August 8, 2007 - Castellón County Council Painting Prize - Announces Painting Prize
August 8, 2007

Announces Painting Prize

CONDITIONS REGULATING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE IV INTERNATIONAL PAINTING PRIZE OF THE CASTELLON COUNTY COUNCIL. YEAR 2007-07-04

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Castellon County Council announces the IV Edition of its International Painting Prize, with the aim of giving support to and promoting young avant-garde art, helping artists consolidate an international reputation and facilitate the emergence of new talents on the contemporary art scene.

The contest is dedicated to “expanded painting”, that is, the relationship and interaction of painting with other media like photography, video, installation, sculpture or new technologies (painting, 3D, projected painting, installation) and in any kind of support (canvas, DVD, paper, plastic, wood), being “painting” the fundamental and basic element.

The prize has an international scope. Any artist interested in taking part in the contest can do so, regardless of their nationality, residence or age.

ENTRY PROCEDURE
There is a two stage entry procedure
FIRST STAGE

1/ The following fields, hosted in the www.certamenpintura.dipcas.es web, must be filled in for application:
Please see website for fee and bank transfer information at certamenpintura.dipcas.es/en/bases.php
NOTE: If the application is not fully completed or in case of non-payment of the fee, the entrant will not be eligible for the prize.

2/ Theme and techniques are free. The maximum dimensions of the works shall not exceed 250 cm height by 350 cm width, but it may involve additional 3D components, as in case of an installation.

3/ Only works not having taken part in other contests or prizes will be admitted.

4/ The entrants can follow the development of the prize via our website (only shortlisted artists for the exhibition will be contacted by the Castellon County Council).
SECOND STAGE

5/ The shortlisted entrants for the final stage and the prize will be officially notified by the organization by e-mail and their names will be on view at our website.

6/ The selected works must be sent to the Museo de Bellas Artes de Castellón (the organization will indicate how to do it)

7/ The Castellón County Council will organize one exhibition with the shortlisted works in Castellón, and a second one if deemed appropriate.

8/ The artist is responsible for the shipping costs of the work — packing, transport and customs duties to Castellón.

9/ The Castellón County Council will assume the transport costs of the work to the place of origin once the exhibition(s) is/are over.

10/ The shortlisted artists must allow the Castellón County Council reproduction rights for the works submitted to create the catalogue, publicise the works on the website and in any other form of communication chosen by the County Council.

11/ The Castellón County Council will have full ownership of the awarded work, which will become a part of the County Council’s collection of contemporary painting.

PRIZE

The winner of the IV Castellón County Council Painting Prize will be awarded with 60,000 payable to the artist and subject to the personal income tax deductions stipulated according to the legally applicable regulations. If the Jury deems that none of the works submitted is worthy of the prize, this shall not be awarded.

CALENDAR

Submission entries, C.V.’s, jpeg and fees: 11th July-30th Sept. 07
Choice of shortlisted artists: Late October 07
Exhibition of works at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Castellón: Nov.-Dec. 07
Choice of winner: Early Dec. 07
Return works: End of exhibition(s)

JURY

A group of people in charge of this matter at the Castellón County Council will appoint the members of the jury, the composition of which will be published in the contest web page in due course.

ACCEPTANCE OF THE CONDITIONS

The participation in this call for proposals implies the acceptance of these conditions.
In case of claim or conflict, the competent authorities will be the Courts with jurisdiction within the City of Castellón de la Plana.

Castellón, 04 July 2007-07-06

PRESIDENT
Carlos Fabra Carreras

GENERAL SECRETARY
Manuel Martín Herrera

Castellon County Council

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