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23.5.11

Theme in Cartoonale Brugge 2011: Revolution!

The Bruges Cultural Department presents
Cartoonale Brugge 2011: Revolution!
This year marks the fifth edition of Cartoonale Brugge!
Theme for this year is 'Revolution!', a subject that has been headlining the news for months and that may be interpreted in the widest possible sense. Can you find inspiration in the news of the Arab revolts that have taken the whole world by surprise, or in the green revolution? In the digital revolution and the instant success of the I-phone, Twitter and Facebook? Or do you have other original ideas on the subject?
Cartoonale Brugge is open to all creative minds. Every artist may submit up to three cartoons and the deadline for submission 27 July 2011.
Do not hesitate to participate; there are nice prizes to be won! From among all entries, the jury will select three winners who will be awarded with a cash prize! The winner will walk away with 1,500 euros, the second- and third-prize winners will receive 1,000 euros and 500 euros respectively. Click here for the contest rules. You can also obtain these from Cultural Department or via the City of Bruges website.
The best works will be exhibited in the 'Hal voor Cultuur", AC 't Brugse Vrije, Burg 11, 8000 Brugge, from 23 September until 12 October 2011, daily from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
For more information:
e: dienst.cultuur@brugge.be
t: 050 44 82 72

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Cartoon contest rules Cartoonale Brugge, Belgium
Article 1 – Concept
The cultural department of the City of Bruges organises Cartoonale Brugge, a cartoon contest followed by an exhibition. From among the entries, a jury will select a number of works that will be exhibited, and from among these exhibited works, the same jury will also appoint three prize-winners.
Article 2 – Organisational committee
The Organisational Committee consists of:
• The Alderman for Culture (chairman);
• Representatives of the Cultural Department of the City of Bruges.
All administration work concerning this contest will be carried out by the Cultural Department of the City of Bruges, A.C. ‘t Brugse Vrije, Burg 11, 8000 Brugge (050/44 82 84, 50/44 82 80, dienst.cultuur@brugge.be)
Article 3 – The jury
The jury consists out of three members who are selected by the College of Burgomaster and Aldermen on the basis of their knowledge and experience.
The prizes will be awarded at the suggestion of the jury. Their decisions are final and cannot be challenged.
Article 4 – Prizes
There are three prizes: the first prize is 1,500 euro, the second prize 1,000 euro and the third prize 500 euro.
Article 5 – Theme: Revolution!
Article 6 – Participation conditions
The members of the organisational committee, the members of the jury and the curator of the exhibition are excluded from entering Cartoonale Brugge. Participation is free of charge. The entrant guarantees the originality of his/her works. Disputes and potential claims in relation to all forms of plagiarism etc. are the sole liability of the entrant.
Every participant can send up to three cartoons before 27 July 2011, by post to:
College van Burgemeester en Schepenen
Dienst Cultuur
Cartoonale Brugge
Burg 12,
8000 Brugge
BELGIUM
The cartoons may also be hand-delivered, against receipt, at the following address:
A.C. 't Brugse Vrije
Dienst Cultuur
Cartoonale Brugge
Burg 11
8000 Brugge.
Opening hours: from Monday till Friday, from 8.30 a.m. till 12 a.m. and Tuesday afternoon also from 2 p.m. till 4 p.m.
In both cases, it is recommended to put the cartoons in a sealed protective envelope bearing the words “NIET PLOOIEN – DO NOT FOLD”. This will allow us to display the works in an orderly fashion.
The cartoons must be original drawings or digital prints on paper or on light cardboard. The maximum paper size is A3 (29,7 cm x 42,0 cm). There is no minimum size.
In addition, the registration form must be attached to the back of every cartoon.
All cartoons may be displayed at the exhibition or published in a virtual catalogue created for this purpose, without any financial compensation for the artist.
Furthermore, the cartoons may be used to make publicity for the cartoon contest and for the City of Bruges.
The three prize-winning cartoons will become property of the Municipality of the City of Bruges. The cartoonists who stated that they wanted their cartoons returned will receive their works by post. Cartoons returned will be handled with care, but the organizers cannot take responsibility for any loss or damage caused by the postal service.
By entering the contest, i.e. by sending in one or more cartoons, each entrant agrees to abide by the contest rules.
Article 7 – Exhibition and prize-giving
The exhibition will take place from 23 September 2011 till and including 12 October 2011 in the ‘Hal voor Cultuur’, A.C. ‘t Brugse Vrije, Burg 11, 8000 Brugge.
The exhibition is open every day from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. and entrance is free.
The public announcement and the prize-giving ceremony will take place during the vernissage on Friday 23 September at 7 p.m.
Article 8 – Disputes
All disputes over matters that are not dealt with in these contest rules will be settled by the organisational committee whose decision will be final and cannot be challenged.
Complete regulations and entry-form at source .

