ART OLYMPIA 2019 international art competition

ART OLYMPIA 2019: International Open Art Competition

Art Olympia is an open art competition held as a biennial event with the goal of discovering talented artists from around the world and supporting their art activities. Approximately 160 artworks (80 from Japan and 80 worldwide) will be selected and undergo a final review in Tokyo by a panel of esteemed judges invited from around the world. In addition, 1,000 artists will be honored.

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September 15, 2018 – March 15, 2019

WEBSITE: http://artolympia.info

ENTRYSITE (Link to Juried Art Services): http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1452

ENTRY LOCATIONS:

The primary screening will be held at two locations: New York and Tokyo. There will be 80 works selected from each location, which will proceed to the final review in Tokyo. At the final review, 160 artworks will be evaluated to select the winners. The New York-based entry is for artists residing outside of Japan regardless of nationality.

AWARDS:

The first place winner will receive $120,000 and 1,000 artists will be featured on the Art Olympia website as well as art magazines. *More detals: http://artolympia.info

JUDGING PROCESS:

At the primary screening, a panel of five (5) jurors will evaluate the works as digital images in March 2019. Ten (10) jurors will conduct the final review by evaluating the actual works in Tokyo in June 2019. In order to have a fair competition, all artworks will be judged without disclosing the name of the artists. Art Olympia also adopts a clear point system for their judging.

 

JURORS:

The following is the list of jurors for Art Olympia 2019. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to have these esteemed art experts look at your work!

 

Primary screening jurors for New York Entries

Brett Littman: Director of The Noguchi Museum/New York

Chu Teh-I, Artist: Founder of the Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts/Taipei

Florence Derieux: Director of Exhibition at Hauser & Wirth New York/New York

Emmanuelle Lequeux: Journalist for Le Monde /Paris

Zheng Lin: Founder and Director of Tang Contemporary Art/Beijing


Final review in Tokyo, above plus next Tokyo Jurors

Hiroshi Senju: Artist

Toyomi Hoshina: Vice President of Tokyo University of the Arts

Akiya Takahashi: Director of the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum

Yuko Hasegawa: Curator at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Akiko Endo: Artist

 

ENTRY RULES & REGULATIONS:

Two-dimensional works, representational or abstract; oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mineral pigments, print, charcoal, digital/multimedia art, mixed media, photography etc. (calligraphy, video,  sculpture, and group/collaboration works are not accepted)

Original works that have never been previously submitted to other competitions (rule offender will be revoked)

 

SIZE & WEIGHT:

Maximum Size: 117cm x 117cm (46 x 46 inch)

Maximum Depth: 10cm (4 inch) (including the frame)

Maximum weight: 20kg (44.1lbs)

 

ENTRY PERIOD:

September 15, 2018 – March 15, 2019

 

ELIGIBILITY:

Regardless of nationality, you must be a resident outside of Japan and the age of 18 or older for New York entries.

Categories:

– All-Entrants Category: All entrants

– Student Category: Entrants who are enrolled in a university, graduate school, technical school or similar and less than 35 years old at the time of entry.

*Student artists are simultaneously registered in the All-Entrants

Category when they enter the Student Category.

 

ENTRY FEE & PAYMENT
General submission:

$60 for 1 image, $100 for 2 images, $140 for 3 images

Student submission:

$40 for 1 image, $70 for 2 images, $100 for 3 images

*Student ID will be required for the Student Category prior to the final review.

*Each artist is limited to THREE images.

 

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and PayPal.

*Please note entry fees are non-refundable

and non-transferrable for any reason.

Entrants are responsible for shipping their works to the designated address in Tokyo and purchasing any insurance desired. Art Olympia will bear the return shipping cost, insurance from Tokyo, and customs procedures for returning. (Works will be shipped back to the designated/registered address by the entrants)

 

ONLINE SUBMISSION:

All submissions must be done through our online entry system. We do not accept entry with the print-out entry form.

For the online entry, please follow the JAS entry system. It will be helpful to have the following information handy for the online entry.

  1.  Contact information for the registration and notification.
  2. Title, actual artwork size and weight, materials, theme, year

   produced.

  1. Image of the work in high quality JPG format

 

ENTRYSITE (Link to Juried Art Services): http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1452

 

ARTWORK SHIPPING TO TOKYO:

Finalists are responsible for shipping their works to the designated address in Tokyo and purchasing any insurance desired. Art Olympia will bear the return shipping cost, insurance from Tokyo, and customs procedures for returning. (Works will be shipped back to the designated/ registered address.)

 

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

The work should be within 117×117 cm (46×46 inches).

All works must be framed or stretched, adequately wired, and ready to be hanged.

The value of the work must be $10,000 or less. (Works with a value of over $10,000 will not be accepted.)

Works that have been previously submitted to other competitions will not be accepted.

Please refer to the Terms & Conditions for further details.

 

Thank you for your interest in Art Olympia 2019 and we look forward to seeing your artwork in the show.

 

Submitted by Motohisa Nobunaga. Email: info@artolympia.jp

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