Tuesday, February 16, 2010

"Iranian Green" International Cartoon Exhibition

Assunto: Deadline Extended to 20 March 2010
Dear Friends
Due to many requests that I received from the cartoonists from all over the World, specially the Iranian Cartoonists, We decided to extend the deadline of this exhibition to 20 March 2010 so they can send their artworks.thanks very much for your support and great artworksBest Regards
Kianoosh Ramezani
mobile: +33660939718

Monday, February 15, 2010

150th anniversary of the Unity of Italy is the theme in BURGOSATIRA 2011

Theme: FRATELLI D'ITALIA (150th anniversary of the Unity of Italy)
1. The contest is open to all cartoonists, illustrators, and graphic designers around the world. You are also allowed to participate without competing. Such requests exempt the author from winning a prize, but makes it possible to still publish and/or display the author's work.
From the kingdom of Sardinia to the kingdom of Italy. From the Italian republic to the European Union. From Europe to the United Nations. Independence and globalization. One hundred and fifty years of events, action, heroes and influential people either in Italy or the European Union.In the age of globalization try to express:
- The capacity to evoke concepts of unity and national identity, independence, liberty, and the state. Philosophers, politicians, and poets of the Italian rebirth (Risorgimento Italiano) and to retell the most important moments and the influential people that characterize the first 150 years of Italian history.
- The current condition of democracy, humanitarian works, and peace.
- The future of the state, of the state in times of globalization and fortunes of the current ideals of the '900.3. SectionsThe contest is divided into three categories:
A) Sardegna. This is dedicated to the artists that with any graphic technique, satire, caricature, or cartoon strip that brings to mind the actions and the Sards that, originating from the kingdom of Sardegna, were creators of the kingdom of Italy and of the Italian Republic.
B) Illustrations. Graphics, lithography, web art, computer art.
C) Satire and Humour. Cartoons, strips, caricatures.
It is permitted to submit an entry for each of the three categories.
4. PrizesTotal money prizes amounting: 25.000 €uro.
- Prize "Sardegna": 1st prize 5.000 €uro
- 2nd prize 1.500 €uro
- Prize "Illustrations": - 1st prize 5.000 €uro
- 2nd prize 1.500 €uro
- Prize "Satire and Humour": - 1st prize 5.000 €uro
- 2nd prize 1.500 €uro
The prizes are offered by: Presidenza Consiglio della Regione Autonoma della Sardegna, Presidenza Consiglio della Regione Lazio, Presidenza della Regione Toscana, Presidenza Consiglio della Regione Piemonte.
- Prize "Black Sheep": 3.000 €uro from the Comune di Burgos
- Prize "Inside the history": 1.000 €uro from the Fondazione Giuseppe Siotto, Cagliari
- Prize "They see us like this": 1.500 €uro from the ACLI Sardegna
There will be 10 "Special Mentions".
Other special prizes may be offered from various institutional sponsors, private interests, associations, newspapers and agencies.
5. Participation
A maximum of three works for each section may be submitted with any technique and any supported paper or canvas of the same dimension. T
he submitted works must be originals, and must arrive with the application form and the biography of the author. Each work must be signed and must have on the back the following information: the title of the work, the author's name, last name, address, phone number, and email address. The author must indicate on each work into which section it is to be entered.The entries must be mailed (postage paid by the sender) without frames or glass to the following address:
FASI Casella Postale 18260 Ufficio Postale 018 Via Cavour, 71/A, 50129 Firenze ITALY
Photocopies or photographs will not be accepted.
6. Deadline30th of April, 2010 (based on the postmark)
7. FormatUNI A4 (21 x 29,7 cm) otherwise UNI A3 (29,7 x 42 cm)
8. TechniqueFree. The works can be created even with digital techniques as long as they can be printed in high quality, the signature must be by hand, and come with a CD that contains the digital file of the work in the format TIFF with the resolution of 300 dpi.
9. Jury
The acceptance of the works, the selection, and the assigning of the prizes are completely up to the jury nominated by the FASI.
The jury is composed of: Gavino Sanna - President, Giuliano Rossetti, Tonino Mulas, Luca Paulesu, Giovanni Sorcinelli 'Gióx', Bepi Vigna, Bruno Culeddu: Secretary without the ability to vote.
The decisions of the jury are non debatable or up for appeal.The results of the jury will be given directly to the winning artists and published on the website of the Burgosatira, of the FASI and of FanoFunny.com
10. ExhibitionsIn 2011 (the anniversary of the Proclamation of the Unity of Italy), dates listed below, the works will be exhibited in Torino, Firenze, Roma, Cagliari and Burgos.The works will be consigned to the Museum of the Satire of Burgos, for a permanent exhibit.From Burgos will begin a touring exhibit throughout the various communities of Sardegna and all of Italy. This touring exhibit will also go abroad and be under the care of ACLI Sardegna and move throughout the Sardinian club worldwide.The inauguration ceremony and the awards ceremony will be held in Torino, which was the original capital of Italy.
11. CatalogueAll the authors selected for the catalogue will receive a free copy of said catalogue.
12. Ownership and rights
The Organization reserves all rights to reproduce and distribute the works in any form and to organize exhibitions with selected works in any location in Italy or abroad, citing the author, without any payment.
All the works submitted will not be returned and will remain the property of the Comune of Burgos where they will be exhibited and cared for by the Museo della Satira.
The participation in the contest implies that complete acceptance from the part of the author to all the conditions and rules herein stated and implied.
For further informations

