The 1st International Prize for Graphic Humor “Francisco de Quevedo” 2020, Spain
The entities promoting this award are:
• City Council of Ciudad Real
• Villanueva de los Infantes Town Hall (Ciudad Real)
• Francisco de Quevedo Foundation
• Manchego Cheese Denomination of Origin
• Wine from Valdepeñas Denomination of Origin
• Cooperativa Ntra. Sra. De la Antigua de Villanueva de los Infantes
Anyone who wishes to participate in the contest may do it, without age limit, both individually and jointly between two or more cartoonists or between writer and artist. Each participant may submit a maximum of three works.
The theme of the works will deal directly or indirectly with the figure of Francisco de Quevedo and Villegas and will have a clear humorous intention.
4. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE DRAWINGS TO CONTEST
The works submitted must be of their own creation and unpublished, may be in vignette, strip, comic page, etc. and not to have been awarded in another contest or to be pending of failure in similar contests. The presentation of the works will necessarily be in paper, original and signed, even for the works done digitally, in this case, in addition, it will be sent in JPG at 300dpi and 100% of the original size. They can be in color or black and white, the maximum dimension will be 29.7 x 42 cm (A3) and can be presented in horizontal or vertical format.
The texts of the works can be written in any of the official languages of Spain. Those that come from outside Spain and contain text, must be written in Spanish.
Humor works are accepted without words.
6. DEADLINES AND SHIPPING
The deadline for the delivery of the works will be at 23.59 hours on July 15, 2020. The date and time of the postage will be considered valid at the corresponding post office.
The presentation of the works will be made at the following postal address:
Premio de Humor Gráfico de Quevedo
Fundación Francisco de Quevedo
Paseo de la Estación, 17 – 5º D
28904 – Getafe (Madrid) SPAIN
The works in digital format will be sent by email or WeTransfer to:
In all cases, the works must be accompanied by the registration form where participants’ data are reflected, such as: name and surname, telephone number, year and place of birth, postal address and email address.
7. EXHIBITION OF THE WORKS
The submission of the works to the contest implies the express authorization to the Museum of Graphic Humor of Quevedo to use the images for exhibition purposes in the Museum itself and / or in the facilities of any of the promoters, organizers or sponsoring entities.
The organization reserves the right to select the works to be exhibited. The exhibition of the works will not generate any economic right for the authors of the works.
This 1st edition of the International Prize for Graphic Humor “Francisco de Quevedo” consists of the following awards and financial endowment:
1st Prize: 1,500 euros and plate
2nd Prize: 750 euros and plate
3 Accésit of 250 euros each and plate
The amounts of the prizes will be subject to the taxes and legal withholdings that apply to them.
The winners must provide the number of a bank account and its corresponding IBAN in which the payment of each of the prizes regulated in these bases will be effective.
The winners with the 1st and 2nd Prize, who live in the Spanish territory, undertake to collect the prize in person at the event scheduled for this purpose.
The jury of the Graphic Humor Contest will consist of:
• A representative of the City Council of Ciudad Real
• A representative of the Villanueva de los Infantes Town Hall
• A representative of the Francisco de Quevedo Foundation
• Two specialists in graphic humor or graphic humorists: Pepe Gallego (of Gallego & Rey) and Arturo Molero.
10. JURY OPERATION
The Jury will act in full, being necessary the assistance of the simple majority of its members. The Jury reserves the right to declare empty any of the prizes, if in its opinion works wouldn’t have enough quality. The jury’s decision will be made within 2 months after the deadline for submission of the work and its verdict will be communicated to all participants and published on the websites of the institutions and organizing entities as well as in different media and social media.
11. RIGHTS AND PROPERTY OF WORKS
The works awarded with the 1st and 2nd prize will become part of the Museum of Graphic Humor of Quevedo Fund. The works awarded with an accesit will remain the property of each of the private sponsors or be transferred by them to the Museum for exhibition. The authors assign all their rights for publication, exhibition and divulgation by any means, always citing their authorship.
Non-awarded works will be returned by the organization, in case the shipment is expressly requested by the author. Otherwise they will also be part of the Museum of Graphic Humor of Quevedo Funds.
In all cases, whenever requested, a Certificate of Donation of the work will be delivered.
12. RULES ACCEPTANCE
The presentation of the works implies the acceptance of these bases by all the authors.