« PASS IT ON 2018 – Embrace Life »
Dear Watercolor lovers,
We invite you to participate in « 2018 PASS IT ON – Embrace Life » The 1st International Children & Youth Watercolor Festival Competition. Schools and Art Institutes all over the world are welcome to submit paintings from their students.
The International Children & Youth Watercolor Festival Competition encourages children and young people to participate in artistic creation which encourages them to seek interest in visual arts appreciation and broaden their international horizons. The selected works will be exhibited in the « PASS IT ON 2018 – Embrace Life » Children and Youth Watercolor Festival in Hong Kong. Winners will also have the opportunity to participate in the other IWS exhibitions of different countries, a chance to encounter master artists in the art world today. The works will be judged by internationally renowned watercolor artists.
International Watercolor Society (Hong Kong)
To popularize watercolor techniques among children and youth. The competition provides the participants the opportunity to exchange experiences, the final exhibition will present a variety of watercolor painting by children and youth from different countries.
The competition is opened to all children and young adults from 3 to 20 years old.
The works will be evaluated in six age groups:
Water-media such as but not limited to watercolor, gouache, and ink painting on traditional watercolor paper.
Submit ONE work only and must be an original work of the participant.
Digital file must be in JPG format, resolution must be in 300dpi, file size should be within 1MB – 6 MB
ONLINE SUBMISSION :
There is no entry fee for submission.
Around 400 works will be selected
Date of Announcement: 15 September 2018
9 –12 November 2018
Location: Leung Fong Oi Wan Art Gallery
Address: Lingnan University, Hong Kong
400 Finalists will be awarded certificate of participation
Each age category:
Finalist need to send their original works to Hong Kong before 15 October 2018. Details will be listed in the acceptance letters for the finalists.
The participants will have the option to choose to return their artwork or not. The return shipping costs are at the expenses of the participants.
The organizer reserves the right to amend the program of the rules and regulations. Should there be disputes, the organizer reserves the right to the final decision.
Upon submitting an entry, a participant is deemed to have accepted all Terms and Conditions of the Event, the Official Rules as stipulated and also to those that may be later introduced by the Organizer.
All information provided by a participant in the registration form must be true and accurate.
IWS Hong Kong as Organizer; and its authorized service providers will use the information that you supplied for the following:
We will never lease, exchange or sell the personally identifiable information that you have voluntarily supplied to us, including email address and telephone number.