Dates: April 2-5, 2020;
Venue: Moscow Gostiny Dvor, Moscow, Ilinka street, 4
Registration deadline: March 23, 2020

By participating in the competition, you automatically become a participant in the fair!

 
Two forms of participation are provided: PERSONAL and PERSONAL.
 

COMPETITIONS AND NOMINATIONS:

"Talent of Russia" includes the following sections:

Painting Competition
Graphic Competition
Pastel Competition
Watercolor Competition
Sculpture Competition
Arts & Crafts Competition
Textile Competition
Photography Competition


More about nominations:

 

Painting Competition

Section "Classical Painting":
Nominations:
1. Genre picture
2. Landscape
3. Still life
4. Architecture
5. Esoteric
6. Naive art
7. Synthesis of genres

Section "Avant-garde painting":
Nominations:
1. Vanguardism
2. Constructivism
3. Cubism
4. Primitivism and naive art
5. Surrealism
6. Futurism
7. Expressionism
8. Conceptualism
9. Pop art
10. Fauvism
11. Figurativism
12. Esotericism and Symbolism

Section "Abstract Painting":
Nominations:
1. Abstract expressionism
2. Geometric abstraction
3. Conceptual abstraction
4. Futuristic abstraction
5. Experiment


Graphic Competition

a) Section "Easel Graphics":
1. Landscape
2. Portrait
3. Still life
4. Thematic composition
8. Synthesis of genres

b) Section "Applied Graphics":
1. Book illustration
2. Etching
3. Esotericism and religion


Watercolor Competition
Nominations:
1. Landscape
2. Portrait
3. Still life
4. Thematic composition
5. Synthesis of genres
Pastel Competition
Nominations:
1. Landscape
2. Portrait
3. Still life
4. Thematic composition
5. Synthesis of genres

Sculpture Competition
Nominations:
1. Machine-tool sculpture
2. Sculpture composition
3. Abstract and experimental sculptural forms
4. Relief and bas-relief
Arts & Crafts Competition

Section "Art Decor":
1) Decorative painting
2) Collages
3) Mosaics and stained glass

Section "Art Processing":
1) Carving and engraving
2) Murals (except enamel art)
3) Enamel art

Section "Art Object":
1) Ceramics
2) Glass
3) Metal
4) Stone
5) Dolls and toys
6) Souvenirs and gifts
7) Objects made of natural materials (other than those indicated above)

Fashion section:
1) Decorations
2) Accessories
3) Headgear
4) Costume as an art object
5) Shoes as an art object

Photography Competition

Nominations:
1) Photography as art
2) Advertising: commercial and promotional photography
3) Architecture: urban landscape and architectural lines
4) Book illustrations
5) Editorial assignment: documentary and reporting
6) Nature: beauty, harmony, diversity
7) Humans: human nature
8) Special shooting: experiments in photography

 

PARTICIPATION FORMS
Participation in the competition program: IN PERSON AND IN ABSENTIA
In person and In absentia participants have equal rights. All participants – in person and in absentia – first send to the organizing committee (by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) the registration kit (application form, labels, photos of works, photos of the author). After confirmation by the organizing committee, in person works are handed over to the exhibition within the specified period. With absentee participation, the contestant sends photo images to the organizing committee in electronic form. The organizing committee prints files, draws up in the form of an art book, which is placed at the exhibition.


EXPERT COUNCIL (JURY)
An Expert Council (jury) is formed to evaluate the entries. The Expert Council includes the following professional groups: a) members of art unions and associations; b) representatives of specialized media; c) representatives of production companies; d) art critics. The Expert Council includes an assessment both in the exposition (full-time jury) and in electronic form (in absentia jury). The work of the Expert Council (jury) includes the assessment of art objects submitted to the competition according to a 10-point system. The scores are summed and the average arithmetic score is determined.
Masters and artists of all directions of fine and decorative-applied and fine arts, as well as art historians, patrons and everyone wishing to take part or visit the exhibition and its programs are invited to participate.

TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
- FOR IN PERSON PARTICIPANTS:
After sending registration materials to the organizing committee and return confirmation, participants bring their works to the exhibition on December 12, 2019, from 14:00 to 16:00
In person artwork should be prepared for exhibiting on vertical stands:
a) have hooks, hinges or eyelets for hanging
b) have a rigid base (passe-partout, frame, subframe, etc.)
c) have labels (in the lower right corner, on the front side)
d) together with the art object provided for the exhibition, the applicant submits a "Card / deed of transfer", which will be the basis for the subsequent issuance of competitive works, at the end of the exhibition. At the end of the exhibition, original art objects are returned on the closing day according to the "Card / deed of transfer".
- FOR IN ABSENTIA PARTICIPANTS:
After registration via the Internet, the organizing committee prints the files sent to the competition and places the photocopies in the art book, which is on display during the exhibition. The size of the printed pictures is A3 (297x420 mm). One file must contain one competition entry. At the end of the exhibition, the organizing committee sends diplomas to the participant or winner by e-mail.

PRELIMINARY SELECTION
The author independently decides in which competition and nomination his work will be presented. The organizing committee conducts a preview of the works according to the sent photos. All works registered within the specified terms and confirmed by the organizing committee are displayed at the exhibition and participate in the competition program, except for:
a) works that violate the social norms adopted in the Russian Federation
b) political topics
c) works that offend religious feelings and personality
D) conceptual and non-high level works
The decision of the Organizing Committee on the above exceptions shall not be subject to final discussion.