20.5.11

IV International Exhibition of Graphic Humor - Lima 2011, Peru

IV International Exhibition of Graphic Humor - Lima 2011
THEME: "RECYCLING
1 - Recycling is the raw materials from waste, introducing them back into the cycle of life and occurs at the prospect of depletion of natural resources.
2 - You can send up to two works from his personal archives or have been published or awarded. Can be prepared using any technique and should only be sent email in no case shall the original.
3 - The play must have a resolution of 300 dpi or more and a minimum size of A-4 (30 x 21 cm.)
4 - Along with the works should send their information (Name, address, telephone) a short biographical sketch, a photograph or caricature, and mailing address.
4 - The works will be sent to E-mail:
salonhumorperu@salonhumorperu.com
5 - The works must be sent until June 30, 2011.
6 - The reception of the works will be undertaken by the organizers of the IV International Exhibition of Graphic Humor - Lima 2011.
7 - The selected works form the exhibition that will open on September 1, 2011.
8 - Selected artists will receive a copy of the book luxury publish the papers submitted to the Hall.
9 - The artists authorize us your drawings can be used on posters, shirts, press releases and printed material to promote the event.
10 - The artists accepted all the conditions set in the base call for the IV International Exhibition of Graphic Humor - Lima 2011.
More info:
http://omarzevallos.blogspot.com/
http://artefacto.deartistas.com/

19.5.11

Results 39th World Gallery of Art on Paper - Cartoon 2011, Rep. Macedonia

Respected participants, friends,
We would like to apologize for our late announcement, but it was a very busy period for Osten gallery.
We have the pleasure to announce the award winners of this year the 39th World Gallery of Art on Paper – Cartoon 2011.
The other participants who were in the list of accepted artists and potential awards will have a reproduction in this year’s catalogue.
Moreover, every participant, even the participants who were not listed in the accepted ones, will have their name listed in the index of participants in the catalogue.
We would like to thank you once again for your participation and your help to make such a successful manifestation with a lot of participation from all over the world. It has been a real pleasure to have all of you as participants and that we will have you next year as well.
For any questions you have please do not hesitate to ask.
Here is the list of the awards:
First prize for cartoon: Tsocho Peev – Bulgaria.
First prize for satiric drawing: Makhmudjon Eshonkulov – Uzbekistan
First prize for comic/strip: Hamidreza Mosayebi – Iran
Special awards:
Tawan Chuntraskawvong – Thailand
Vladimir Nenashev – Russia
Ricardo Clement (Alecus) – El Salvador
Toso Borkovic – Serbia
Valentin Georgiev – Bulgaria
Nikola Listes – Croatia
Faruk Soyarat – Turkey
Nikola Angelkoski – Macedonia
Mile Manchevski – Macedonia
Anatoliy Stankulov – Bulgaria.
Sincerely
OSTEN
Mice Jankulovski.

