:

Contact & Links: 
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