lunes, 16 de octubre de 2017

"Humour a Gallarate" International Cartoon Contest

"Humour a Gallarate"
International Cartoon Contest
'Marco Biassoni' Grand Prix
“Osvaldo Cavandoli” Prize
January 21 – February 28, 2018
Theme: On the road

During the exhibition Kerouac. Beat Painting organized at the Museo Maga in Gallarate from
December 2017 to April 2018 "Humor in Gallarate" chooses as the theme for the XXIII edition
the title of his most famous novel. The pictorial and graphic works of one of the 20th century
literary icons, Father of Beat Generation, will be exhibited for the first time in Italy, and "On
the Road" will also be the leading line in the show of the selected cartoon.

1) The contest is open to all professional cartoonists, caricaturists, illustrators and graphic
artists from all over the world.
2) The competition is divided into three sections: A) Graphic humor B) Satire | C) Caricature
Each participant can submit up to three works, one for each section, specifying the title
3) Theme: On the Road
4) The works must be UNPUBLISHED, accompanied by the participation card, biography and
photo. Any work already published on paper or on the web will automatically be excluded from
the assignement of prizes.
5) Size: A4 (21 x 29,7 cm)
6) Technique: Free.
The artworks Works can be made with any technique, including digital techniques.
7) The artworks could be send in two ways: A) Sending the artworks’ original | B) Electronic
A) A) Sending originals by post: each artwork must be signed by the author, with the
personal information (name, surname, address), title and technique. The works,
accompanied by the participation card, must be sent to:
Pro Loco Gallarate
Vicolo del Gambero, 10,
21013 Gallarate (VA)
B) Electronic submission: The file must include the author's name and the progressive
number (for example Name_1.jpg, Name_2.jpg, etc.). File format: JPG, 300 DPI,
Max 2MB for each image.
The files, accompanied by the participation card, should be sent by email to:
Vicolo del Gambero, 10 – 21013 Gallarate (VA) – Tel / Fax: 0331.774968

IMPORTANT: In the event of awarding a prize, the winner is required to send the
original work that will become part of the "Humor at Gallarate Collection". In case of digital
artwork, the author is required to send an high-definition print with the "unique copy" caption.
8) Deadline: 12.00 PM December 15, 2017

The Jury will meet Saturday, December 16, 2017
9) Prizes: the Jury will assign the following prizes:

 Grand Prix "Marco Biassoni" for the best artwork among all the sections
(Graphics/Cartoon, Satire, Caricature) - 1.000 € + diploma
 1st Prize – 500 € + diploma for each section
 One special Mention of Jury – Diploma for each section
 5 mention of honor for each
 “Cava Prize” 500 € + diploma. The special "Cava Award" named after Osvaldo
Cavandoli, creator of the celebrated "La Linea" character, will be assigned to the
artwork that, chosen from all the sections, will combine the beauty of humorous,
satirical or caricatural content with the essence of the core graphic execution.

10) Jury: The selection of works and the awarding of prizes is exclusive jurisdiction of the
Jury, appointed by the Pro Loco Gallarate, which will meet on December 16, 2017 in Gallarate.
The jury's decision is final and unquestionable.
11) Exhibition: from January 21, 2018 at Maga Museum (Gallarate).
There will be also Marilena Nardi’s solo art exhibition.
Opening ceremony: Sunday, January 21, 2018, at 11:00 AM
All authors who will attend the opening ceremony are invited to a rustic lunch.
12) Catalogue: Each selected author, exhibited in shows and published in the catalog, will
receive a complimentary copy of the same
13) Property and rights: the Organizers reserve the rights to reproduce the cartoons in
catalogue, newspapers, or posters to promote the Contest and to exhibit a selection of works
in other locations in Italy or other countries. None of works will be returned but will be
included in the "Humour Gallarate Collection".
By submitting the artworks, the author accepts the rules and regulations of the Contest and
the decisions of the Jury.

Further information:
Tel/Fax (+39)0331.774968 |
Vicolo del Gambero, 10 – 21013 Gallarate (VA) – Tel / Fax: 0331.774968
"Humour a Gallarate" 2017
International Cartoon Contest
Grand Prix 'Marco Biassoni'
Osvaldo Cavandoli Prize


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