18.5.11

The Second Master Cup International Illustration Biennial 2011 - China

The Second Master Cup International Illustration Biennial 2011, China
Thanks to the artists all over the world, the First Master Cup International Cartoon and Illustration Biennial had been held successful in 2007. It was a big pity we could not continue the Biennial in 2009 because of some obstacles beyond the exception.
This year we restart the Biennial with the great support from the institutes and gallery of Beijing which are in the list as below. The Biennial aimed to spread the art of illustration, cartoon, printmaking and painting more and more globally. And we believe the art has the great power to touch our soul, increase the culture and to make the development of the real world. The name of the Biennial changed into the Master Cup International Illustration Biennial as the reason of the opinion – cartoon is a kind of humorous illustration of life.
Host Units:
Master Illustrators's Federation
Beijing Ziteng gallery
Joint hosts:
Beijing Yingbao Printmaking House
Beijing Cartoon Center
Caijing Visual Arts Center
Sanchen Publishing House
Red Man Art International.
1. Participation
The contest is open to all artist--Illustrator, Cartoonist, Printmaker and Painter around world regardless of nationality, age, sex, etc.
2.Category
A) Noah's Ark -- New World, New Age, New Hope...
B) Free Topic -- Live and Create Freely...
3. Entries
1) No entry fee.
2) The works whether they have been awarded in other contests and exhibitions previously will be accepted.
3) Artist should summit the original works. Any computer prints, slide, photograph, xerox will not be accepted.
4) The maximum seven entries should be submitted for each category.
5) The maximum size of the works should be 350 x 500 mm (13.78 x 19.69 inch) respectively.
6) Author's resume and photo should be submitted with entries together.
7) First name, Last name, Address, Email, Telephone number and category should be written on the reverse side of the works.
8) There are unlimited technique and medium of works, any painting, print making (cover any printmaking except digital graphics) and mixed art will be acceptted, works finished by computer or xerox will not be considered.
4. Entry Form
Please download the entry form on web site: http://www.bjcartoon.com.cn/ ; http://www.redmanart.com/
At the same time, the self made entry form is also accepted.
5. Deadline and Exhibition
1) The deadline for entry is September, 15, 2011.
2) The Opening exhibition will take place in Beijing Ziteng gallery on October 1, 2011.
3) Host unit will invite winning artists to hold personal exhibition in Beijing after biennial.
6. Delivery
1) The entries must be flat protected with hard cardboard, or rolled in a hard case. The folded works will not be considered.
2) Please send entries to the address as follow:
Ms. Xiaoyu Hu
Master Illustration House
No.364 Lou, 341 Shi,
Jinqiaoshidai Community,
Yunjing Dong Lu, 101121,
Tongzhou, Beijing, P.R.CHINA
3) Please write "Don't bend" on the cover of envelope to prevent any damage.
7. Judgment
1) The jury will cover the well known panting and printmaking artist, cartoonist, illustrator and critics.
2) The jury meeting will be held on September 25, 2011.
3) Biennial will announce the result on October 1, 2011; host unit will contact the winning artists via postal mail or email directly.
8. Prizes
1) Grand Master prize
1-A) Grand Master prize for Category A) Noah's Ark: Gold Master Cup medal plus 5000 USD for 1 winning works.
1-B) Grand Master prize for Category B) Free Topic: Gold Master Cup medal plus 5000 USD for 1 winning works.
2) Master prize
2-A) Master prize for Category A) Noah's Ark: 5000 USD in total for 5 winning works, each Silver Master Cup medal plus 1000 US Dollars respectively.
2-B) Master prize for Category B) Free Topic: 5000 USD in total for 5 winning works, each Silver Master Cup medal plus 1000 US Dollars respectively.
3) Best work prize of Master Cup International Illustration Biennial
3-A) Prizes for Illustration: Silver Master Cup medal plus 500 US Dollars for 2 winning illustration respectively.
3-B) Prizes for Cartoon: Silver Master Cup medal plus 500 US Dollars for 2 winning cartoon respectively.
3-C) Prizes for Printmaking: Silver Master Cup medal plus 500 US Dollars for 2 winning Printmaking respectively.
4) Special Prize offered by Host Units and Joint Hosts: Silver Master Cup medal plus Certificate for 12 winning works.
5) Special Prizes of Jury meeting: Silver Master Cup medal plus Certificate for 15 winning works.
6) Honorary Prizes: Master Cup Certificate for 30 winning works.
7) Excellent Prizes: Master Cup Certificate for 50 winning works.
8) Host unit will also give selected prizes.
* Each Participator may win multi-prizes in same category or different category.
9. Copyright
Explicitly participators have whole copyright for their entries, of course Host unit may use some works on web site and other media for spreading biennial and artists.
10. Catalog
The authors whose works has been selected will receive a copy of the catalog made for biennial.
11. Provisions
1) The winning works will not be returned, Non winning works can be returned by request in due form and participators should cover the charge of return and package.
2) Participation in the contest means the complete acceptance of all the above conditions and agreements with jury's decision.
12. For Information
Secretariat of biennial
Ms. Xiaoyu Hu
Address:
Master Illustration House
No.364 Lou, 341 Shi,
Jinqiaoshidai Community,
Yunjing Dong Lu, 101121,
Tongzhou, Beijing, P.R.CHINA
Telephone: 0086 – 010 – 13161975421
Web site: http://www.bjcartoon.com.cn/ ; http://www.redmanart.com/
Email:
mastercupchina@yahoo.com
mcartist@126.com
mcartist@163.com .
Details at http://www.redmanart.com/master/ .

