|Yang Ming 6th International Adolescents Painting Competition, 2016
This competition was organized to encourage adolescents to use art to discover the beauty of the sea, rivers, fishing villages, lakes and wetlands, as well as to understand the crisis of global warming. In this way, they will expand their horizons, and learn to cherish and protect the sea.
It is also hoped that the competition can promote international art and
1. Themes: The beauty of the sea
(1)A portrayal of the scenery from one's hometown, such as fishing villages, fishing boats or wetlands.
(2)A portrayal of the future marine world or the effects of global warming on the world.
2. Qualifications of participants:
The competition is open to all adolescents between the ages of 4 and 15 throughout the world.
3. Entry rules:
(1) Media: crayons, color pencils, oil paints, watercolors, woodcuts, collages, etc.
(2) Size: 39cm x 54cm or smaller (Mounting or framing is unnecessary)
(3) Number: one entry per participant
(4) Type: hard copy only
(5) Identification label: Each entry shall have an identification label pasted on the back of the entry. The following information on the identification label must be filled out in English and using block letters.
* Full name (first name, last name)
* Name of school and address (including contact person and phone number)
* Full home address (including phone number)
* E-mail address
* Title of the entry
You may download the identification label from the website of the Yang Ming Cultural Foundation (www.ymculture.org.tw), Yang Ming Oceanic Culture & Art Museum (www.ocam.org.tw) or Yang Ming Museum of Marine Exploration Kaohsiung (www.mome.org.tw).
(6) Submission dates and address
(a) Submission dates: October 1-12, 2016.
(b) Address: Send your entry to the YM office in your region as listed on
www.yangming.com or submit it directly to:
Keelung Municipal Nuan-Shi Elementary School
No.350, Nuannuan St., Nuannuan District, Keelung City 20544, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
(Please write " Yang Ming 6th International Adolescents Painting Competition " on the envelope)
The number of prizes is as follows:
10 Gold Medals: winners receive a certificate and a book of winning artwork
20 Silver Medals: winners receive a certificate and a book of winning artwork
30 Bronze Medals: winners receive a certificate and a book of winning artwork
Honorable mention: A citation is offered for each honorable mention. The total number will be decided according to the number of entries.
The names of the prizewinners will be posted on the websites of Yang Ming Cultural Foundation (www.ymculture.org.tw), Yang Ming Oceanic Culture & Art Museum (www.ocam.org.tw) and Yang Ming Museum of Marine Exploration Kaohsiung (www.mome.org.tw) in January 2017.
Art educators will serve as the jurors.
Judging criteria: subject presentation, 30%; conception and creativity, 40%; and configuration, 30%.
(1)Every participant must complete his or her painting by himself or herself. Copying, tracing, pirating or improvement by others is not allowed. If an entry is charged with copyright infringement, the participant shall bear the legal responsibilities. If a prize has been issued, it will be revoked.
(2)The entries will not be returned. The copyright and publication right of these entries belong to the sponsoring organization, Yang Ming Cultural Foundation. The sponsoring organization has the right to publish, republish, replicate or use the works on publicity materials and media without remuneration. No objection to this stipulation is allowed. Works that have won a prize or an honorable mention will become part of Yang Ming’s collection.
(3)For more information, please go to the websites of Yang Ming Cultural Foundation (www.ymculture.org.tw), Yang Ming Oceanic Culture & Art Museum (www.ocam.org.tw), or Yang Ming Museum of Marine Exploration Kaohsiung (www.mome.org.tw).
(4)For anything not listed in the Rules, the sponsoring organization reserves the right to revise the Rules at any time.