Participation Rules in Art Week in Spain

There are two forms of participation - Original and Copy.  
Both types of participants have equal rights.
а) original participation: involves participation in the exhibition-competition of the originals of art objects. In original participation, the author has two options for participation:
     - personally bring paintings to the exhibition in Spain and participate in the opening, as well as open-air programs, if desired;
     - delegate to the organizing committee the transportation of the originals of their works to the exhibition in Spain and back (collection of works in Moscow and Minsk)
b) copy participation: art objects are exhibited in the form of photocopies, in an art book (reproductions of A3 size), participate in the exhibition and participate in the contest on a common basis
 
At the end of the exhibition, a catalog will be formed, which will include all participants of the exhibition.

 
REGISTRATION STEPS:
 
1 STEP:
At the first stage, you must send the following set of documents to the organizing committee (by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.):
1) Application form:
ru  in Russian: in format Word, PDF;
en  in English: in format Word, PDF;
es  in Spanish: in format Word, PDF;
2) Labels for each art object:
ru  in Russian: in format Word, PDF;
en  in English: in format Word, PDF;
es  in Spanish: in format Word, PDF;
3) Photographs of competitive works (not less than 200 dpi, not more than 20 Mb);
4) Photograph of the author (at least 3x4 cm in size, for the catalog!);
Only fully formed applications participate in the competition, partially filled applications are not accepted for consideration.
 
2 STEP:
The organizing committee checks the correctness of personal data and the quality of the photo material, and then sends the author a confirmation letter about the opportunity to participate in the exhibition and an invoice for paying the entrance fee (see sections "Cost of participation" и "How to pay entrance fee")
Visa issue: Arrival at the exhibition in Spain - with a tourist visa (specify the necessary documents on the websites консульских отделов)
 
3 STEP:
The participant pays the registration fee and sends a receipt to the e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
4 STEP:
The organizing committee registers the application of the participant and sends a response letter with confirmation of registration for participation (participant number).
All exhibits of the exhibition, regardless of the type of participation, are automatically offered for sale if the author specifies the cost of his work (the administrative fee on sale is 30% of the cost).
 
 
COMPETITION SCHEDULE:
 
1-7 September 2020: 

Vernissage: 2 September 2020 (19:00)
During this period will be held, the International Exhibition-Contest "Art Week in Spain", theme of the exhibition: "To Spain with love" 
Registration deadline: 20 August 2020.
Arrival day and exhibition formation: September 1, 2020 17:00-20:00.
Exhibition Address: España, Barcelona, Dante Alighieri 157 - 08032.
 
8-14 may 2020: 
Projects will be held during this period.:
1) "WATERCOLORium" International Exhibition of Watercolor Art (watercolorium.com)
2) "SPANISH PLEIN AIRS"
Registration deadline: 15 August 2020.
Arrival day and exhibition formation: 8 September 2020 18:00-20:00.
 
 
 
Expert COUNCIL (JURY)
An Expert Council (jury) is formed to evaluate the entries. The Expert Council includes Spanish art critics and artists, as well as art managers, curators and gallery owners in European countries.
The Expert Council of the WATERCOLORium Competition consists of leading watercolor painters.
The work of the Expert Council (jury) includes the assessment of art objects submitted to the competition according to a 10-point system. Marks are summed up and the arithmetic average score is determined, based on which winners in each nomination are determined.
 
DIPLOMAS:
At the end of the exhibition, all participants receive diplomas (the number of diplomas corresponds to the number of entries), and the winners receive diplomas of the winner. All participants receive diplomas in electronic form. The author can get a paper diploma from the organizing committee for free. Also, the author can make a request to the organizing committee so that paper diplomas would be sent to him (the request is sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). In this case, the organizing committee sends diplomas in paper form by Russian Post. The cost of the registration fee does not include sending diplomas by mail.
 
EXHIBITION CATALOGS:
By participating in Spanish exhibitions, the author (applicant) agrees to include the following information in the exhibition catalogs: photographs of the author, photo of the art object (s) and etiquette for them. The catalog includes works from all authors who have registered for the exhibition. The author independently resolves the issue related to the acquisition of the catalog (the catalog costs EUR 30 or the equivalent of this amount in Russian rubles).
The following directories will be published:
  • «Art Week in Spain»
  • «WATERCOLORium in Spain»
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS AND LIMITATIONS:
 
Who is eligible to participate
The exhibition and competition programs are open to any author, from any country in the world. All participants have equal rights.
Art objects can be submitted to the competition from both one author and a group of co-authors. The number of entries from one author is not regulated. The jury evaluates each entry separately, as an independent work.
 
Limitations
All works registered within the indicated time periods are exhibited at the exhibition and participate in the competitive program, with the exception of:
а) works that violate public standards accepted in the Kingdom of Spain;
b) political issues;
c) works that offend religious feelings and personality;
d) works of low professional quality or inappropriate to the subject of the exhibition.
The decision of the Organizing Committee regarding the above exceptions is final and is not subject to discussion.
 
Requirements for materials sent to the organizing committee (for original and copy participants):
а) photographs of the entries must be at least 200 dpi, at least 600 pixels on the lower side and saved in .JPEG or. JPG, file size: from 1 to 20 MB. Images may contain only brand names and authorship signatures. One file must contain one competition entry.
b) original work can be up to 90 cm in size on the larger side.
 
ENTRY FEE:
Registration of a participant is not considered confirmed in case of non-payment of the registration fee for participation within 3 days after sending confirmation by the organizing committee of pre-registration.
Participation cost and payment methods are available in sections:  "Cost of participation" и "How to pay".
 
 
AUTHORSHIP AND COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA:

AUTHOR 'S SIGNS AND SIGNATURES
Signature, seal or any other identification mark of authorship is allowed anywhere in the photo image. Subsequently, competitive images are published with copyright decals. Inscriptions with the names of art objects on the front side are not allowed.

USE OF PHOTO IMAGES OF COMPETITIVE WORKS AND THE AUTHOR 'S NAME
Copyright and all other rights are reserved by the artist. In the event that art objects are provided for the competition by the representative of the author (producer), the responsibility for authorship lies with the applicant. The Organizing Committee has the right to use the name (pseudonym/alias) and photographs of art objects participating in the competition and exhibition for the purpose of advertising and popularizing the "Art Week in Spain", "WATERCOLORium", "Spanish Plein Airs", and non-commercial use as an illustration and publication in MEDIA. All participants understand that any image submitted for participation can be used for marketing and advertising purposes for the above projects, including non-commercial publication in any media such as exhibitions, print and digital media.
The organizer of these exhibitions is not responsible for art objects and their photographs provided in violation of the competition rules or for those who violate copyright, since in this case the responsibility is borne by the person applying for participation in the competition program (applicant).

AUTHOR 'S CONSENT TO PERSONAL DATA COLLECTION AND INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION
Participating in any of the projects "Art Week in Spain", "WATERCOLORium", "Spanish Plein Airs", the author agrees to the collection of personal data and the inclusion of his contacts (mobile phone, email, Whatsapp, Telegram) in free newsletters and notices.
If the author doesn't want to implement this free service, the Author must inform the Organizing Committee about this in the form of SMS (by phone + 7-925-4338821 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) (see the sections "Contacts")