Gibraltar Spring Festival 2015 Visual Arts Competition

11-Mar-2015


PRESS RELEASE 

GIBRALTAR SPRING FESTIVAL 2015

VISUAL ARTS COMPETITION

The Gibraltar Cultural Services for the Ministry of Culture will hold a Visual Arts Competition in June 2015 as part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival.  

The competition will see changes to previous editions of the competition and will now see new categories added including video, photography and installations. This will keep in line with Government’s policy of promoting the visual and contemporary arts in Gibraltar and abroad.   

The visual arts competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar aged 16 and over as at 16th June 2015. A maximum of two entries may be submitted by each artist. Works must be original and not previously entered competitively, except for entries submitted in the Ministry’s art competition for Young Artists. 

Prizes to be awarded are: 


Ministry of Culture 

Painting, Drawing and Digital Painting Award  £2,000

Ministry of Culture Installation Award £1,000

Ministry of Culture Sculpture Award £1,000

The Alwani Foundation Award for the 

Best Gibraltar Theme £750

Ministry of Culture Photography Award £500

Ministry of Culture Video Award £500


Entry forms and full conditions are available from:

The Fine Arts Gallery, Casemates

John Mackintosh Hall, 308 Main Street

E-mail: info@culture.gi 

Entry forms and artworks for the video category and project descriptions for the installations may be handed in at the John Mackintosh Hall, 308 Main Street as from Monday 5th May between 1pm and 6pm. The closing date for entries is Friday 8th May 2015

Entries for all other categories may be handed in at the John Mackintosh Hall, as from Monday 1st June 2015 between 1pm and 6pm. Closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 5th June 2015.

Entries will be exhibited at the John Mackintosh Hall from the 17th to the 23rd June 2015.