We invite you to participate in the competition 21th INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S GRAPHIC ART
TORUŃ 2018 – POLAND
Children’s Creative Art Centre and Gallery in Toruń in cooperation with:
The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw
The Office of the Governor of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship in Toruń
The City Office of Toruń
THE AIMS OF THE COMPETITION:
To popularise graphic art and various graphic techniques among children and youth. The biennial provides the participants with the opportunity to exchange experiences, where as the final exhibition will present a variety of graphic works by children and youth from many countries.
PARTICIPANTS OF THE COMPETITION:
We invite children and adolescents aged to 19 to take part in the competition. The works will be evaluated in five age groups: to 7 years of age, 8-10 years of age, 11-13 years of age, 14-16 years of age, 17-19 years of age.
SIZE: THE SIZE OF A WORK SHOULD NOT EXCEED 100x70cm
The works sent to the competition will be evoluated in two categories:
1. Traditional graphic techniques:
linocut, woodcut, plaster engraving, collagraphy, cardboard engraving, dry point, etching, aquatint, lithography, stencil, serigraphy (silk- screen printing) and other techniques of relief, concave and plane printing.
2. Computer graphics
The art works using other techniques such as drawing or painting and sent via electronic mail, will not be considered.
The deadline for the submission of the works: 30 April 2018.
Evaluation of the works by an international jury: 27-29 June 2018
The a summary of the competition and a ceremonial opening of the postcompetition exhibition: October 2018