IBAN: IT85M0501802200000000163804 - BIC / Swift: CCRTIT2T84A
In the name of: Associazione Culturale IL SESTANTE
Reason of the transfer: "artist's name and surname - LYNX 2017".
48 hours after the payment is confirmed an email containing the password to log in into your personal area will be sent to your email address (previously included in the subscription form), allowing you to upload the images of your artworks. To speed up the procedure you can send a copy of the payment receipt to the following address: email@example.com.
Art. 5 - Jury and Selection
The selection of the submitted artworks will be made by a judging panel consisting of 15 expert members. A commission, consisting of four members of the jury and coordinated by the curators, will make a pre-selection of at least 500 works that will be then presented to the totality of the jury in order to choose the 70 selected works. Selected artists will then be required to deliver their works in order to announce the 40 finalist artists.
The 70 selected works will be divided as follows: 25 belonging to the painting section, 25 belonging to the photography section, 10 to the Digital Art section and 10 to the Graphic section.
Among these, the jurors will elect a winner for each section. The 30 remaining works, not in the final shortlist, will be exhibited in at least one of the venues.
The jury's decisions are final and cannot be appealed.
Art. 6 Presentation and transportation
It will be artists’ responsibility to ship or personally deliver every selected artwork. Artworks shall be framed and/or provided with everything necessary, ready to be displayed; in case those instructions are not followed artworks will not be displayed.
Artists are solely responsible for all arrangements and transportation fees connected to shipping to and from the A.C.I.S. and for insuring the artworks while they are in transit. The A.C.I.S. will take care of artworks’ displacement from one exhibition site to another.
Art. 7 Publication of the finalist artworks
The bilingual Italian/English catalogue, with ISBN code, containing the pictures of the 70 selected artworks along with texts of presentation, will provide also a description of the competition and of the locations hosting the exhibitions. A free copy of the catalogue will be given to every selected artist. The catalogue will be available for sale at the exhibition venues and also online, by request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to widespread artists’ work the website will also provide a free low-resolution version.
Art. 8 Awards
The 40 finalist artworks, shortlisted among the 70 selected artworks, will be displayed at the inaugural event in Trieste, Italy (from September 24 to October 15, 2017), then in Ajdovščina, Slovenia (November 2017).
The winning artwork of each section are conditional on the purchase by the A.C.I.S. as follows:
- Painting Section: prize of € 4.000,00 * to the winner.
- Photography Section: prize of € 2.000,00 * to the winner.
- Digital Art Section: prize of € 1.000,00 * to the winner.
- Graphic Art Section : prize of € 1.000,00 * to the winner
*with the exception of any taxes under current laws (Awards recipients are responsible for any import taxes or levies payable on receipt of the awards in your own country).
SPECIAL AWARDS (for artists submitting at least 3 pieces):
Among the 70 finalist artworks, the commission will award 10 artists with the special prize “Be Art Builder”. The project concerns the ideation and the creation of an exhibition tailored for each artist, in order to highlight, from time to time, the personal artistic search of every winner. In order to make the project successful, the Associazione Il Sestante will consider and make available any resource at its disposal, such as exhibitions, publications, contemporary art fairs and digital events.
Winners of the Special Awards will keep the ownership of their artworks. If a sale should be made the A.C.I.S. will withhold a net 30% fee commission, while the unsold artworks will be returned to the owners in the manner agreed.
The selection results will be published on www.premiolynx and the names of the winners of each section will be announced on the occasion of the Award ceremony. Upon request directions to reach the exhibition locations and agreed conventions for accommodation will be provided.
The Organization reserves the right to increase the number of the awards. Any news on this matter will be reported on the official page at www.premiolynx.com. The prize collected by the winner of each section is intended as consideration for the provision of the work. The A.C.I.S. will have the ownership of the winning artworks while all the remaining submitted pieces will remain artists’ property.
Art. 9 - Stages and deadlines
- July 9, 2017 deadline for subscription.
- By August 6, 2017 announcement of 70 selected works.
- By August 27, 2017 deadline for artists to ship their works to be exhibited in the conditions to be communicated to the parties concerned by e-mail or phone.
- From 24 September to 15 October 2017 (LUX ART GALLERY) exhibition of the finalist works in Trieste (Italy) and announcement of the winner in each category.
- November 2017 (LOKARJEVA GALERIJA) second exhibition in Ajdovščina (Slovenia).
Art. 10 - Limitation of Liability
The Associazione Culturale IL SESTANTE, while ensuring the utmost care and custody of the works, disclaims any responsibility for any theft, fire or damage of any kind to the works that may occur during the stages of the event. Any insurance request must be signed by the artist himself and at his expense.
Art. 11 - Agreement
Each candidate authorizes the Associazione Culturale IL SESTANTE and its legal representative to process personal data according to Law 675/96 (Privacy Law), as amended Decree 196/2003 (Privacy Code), also for inclusion in databases operated by the persons in question.
Each entrant grants for free to the Associazione Culturale IL SESTANTE and to its legal representative the right to reproduce the works and texts related to the award, to draft the catalogue, to promote the prize and the activities of the A.C.I.S. Any material sent for the submission will not be returned. The A.C.I.S. Organizational Direction reserves the right of final decision regarding all items not specified in this announcement. The Organizational Direction also reserves the right to change the Terms if and when the need arises; all changes will be notified on the website portal www.premiolynx.com.
Membership and participation in the competition implies the unconditional acceptance of all the terms mentioned above.
This document has been drawn up in Italian (official version) and thereafter translated into other languages. In the event of any inconsistency or discrepancy between the Italian official version and any other language versions of this publication, the Italian version shall prevail. This translation has no legal status.
SPECIAL UNDER 21 AWARD
Since the ACIS has always been committed to promoting and endorsing youngest talents, there will also be a special award for those artists who were born after 01/01/1996, called The Under 21 Award.
In order to promote and foster the talent of the youngest artists, the jury will choose the winner of The Under 21 Award (born after 01/01/1996) among all the eligible candidates. The winner will participate in a contemporary art fair and will have the opportunity to expose and sell his work at the stand of the A.C.I.S.. As for Terms and Condition above all Under 21 participants will have also the chance to compete as other artists equals to every other available award, but they will have to provide the following information when filling in the subscription form:
Pay Attention: it is not mandatory for under 21 artists to include the biography or curriculum vitae.
It is mandatory for artists born after 01/01/1996 to include, in their application form, a copy of a valid ID card stating the date of birth.
It is mandatory for underage artists to include, in their application form, an authorization signed by a parent or guardian and a copy of a valid ID card of the authorization's subscriber.
For artists under 21, born after 01/01/1996, the participation fee is: