Japan Day Art Contest 2018 Deadline Extended - Call For Artists

Japan Day Art Contest 2018 Deadline Extended – Call For Artists

Japan Day Art Contest 2018 Deadline Extended – Call For Artists

Japan Day is inviting all visual artists to submit their work to Japan Day Art Contest 2018 to select our Japan Day Official Artist. Japan Day is accepting submissions that incorporate the three themes: New York, Japan, and Central Park.

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Deadline: 20 Dec 2017

Japan Day Art Contest 2018 rules

  • Size must be 24″ tall x 18″ wide
  • Only two-dimensional media will be accepted
  • One submission per artist will be accepted
  • Entries must be the original work of the entering artist
  • Artwork which has been submitted to previous contests and/or previously shown or published is not eligible
  • Does not need to include the Japan Day logo or any text related to the event
  • Artwork that violates copyrights, intellectual property rights, and/or any related rights of a third party, is not eligible.
  • Must not contain explicit sexuality, violence, or any discriminatory elements
  • The final layout and design of the poster, flyer, and other publicity materials will be created and approved by Japan Day
  • Artist’s approval is not required for publication
  • By submitting their artwork, artists grant Japan Day the right to use their work for the purpose of marketing, exhibition, and other Japan Day-related uses
  • The applicants does not need to be New York residents, but must be available to accept their awards on the day of the event

The chosen artwork will become the official image of Japan Day @ Central Park 2018. It will be used for the official poster, programs, flyer, and T-shirts. Several artists will receive honorable mentions. Japan Day Official Artists will receive a pair of round trip economy class tickets to Japan provided by ANA. All the winning artworks will be displayed at an exhibition space on the 18th floor of the Consulate General of Japan in New York.

About Japan Day

Japan Day @ Central Park is an annual event in early summer that celebrates Japanese culture with New Yorkers. Japan Day kicks off with the Japan Run, followed by the Kids’ Races. It provides food and activity tents. There is a stage program displaying a wide range of Japanese culture including both traditional and contemporary performances. The event is officially supported by The New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, the Central Park Conservancy, the Consulate-General of Japan in New York, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, The Nippon Club, and many Japanese and American corporations. This family-friendly event has captured the interest of New Yorkers since its establishment in 2007. It cerebrated its 11th anniversary last May with over 55,000 attendances.

For more information, contact info@japandaynyc.org.

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