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BIENALĂ INTERNAȚIONALĂ DE ARTĂ – PLEVEN

BIENALĂ INTERNAȚIONALĂ DE ARTĂ – PLEVEN
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BIENALĂ INTERNAȚIONALĂ DE ARTĂ – PLEVEN, BULGARIA
STATUTE OF THE EIGHTH BIENNIAL OF SMALL FORMS – PLEVEN 2016 WITH INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION
•GENERAL CONDITIONS:
•The Biennial of Small Forms is an established traditional forum for presenting modern trends and achievements in the sphere of painting, graphics and sculpture.
•Since 2002 it has had seven editions.
•Due to the wide interest in it taken by artists from Bulgaria and abroad, its organizers decided that the eighth edition should be with international participation. For this purpose, this new statute has been worked out, which defines the organization, awards, conditions of holding the biennial and the participation in it.
•ORGANIZATION:
•Organizers of the Biennial of Small Forms (BSF) are, as follows: the Municipality of Pleven, “Iliya Beshkov” Art Gallery, St. st. Cyril and Methodius International Foundation, Representation of the Union of Bulgarian Artists – Pleven.
•The Biennial is held under the patronage of the Mayor of the Municipality of Pleven.
•The organization and holding of the Biennial is the responsibility of “Iliya Beshkov”Art Gallery, in collaboration with the Representation of the Union of Bulgarian artists – Pleven.
•All activities are funded on the grounds of an approved budget and via sponsorship.
•For the purpose of the selection of the works and determining the awarded artists, a jury is appointed, whose members are representatives of the Union of Bulgarian Artists and the Municipality of Pleven.
•The 8th Biennial of Small Forms – Pleven 2016 will be opened on the premises of “Iliya Beshkov” Art Gallery at 6 p.m. on 28 October 2016, Friday, and will continue until 30 December 2016.
•The working languages at the Biennial will be Bulgarian and English.
•For additional questions / answers to use е-mail hgib@mail.bg
•PRIZES
•The jury nominates 5 (five) people in each category – painting, graphics and sculpture as well as in the category young author (up to 35 years of age). The prize winners are chosen among the nominees, as follows:
•Big prize of the Municipality of Pleven – 1400 BGN and diploma. The holder of the big prize is entitled to an exhibition during the next edition of the BSF – in 2018.
•Prize of the Union of Bulgarian Artists – 1200 BGN and diploma.
•Prize of St. St. Cyril and Methodius International Foundation – 1000 BGN and diploma.
•Two prizes of 1000 BGN each and diplomas issued by sponsors.
•Four equal prizes of 900 BGN each and diplomas for the separate categories as well as for young author.
•The prizes are paid in Bulgarian currency.
•CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION:
•Professional artists from all countries have the right to participate as long as they have accepted the conditions of this Statute.
•Participants are free to choose both their topic and the technique they are going to employ.
•The submitted works have to be originals created in the last two years. Each author can participate with no more than two works in each of the categories.
•The authors who have accepted this statute give their consent for their works to be sold, and for the organizers to receive a 30% commission on the sales. For this purpose, each participant includes in his declaration the selling price of their work in euro, from which amount the said percentage is subtracted.
•All awarded participants declare that they donate their work/s to the gallery. At the 10th jubilee edition of the Biennial an exhibition of all donated works will be held.
•The participants are selected by a selection committee.
•The selection for participation and that of awarded authors takes place in two stages.
•First stage: Each artist sends their work/s in the form of JPG digital reproductions (file size of 3 to 10 MB, minimum length of the long side of 20 cm) not later than 29 July 2016 on the email address of the gallery hgib@mail.bg.
The image should be properly oriented (vertically or horizontally). It is recommendable that sculptures be displayed in three perspectives.
•Additional digital processing is not allowed.
•Each file should be named in the following way:
Name…title…technique….size in cm….country
e.g. Ivan Ivanov….Composition….Oil….50X60…..Macedonia
•The approved authors receive feedback on their email address by 5 August 2016.
•Second stage: Artists send their works by courier (at their expense) to the address of the gallery, or present them in person at “Iliya Beshkov” Art Gallery from 8 to 26 August 2016 at the latest, the participation fee being 30 euros (for artists living and working outside Bulgaria), and 15 BGN (for artists living and working in Bulgaria), which is sent on the bank account of the Representation of the Union of Bulgarian Artists – Pleven
UNITED BULGARIAN BANK – PLEVEN, 4. San Stefano Str.,
IBAN – BG29UBBS80021057869320, BIC – UBBS BGSF
•Authors who have not paid their fee are not approved for participation in the exh.
•For references: tel. +359 64 802 047, email: hgib@mail.bg
•Information about the selected works will be displayed /to 10 September/ on the gallery website: http://www.plevengallery.com
•The maximum size of the presented works should be, as follows:
•For painting – up to 60/60 cm, for graphics – up to 30/30 cm, for sculpture – up to 60/60/60 cm.
•It is advisable that graphic prints be without frames and glass.
•The works should be well wrapped and legibly addressed. The labels are included in the application form.
•On the back of the work the author should write (in Bulgarian or English) their name, the title of their work, its size, the material used, the year of creation.
•Each author sends together with their work a filled in application form which can be downloaded from the gallery site, in which the following data should be included written in block letters:
a/ Surname, middle name, name
b/ Year of birth
c/ Full address
d/ Explicit declaration for donation of the presented work (or lack of consent)
e/ Selling price of the work
•The works are sent by mail or via courier to the gallery address at the expense of the author.
•The organizers guarantee for the security of the received works, and do not take responsibility for any lost or damaged works.
•The organizers are obliged to return at their expense to foreign authors their works, which are not declared as donated, within a month of the closing of the exposition.
•Bulgarian authors receive their works (at their own expense) at their address, or personally take them back within 45 days of the closing of the exhibition.
•Each participant in BSF receives a free catalogue of the exhibition and a certificate for participation at the opening ceremony.
•The full list of participants and the reproductions of their works are presented on the website of “Iliya Beshkov”Art Gallery –http://plevengallery.com
•The organization committee of BSF has the right to reproduce the juried works and to publish them in their editions.
•DEADLINE FOR PARTICIPATION
•Works should be received not later than 26 August 2016
•The participating works, application forms, receipts of participation fee (together with the name and surname of participant) should be sent to the following address:
EIGHTH BIENNIAL OF SMALL FORMS – PLEVEN 2016
Art Gallery “Iliya Beshkov”, 1, Skobelev blvd, Pleven 5800
(preferred) Courier office “ECONT EXPRESS” – 42, Hadji Dimitar St., Pleven
Contacts:
Tel. +359 64 802 047 – curators
e-mail: hgib@mail.bg
www.plevengallery.com

www.art-pleven.com

Name, Surname
Date of birth
Telephone, E-mail
Address
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