Rules for participation in Czech Art Weeks

Rules of participation

The international exhibition project "Czech Art Weeks" includes three sections:
 

Date of Exhibition: February 14-29, 2020,

Exhibition-contest "Century of Realism", registration: until February 9;

Exhibition-contest "Century of Vanguardism", registration: until February 9;

Exhibition-contest "Century of Symbolism", registration: until February 9.

 

Exhibition hall address (see halls):

Hotel complex Gustav Mahler, Czech Republic, Jihlava, str. Krizova 4.

 
Forms of participation:
1) Full-time participation, with a visit to the Czech Republic: the author independently carries the work to the exhibition-contest in the Czech Republic and spends the entire period of the exhibition there;
2) Artwork participation, without visiting the Czech Republic: the organizing committee transports originals or copies of works to the exhibition-contest to the Czech Republic and back; Collection of art objects is carried out in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Minsk, see "Contacts of organizing committee";
3) Artprint participation: works are provided in electronic form, organizing committee prints photo images of competitive art objects. Absentee participants are displayed in the form of printouts of the А3 size and placed in the general exposition.

Documents required for participation:
(Please note: with all forms of participation, identical sets of materials are sent!)
 
1) Application form (download application form in Word, PDF);
2) Label for each competition entry (download the label in Word, PDF);
3) Personal photo of the author (s);
4) Photographs of art objects presented at the exhibition-contest;
5) Confirmation of payment of the registration fee (copy of receipt, payment information, etc.):
go to the "Registration fee"
go to the section "Methods of payment"

All registration materials are sent to the email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Technical requirements:
1) Technical characteristics of the submitted works:
а) canvas / sheet / art object size for artwork participants authors:
- if the author personally brings the paintings to the exhibition: up to 200 cm.;
- if the organizing committee transports the paintings to the exhibition: not more than 80 cm on the larger side and not more than 3 kg.;
b) Artprint participation: file not less than 200 dpi, up to 20 Mb
2) Restrictions:
а) it is allowed to exhibit paintings in frames or with glass only if the author personally brings the paintings to the exhibition;
b) works that are politically biased or insulting the feelings of believers are not allowed to the exhibition:
c) Pictures must be category 16+.
3) An author (a group of co-authors) can submit any number of art objects in any nomination, but each art object (single canvas or series: diptych or triptych) will be evaluated as an independent work;
4) Registration of competitive works:
а) All original work should be provided with a label-description (the label is placed in the lower right corner, on the front side). The label includes: a) the last name, first name of the author (co-authors) b) city c) name d) performance technique e) dimensions g) year of creation, e) nomination, g) cost.
b) For full-time and artwork participants: each competition work must have fasteners / hooks for hanging on a vertical panel or fastenings preventing the obstruction of the object.
c) For artprint participants: Entries are submitted to the organizing committee in the form of files in .jpeg or .tiff format; not less than 200 dpi, not more than 20 Mb.
 
 
REGISTRATION SEQUENCE
 
1 step: Registration

To register, you need to send the following material by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:
1) Application form (download application form in Word, PDF);
2) Label for each competition entry (download the label in Word, PDF);
3) Personal photo of the author (s);
4) Photographs of art objects presented at the exhibition-contest;
5) Confirmation of payment of the registration fee (copy of receipt, payment information, etc.):
go to the "Registration fee"
go to the section "Methods of payment"

After the author has sent registration materials to the Organizing Committee, he receives a notification from the administrator, indicating the assigned "Participant Number".

2 step (for artwork and full-time participants): Preparation of art objects for exhibiting at the exhibition
Having received the label with the assigned number, the full-time participant prints it out and places it in the lower right corner. Labels can be mounted on a stretcher or canvas, as well as on decorative elements (frames, stands, etc.).

step (for artwork and full-time participants): provision of works for the exhibition
Competition entries are submitted to the exhibition. It is possible to provide work:
а) in Jihlava (Czech Republic, Jihlava, str. Krizova 4) or
b) in the representative office of the project in Moscow (Moscow, Krymsky Val, 8/2, cabinet "Union of Artists").

The organizing committee provides the service of transporting works to the exhibition from Moscow and Minsk.

Competitive works (full-time/artwork) should contain:
а) label with the assigned number (in the lower right corner, on the front side)
b) fastening forms necessary for suspension, hooks, eyelets or nails. Volumetric work should have supports and devices that prevent the collapse of the art object
c) "Transfer Deed Card" (download in Word, PDF). This card is a documentary confirmation of the delivery of the art object to the exhibition.

Sections
1) Painting
2) Graphics
3) Sculpture
4) Design
5) Textiles
6) Arts and crafts
7) Photography