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

XVIII Salão Internacional de Desenho para Impressa - Porto Alegre (Brasil) 2010

Ficha de Inscrição n°.............
Nome do Artista/Artist Name:__________________
Endereço Completo/ Full Address:_______________
CEP/ZIP COPE:___________________________
Data e local de nascimento/ Date and place of birth: ______
Título da Obra/ Title of the work Modalidade/Category
XVIII Salão Internacional de Desenho de Imprensa
XVIII International Salon on Press Drawing
Inscrições/Registration: 5 de fevereiro à 5 março
Seleção/Seletion: 9 e 10 de março
Premiação/Winners: 12 de março
Abertura/Opening: 25 de março
Visitação/Visitation: 26 de março à 11 de maio
Prefeitura Municipal de Porto Alegre
Secretaria Municipal da Cultura
Coordenação de Artes Plásticas
Telefones / Phones: (+55) (51) 3289-8126 / 3289-8124

Tuesday, February 02, 2010


1. The contest is Open to all artists worldwide, cartoonists, caricaturists, painters, illustrators, etc.
2. Theme :
A. CARTOON: (1). Collection(2). monument、Myth、Moon、Flying、Woman、Marriage、Wine、Fish、Football、Forest、Shopping、Festivals(Christmas Day、Hallowmas、Valentine's Day……)(3). Free
B. CARICATURE: Famous people(Audrey Hepburn、Marilyn Monroe、Charlie Chaplin、Shirley Temple 、Bruce Lee……; Alfred Hitchcock、Akira Kurosawa、Zhang Yimou……; Elvis Aron Presley、Michael Jackson、Luciano Pavarotti、Madonna……; Pablo Picasso、Vincent Willem van Gogh、Leonardo Di Ser Piero Da Vinci、Salvador Dali、Ilya Yafimovich Repin……; W. William Shakespeare、Voltaire、Victor Hugo、Hans Christian Andersen、Lu Xun……; Socrates、Plato、Aristotle、Karl Marx、Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel、Confucius……; Albert Einstein、Thomas Alva Edison、Maria Sklodowska-Curie、Alfred Bernhard Nobel、Isaac Newton、Mikolaj Kopernik、Stephen William Hawking……; Napoléon Bonaparte、Franklin Delano Roosevelt、Adolf Hitler、Vladimir Ilich Lenin、Sun Yat-sen……; Michael Jordan、Maradona、Pele、Cristiano Ronaldo……; Alan Greenspan、Bill Gates III……)
C. ANIMATION: Free3. Entries: unlimited4. The size of the works should be unlimited.
5. The works whether they have been awarded in other contests previously will be accepted. Participators should summit the original works. Photographs, photocopies, etc... will not be accepted.
6. First name, Last name, Address, Email, Telephone number should be written on the revers. Accompanied by the author's entry-form and biography.
7. Technique and medium of works are unlimited. Traditional Chinese Painting, Oil painting, Print, Watercolor or Children’s painting are all acceptable. Black and white or in colors.
8. Deadline for entries is Jury 7, 2010.
9. The works must be original. The authors should have full copyright and be responsible for all the legal responsibilities related to the productions copyright. The Foundation will not be responsible for any damage that may occur during postage and handling.
10. Prizes:
FIRST PRIZE: 4500 RMB + Medal + Catalogue S
ECOND PRIZE: 2000 RMB + Medal + Catalogue
