We invites authors from Russia and foreign countries to take part in the International Competition of Modern Art "Talent of Russia" and the art fair.

Exhibition Dates: July 30 - August 6, 2022
Registration deadline: until July 20, 2022
West wing of the New Tretyakov Gallery Exhibition halls of the Union of Artists of Russia (Moscow, Krymsky Val st., 10)

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What can be represented in the Exhibition Center of the St. Petersburg Union of Artists: International Competition of Modern art "Talent of Russia" involves art objects of fine and decorative art - paintings, graphics, sculptures, pastels, watercolors, photographs, textiles, arts and crafts in modern directions - modern and traditional. The main feature - all the works presented must have a high aesthetic value and the value of a perfect art sample!

"Talent of Russia" includes the following sections:

1) Competition and exhibition program: "TALENT OF RUSSIA" All Russian Modern Art Competition
Forms of participation in the competition: In person (originals and giclee) and In absentia (photocopies).

2) Fair program: "Unique Russia" Exhibition-Fair
Forms of participation in the fair: In person (works of art can only be originals and giclee; the author or representative administers his stand or window)
All competition participants automatically become the art fair participants as well (the author marks the price of his artwork in the label!) However, if the author, collective or firm wishes to present a collection of their works only at the fair, it is possible to do so by booking an additional area equipped with racks, tables and/or displays.


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The following materials are sent to the organizing committee by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

1) Participation in the competition-exhibition-fair "Talent of Russia":
a) participant application (download, fill in and send in Word or PDF format)
b) labels for each competitive work (download, fill out and send in Word or PDF format);
c) a photograph of the author with a size of at least 3x4 cm .;
d) photographs of competitive works (not less than 200 dpi, not more than 15 Mb);
e) a copy of the registration fee payment (go to the "Partcipation fee" section)
f) for full-time participants: transfer card (download in Word, PDF)


After sending registration materials to the organizing committee and return confirmation, participants bring their works to the exhibition on October 25, 2021, 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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

Organizers of the competition, exhibitions, fairs:
Creative Union of Artists of Decorative and Applied Arts,
Eurasian Art Union,
LLC Expo Service.
Competition "Talent of Russia" is held with the creative support of the Russian branch of the World Fund of Art.
The exhibition "Golden Hands of Russia" was supported by: Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, Gokhran of the Russian Federation, All-Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art, Federal Budget Institution "Museum of GEMFLOWERS", The Almanac of Jewel & Travel, Guild of gunsmiths masters, Association "Guild of Jewelers of Russia", GBUK MO "Museum of Folk Art Crafts" (Fedoskino), Art Deco Museum (ART DECO), World Fund of Arts, Eurasian Art Union.