Local Council has announced the VI Quick Paint Contest which will be celebrated on Abril 22. The competition has been organized by the council of culture in collaboration with provincial government; it will take place from 10:00 to 17:00 and whoever Spanish artists or foreigners with residence in Spain can be part of it.
The aim of this activity is to promote the artistic creation as well as to spread the excellent both natural and cultural patrimony in the locality through the outdoor painting. Therefore the main theme of the contest is Güéjar Sierra and their environment : landscapes, streets, squares, monuments or whatever element linked to the city, provided that it can be recognizabled in the painting.
Whoever wish take part in this Quick Paint Contest can sign up either in the council of culture, sports and parties or in the email firstname.lastname@example.org . People can do that just before the contest, in Plaza Mayor from 9:00 to 10:00. Participants will have to be supplied with a canvas of 100×80 or 50×70 metres of surface. In no case already used canvas will be accepted. Besides, artists will have to take a canvas to expose their paintings after contest.
The sealing and numering of the material will be carried out in Plaza Mayor from 9:00 to 10:00. Paintings will be created “in situ” and photographies and digital issues won’t be admitted.
Participants will deliver their work without a signature from 17:00 to 17:30 in Plaza Mayor, where they will be exposed until, at least, 19:00. At this time the jury will launch their decision, unappealable. Paintings presented out of time or with a signatura will be immediately excluded .
The jury will be composed of councillor of culture, artistic people and representatives of sponsors. There will be a first prize of 300 euros plus trophy, second prize of 350 euros plus trophy and a third prize of 150 euros plus trophy. Prizes could be declared non-existent if the jury consider that the minimun artistic level required is not enough.
The winning works will become part of public cultural heritage of Güéjar Sierra and local government could use them for this purpose, saving all rights of publication and reproduction.