Passion to Perform (Online Art Contest) - Call For Artists

Passion To Perform (Online Art Contest) – Call For Artists

Passion To Perform (Online Art Contest) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] Yamana Gold announces a call for artists to submit paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photography as entries to Passion to Perform. Yamana Gold is a leading gold producer with operations and properties throughout the Americas that integrates a commitment to sustainability and stakeholder engagement best practices in all its business activities. This commitment complements a performance-based culture driven by an entrepreneurial passion that is mirrored in the passion and commitment demonstrated by many emerging artists.

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Deadline: 28 Feb 2022

Free to enter

Passion to Perform celebrates the interconnection between performance and passion. Yamana Gold aims to award winning entrants with meaningful compensation that can positively impact each artist’s practice and encourage them to pursue their passion.

The competition is open to any person practicing art. Each artist can submit up to 2 entries. The panel of judges will initially review entries made through the online system. Following this, approximately 35 artists will be short listed. Only works that are short listed from the initial digital submission will be reviewed for final judging. Notifications and instructions on the regional collection process will be sent to the short listed artists only via email.

Passion to Perform prizes will be awarded in $USD based on a jury selection:

  • $7,000 for first prize
  • $2,500 for second prize
  • $1,500 for third prize

In addition, a fund has been established to acquire artworks from the shortlist of finalists, which will then become part of the permanent collection of Yamana Gold. Pieces of art that become part of the permanent Passion To Perform collection may be displayed in Yamana Gold’s offices, thereby visually communicating a sense of performance to employees and visitors alike.

About Yamana Gold

Yamana Gold is a Canadian-based precious metals producer with a high quality, diversified portfolio, including significant gold and silver production. Long-life production assets including development stage properties and exploration properties are located throughout mining-friendly jurisdictions across the Americas, in Canada, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina. Yamana plans to build on this base through sustainable expansion and optimization initiatives at existing operating mines, development of new mines, the advancement of its exploration properties, and by targeting other consolidation opportunities – with a primary focus in the Americas.

The company is committed to responsibly and transparently operate, strengthen sustainable shareholder returns, and align business and societal outcomes by creating transformational impact. Yamana’s shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange, and London Stock Exchange.

For more information, contact artwork@yamana.com.

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