THIRD PRIZE: 1000 RMB + Medal + Catalogue
HONOURABLE PRIZE: Medal + Catalogue + AwardB.
GRAND PRIZE: 3500 RMB + Medal + Catalogue
FIRST PRIZE: Medal + Catalogue+ Award
SECOND PRIZE: Medal + Catalogue+ Award
THIRD PRIZE: Medal + Catalogue+ Award
HONOURABLE PRIZE: Medal + CatalogueC.
PRIZE FOR BEST ANIMATION: 500 RMB + Medal + Catalogue
HONOURABLE PRIZE: Medal + Catalogue
11. Some of accepted works will be printed in a brochure, on posters, in the world press or other printed matter for the purpose of publicizing the exhibition. In these cases, any fee for the use of works will not be paid.
12. Remark: the works will not be returned
13. Participation in the contest means the complete acceptance of all the above conditions and agreements with jury's.
14. Address:
Room 341 Building #364 ,
Jinqiaoshidai,Yunjing East Road ,
Tongzhou District,
Beijing 101121, CHNA15.
E-MAIL: redmanart@126.com
, redmancartoon@163.com
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Monday, February 01, 2010

International Cartoon Contest “Molla Nasreddin” – Azerbaijan - 2010

THEME: “Artist” (“Fine Arts Withstanding the Test of Time”)Azerbaijan Cartoonists’ Union announces International Cartoon Contest“Molla Nasreddin – Azerbaijan 2010”. The III International CartoonContest is held by the support of Azerbaijan Republic Culture andTourism Ministry, Azerbaijan Artists’ Union and FECO ( Federation ofCartoonists Organisations ). The Contest is organized on the occasionof the 130th anniversary of the first cartoonist of AzerbaijanA.Azimzadeh and of the 70th anniversary of Azerbaijan Artists’ Union’sfoundation.

Terms of the Contest:
1. Subject: “Artist” (“Fine Arts Withstanding the Test of Time”).
2. Contest is open to all professional and amateur cartoonists.
3. Deadline is March 01, 2010.
4. Only original works are accepted. At the same time signed andnumbered prints by thecartoonist are accepted.
5. Each cartoonist can submit a max of 2 cartoon works.
6. Format: min A4, max A3.7. Cartoons that won places in other contests are not accepted.
8.On the back of each work the following information shouldappear:first name, surname, address, telephone number and e-mail, accompaniedby the entry form and author’s biography and photo. Otherwise,cartoons will not be accepted.
9. Originals works can be sent back on special request.
10. The copyright always remains by the artists, the selectedcartoons may be used free for catalogue and promotion of the contest
11. Click and download the entry-form: www.azercartoon.com.
12. All selected cartoonists will receive a free copy of the catalogue.
13.The cartoons will be selected by International Jury.
Prizes:I Place (1 person) Golden Medal + Diploma + Catalogue
II Place (2 persons) Silver Medal + Diploma + Catalogue
III Place (3 persons) Bronze Medal + Diploma + Catalogue
Special Awards (3 persons) + Diploma + Catalogue
AZ1010 Azerbaijan Baku Neftchilar avenue 145
Azerbaijan Cartoonists’ Union
Tel: (994 12) 493 28 98
Fax: (994 12) 493 09 18
E-mail: karikaturachilar@yahoo.com