9.5.11

1st International Cartoon Contest "Smile tomorrow!" Ozersk 2011, Russia

Rules of the I International Cartoon Contest "Smile tomorrow!" Ozersk, 2011.
The founders of the competition:
Ural club cartoonists "CRANBERRY";
Newspaper "School compass."
Organizing Committee:
Sarantsev Gregory M., editor of "Compass School";
Chernyshev, Nikolai Fedorovich, president of the club "CRANBERRY".
Contestants:
Participation accept all comers, regardless of gender, age, political or religious beliefs, nationality and citizenship.
Competition Jury:
The competition jury is formed of professional cartoonist and the organizing committee.
Competition Schedule:
To participate in the competition must:
Send work to the address:
s_kompas@ozersk.com (see "Requirements for Work"), be sure to specify the subject "Smile tomorrow!",
And in a letter to include your name, age, country and city of residence, contact telephone number.
Or: to send work to the postal address:
456780, Russia, Ozersk, Chelyabinsk region. Str. Quay, 21, sq.. 163, Sarantseva GM with a cover letter, which give their name, age, country and city of residence, E-mail, contact telephone number.
Winners of the competition are determined in two age groups: Young (18 years) and Master (19 years and older) based on Internet voting and the jury. Jury has the right to impose additional nominations for the promotion of talented authors.
To vote:
- Visit the site http://www.kompas.ozersk.com/ to "Smile tomorrow!", An album with drawings;
- Hover your mouse over the bottom right corner of the picture and follow the link "View details";
- Vote on a 5-point scale for the best work.
Note: once you vote, your ability to vote for the same job is blocked.
The prize fund is formed by means of sponsorships and other sources.
Works sent to the contest will not be returned. As a result of the contest produced a directory organized exhibition. The contest covered by the media.
Requirements for work:
We only accept in any technology (including computer graphics and photography bulk operations).
Technical Requirements: picture format A4, 300 dpi, file format * jpg.
Attention!
Work with indecent content, promotion of war and violence, cruelty or hatred, or offending the honor and dignity, to participate in the competition will not be admitted!
Dates of competition
Reception hours: from 01.01.2011 to 15.07.2011.
Internet voting: from 01.01.2011 to 30.07.2011.
Awarding of winners: August 2011 at the festival "ZhURavlenok".
The results of the competition are published on the Internet and other media. The time and venue of the awards ceremony will be announced later.
GoogleTranslated from source: http://www.kompas.ozersk.com/smile_to_the_future/about.php .

5.5.11

7th International Cartoon Festival - Solin 2011, Croatia

7. INTERNATIONAL CARTOON FESTIVAL - SOLIN 2011 (CROATIA)
PARTICIPATION
The organizer of 7th International festival of cartoon Solin 2011.Is the city Solin.The festival is opened for everyone regardless of nationality, age,sex, or profesion.
2.THEME:
1. FREE
2. ARCHEOLOGY.
3.ENTRIES
Conditions of entry
:
1. All entries must be original cartoons. Framed works, also, will not be accepted.
2. Entries can be either black and white or colored.
3. There should be the name, surname and the address on the reverse side of cartoons.
4. Maximum 5 entries will be submitted.
5. Maximum size of entries is A3 format (40x30 cm)
4.DEADLINE
Entry deadline is the 01 August 2011.
Please write; PRINTED MATTER - NO VALUE.
5.ADDRESS
INTERNATIONAL CARTOON
FESTIVAL SOLIN 2011
«DOM ZVONIMIR»
Kralja Zvonimira 50,
21210 Solin, CROATIA
6.PRIZE AND AWARDS
GOLD PLAQUE....................................................1007 EUR
SILVER MEDAL + PLAQUE
BRONZE MEDAL+PLAQUE
PRIZE CITY SOLIN.............................................3
7.EXHIBITION
The exhibition will take place in the galery of the culture home „ZVONIMIR“ Solin on the 20.08.2011.
8.OTHER CONDITIONS
Authors of works that quality to the exhibition are given a presentation copy of the exhibition catalogue (DVD). The works will be returned only on the special reqest of an autor. The postage EUR 5 will be paid by autor. The organizer reserves the right to reproduce the works sent to the festival, Solin 2011, as the advertising material without being obliged to pay a fee to an author whose work may be used. The prize-winning works become property of the organizer.
PRESIDENT 7. INTERNATIONAL CARTOON FESTIVAL- SOLIN 2011 CROATIA
Cartoonist-designer
MARKO IVIĆ

ENTRY FORM

LAST NAME ---------------------------------------------

FIRST NAME --------------------------------------------

PSEUDONIM --------------------------------------------

STREET ---------------------------------------------------

POSTCODE -----------------------------------------------

CITY -------------------------------------------------------

COUNTRY -----------------------------------------------

TELEPHONE --------------------------------------------

E-MAIL ---------------------------------------------------

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1.5.11

Theme in IV Molla Nasreddin - Azerbaijan 2011 International Cartoon Contest: No to Narcotic.

IV "Molla Nasreddin" - Azerbaijan 2011 International Cartoon Contest
Dear friends and colleagues!
The Azerbaijan Cartoonists Union by the support of the World Customs Organization, the State Customs Committee of the Azerbaijan Republic, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Azerbaijan Republic announces the International Cartoon Contest.
IV International Cartoon Contest “Molla Nasreddin” has been arranged on the occasion of the 105th anniversary of the satirical magazine “Molla Nasreddin”.
The subject: “No to Narcotic”.
The deadline: 10 August 2011.
You can send your drawings to the Azerbaijan Cartoonists Union by the e-mail mollanasreddin2011@yahoo.com
I wish success to each of my colleague and the participant of the contest.
Best regards,
Bayram Hajizadeh
The President of Azerbaijan Cartoonists Union,
The Author of the Project ““Molla Nasreddin” – Azerbaijan”.
WEB: http://www.azercartoon.com/