ART CONTEST: Uniting Nations Through Art - Artist Call for participation

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ART VANCOUVER is returning to the Vancouver Convention Centre for its 5th year between April 25th and April 28th, and we are looking for emerging artists to enter our competition for the chance to exhibit a piece of your artwork at our international art fair.
We are looking for 25 visually exciting responses to our 2019 theme “Uniting Nations Through Art” to display as part of our event. At the core of our organization lives the mission of growing, inspiring and empowering the local, national and international arts community. Our contest is an opportunity to create an art piece close to our organization mission and the artist’s background inspirations. As well of what uniting nations means to you, it can be a personal or more communal point of view. The challenge is to link our theme “Uniting Nations Through Art” to the workpiece. 1 lucky overall winner will also receive 4 VIP passes to our opening night for ART VANCOUVER 2019. All 25 shortlisted entrants will receive 2 x Multi day passes. All contest participants will receive 2 x General day passes to ART VANCOUVER 2019 upon request.
To Enter:
- On Canvas, create a 5in x 7in (approx. 14cm x 18cm) artwork on the theme “Uniting Nations Through Art”.
- Post your piece on Instagram before April 5th, 2019. Include @artvancouver and the hashtags: #ArtVancouver2019 #ArtContestAV2019 #UnitingNationsThroughArt in the caption.
- Send email to Bea - (bea@artvancouver.net) to say you have entered - and to introduce yourself (name, age, artistic background i.e. art student). Please also include a brief rationale of how your work links to the theme (50 words max).

1) Entrants must be classified as emerging artists, age 13 and over.
2) Deadline: 12pm on Friday April 5th, 2019.

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