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'Contratalla', VI Edition Prize of Ex Libris

From an email sent in.

The purpose of the prize is to promote and create new ex-libris, and recognise the quality of the previous ones. The proposal requirements are:

1.- All artists from everywhere, with as many different works as they want, are allowed to participate.

2.-Nominal owners and techniques of the ex-libris are free. The art work could partially or totally take-up the size of the paper. The work does not to be done specially for this event.

3.- It’s necessary to give 3 different copies of each work. All work needs to be delivered in person or sent by paid carriage to :

C. Santa Ana 16
43003  Tarragona

4.- Participation in the event is free. The works must be sent without a frame or any support. More importantly, any work submitted WILL NOT BE RETURNED TO ITS AUTHOR, it will become an integrating part of the Contratalla Collection.

5.- All works must be submitted throughout the month of June 2011.

6.- There are two prizes of 1000 € each , and also ten honourable mentions in each category. Subjects and conditions of presented works options to the prize are:

_ CONTRATALLA PRIZE: Subject related to Saint George and the paper maximum size will be of  28 x 19 cm.

_ MINI EXLIBRIS PRIZE: Subject is free and papers maximum size of the image will be of 4 cm.

7.- A Jury of experts will award the prizes, and  this decision will be made public on July 30th 2011.

8.- On the back of the presented art works, please include the following:

The author’s name, address, title of the work, and the name of used technique. The artist will also have to supply a curriculum vitae (not exceeding oneside).

9.- A catalogue will be elaborated with the works outdone and the selected ones. Exhibitions will take place with the works in arts galleries of several cities. And also they will be reproduced in books, catalogues, post cards, posters etc.

10.- The presentation of any work to this competition implies the agreement to abide the stipulated conditions and rules outlined in this document by the artist, as well as the absolute compliance with the decisions of the jury and the renunciation of any complaint.

The works of different artists may be sent in the same package.

Contratalla c/. SANTA ANA, 16