Gibraltar International Art Competition

31-Jul-2015


PRESS RELEASE

 42nd INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is inviting entries for the 42nd Gibraltar International Art Competition. Entries will be exhibited at the Gustavo Bacarisas Galleries from the 4th November to 13th November 2015.

The competition is open to anyone aged 16 and over as at 3rd November 2015. A maximum of two paintings and two sculptures maybe submitted by each artist. Works must be original and not previously entered competitively.

Prizes are:

1st Prize                      The Gustavo Bacarisas Prize                     £4,000                             

2nd Prize                     The Jacobo Azagury                                  £2,000

3rd Prize                     The Leni Mifsud Prize                                £1,500

Young Artist              The Rudesindo Mannia Prize                      £1,000

(16-24 yrs)

 

Additionally, there will be the Parasol Foundation Trust Award of £3,000 for the Best Gibraltar Theme.

 

All the above listed winning artworks will become the property of the Ministry of Culture.

Entry forms and conditions are available from:

The Fine Arts Gallery, Casemates

John Mackintosh Hall, 308 Main Street

Email: info@culture.gi   

Website: www.culture.gi

Entries must be handed in at the Gustavo Bacarisas Galleries from Monday 19th October 2015 from 1pm to 6pm. The closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 23rd October 2015

For any further information please contact Gibraltar Cultural Services, 308 Main Street on telephone 20067236 or email: info@culture.gi.