2015 Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) Community Art Contest

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Application Deadline: Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), with generous funding support from the Kitchener and Waterloo Community FoundationThe Musagetes Fund, invites all artists in Waterloo Region to participate in the CIGI Community Art Contest.

Artists are invited to enter original paintings reflecting CIGI’s global mission and research themes.

Jury-selected, winning entries will be permanently displayed at the CIGI Campus at 67 Erb Street West in Waterloo as part of the CIGI Collection, and $17,400 in cash prizes will be awarded.

For Whom:

The contest is open to all artists who live, work or attend school in Waterloo Region. Previous public art experience is not required.

Project Specifications

(See the Entry Requirements for full, detailed instructions).

Limit: Each artist may enter a maximum of one (1) original, completed and signed work of art. Reproductions are not permitted.

Medium: Works must be oil or acrylic paintings on stretched canvas.

Size: Minimum size is 4 feet x 5 feet and maximum size is 6 feet by 7 feet. Square or landscape orientation is preferred.

Frame: Works should either be framed or require no framing.

Style and Content: Works may be realistic, impressionistic or abstract. They should reflect the mission or themes of CIGI’s research in international governance.

Transportability: Works, as entered, must be able to be transported by one person.

Label: The back of the work must have a fixed label or inscription clearly stating the artist’s full name, title of the work, and contact information.

Entry Form: Works must be accompanied by a completed Entry Form.


For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the CIGI Community Art Contest 2015

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