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                                                International Visual Art Competition 2013

Deadline for entries - 28 February 2013 - with winners announced on 31 March  2013

Artwork will be accepted for the following categories only - painting, drawing, sculpture 


Overall winner: 

will receive £350 GBP , a dedicated page on this website for one year and certificate of award. 


Category prizes for : 




each category winner will receive £50 GBP , a dedicated page on this website for 6 months and certificate of award.

(Prizes will be awarded in the currency of the artists location.)

Commendations awards:

Artists receiving a commendation award will have their work featured on this website for 3 months and will also 

receive a certificate of award.


(Please read the Rules and Regulations of entry.)

Judges for the International Art Competition 2013:

Paul Gadenne: 1st prize winner of the UK National Art Competition 2012 is a Canterbury-based artist who works principally in watercolour and acrylic.  Paul has been a Design Lecturer at Hastings College of Art and currently teaches Graphics and Design at St Edmund’s School Canterbury, UK.   

Andrew Read: 2nd Prize winner of the UK National Art Competition 2012  is mostly known for his portraits of  high profiled personalities drawn with graphite and coloured pencils.  Andrew regularly receives commissions for portraits and has also been commissioned by The Derwent pencil Co UK. 

Nikolina Kovalenko: 2nd Prize winner of the International Art Competition 2012  born in Moscow in 1987. In 1999 she was accepted to the Moscow Art Lyceum named for Surikov, earning the Gold Medal of the Russian Art Academy.  Nikolina is living in New York City USA  where she is currently working with galleries and taking commissions for portraits.  

Paulo Duarte Filipe: artist and curator,  organiser of the  World Peace  Art Exhibition 2013 in Brazil, currently resident in Portugal

Niyonsaba Serge:  full time professional portrait artist resident in Kigali, Rwanda.  Niyonsaba Serge, born in Rubavu in 1987. He listened to his heart and became successfully a great Rwandan Artist.,after 3 years of study at Nyundo Art School (Gisenyi).

 In 2009 Niyonsaba participated the in ART FOR PEACE(Art competition) organized by Rwanda National Museum, which encouraged him to think beyond the limits and expand his horizons as an artist. Niyonsaba followed the advice of teacher (Koffi Kankorongo Leon) and began to experiment with different mediums developing his unique personal style in the paintings (oil, acrylic, watercolour, ink). The main inspiration source of Niyonsaba’s work is his imagination. The love of thinking beyond his expectation can be seen in his paintings, which typically describe the activities of his daily thoughts.

Niyonsaba is the CEO and Co-founder at URUMURI ART GALLERY and Founder and Director of SEONE ARTISTS(SERGE & ONESIMUS). for further information please visit:

Marilyn Comparetto - artist and entrepreneur

Judges of previous contests



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