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  • Mad Cool Gallery: Painting
    Mad Cool Gallery: Painting
    On the occasion of its second edition and with the intention of fomenting and supporting the emergent talent Mad Cool Festival summons "Mad Cool Gallery" award of painting and photography.

    Check contest conditions and prizes on legal bases **

    PAINT PRIZE

    Mechanic of participation:
    1. Spanish or foreign painters over 18 years old can participate on this free to enter contest. Minors whose parents or legal guardians sign the authorization where they consent about the minor's participation, accept the bases and grant their compliance to what is stated therein according to the annex established in the legal bases, can sign up to the contest.
    2. Both the theme and the pictorial technique to be used will be of free choice. Collages will not be accepted, but mixed techniques will.
    3. Each author may participate with a maximum of 3 works that may be independent works or form part of the same series. In any case, no participant can be awarded for more than one work in a single edition. These works can not have been awarded in any other contest. The works will be delivered signed on the back, where the name and surname of the artist will be legible, as well as the title of the same.
    4. The paintings must be completed and ready to be presented physically at the time of submitting the contest application.
    5. Works shall not measure less than 100 x 81 centimeters or more than 120 x 120 centimeters.
    6. Works done only with digital techniques will not be accepted and if it is a mixed technique, the materials used in it must be specified.
    7. In the case of the works required for their physical presentation, they must also be framed with a ribbon whose width should not exceed 5 centimeters when viewed from the front. The works protected by glass will not be accepted, although those protected with methacrylate or similar material will be admitted.
    8. Participants should register through www.madcoolgallery.com or through the Mad Cool gallery application within Mad cool Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/madcoolfestival/?fref=ts). On the web and Facebook you will find a form to fill out, and attach at the time of registration up to a maximum of five photographs of each work that is entered in the contest (maximum three works) in addition to the referred documentation.
    9. The deadline for participation in Mad Cool Gallery starts on March 22, 2017 at 12 noon (gtm + 1) and ends on April 17, 2017 at 23:59 (gtm + 1). No registration will be accepted outside this period.
    10. From April 17 to April 24 (both inclusive) of 2017 the Jury will choose from among all the candidates the 20 artists that will be part of Mad Cool Gallery. The list of 20 selected artists will be published on the web and social networks of Mad Cool and will be personally notified to interested parties on Monday, April 24 throughout the day.
    11. The organization of Mad Cool Gallery painting award will contact the 20 artists shortlisted to receive the original works prior to June 30, 2017.
    12. Mad Cool Gallery will not assume the cost of insurance
    13. Mad Cool Gallery will cover the trasnport costs of the work from its point of origin to the site as well as its return.
    14. Selected works must be properly packed. The packaging must be rigid allowing easy opening and closing so that it can be reused for its transfer to the exhibition during the days of the festival and for it´s later collection by after the event.
    15. Mad Cool Gallery allows to present a maximum of three works for each participant. For this purpose, participants must complete the registration form that appears on the web www.madcoolgallery.com or Facebook app accompanied by the following documentation:
    - Up to a maximum of five photographs of each work registered in JPG format and with a maximum weight of 3 megabytes per image.
    - Brief description of the work (s) presented. Maximum 1,200 characters spaces included (optional)
    - Curriculum Vitae that includes the professional career of the artist in PDF format.
    - Title of the work (s) it presents
    - Actual measurements of the works presented (high x width).
    - Dossier with latest works in PDF format.
    - In the case of underage participants signed authorization of the parent or legal guardian in PDF format.

    16. Attachments in PDF format can not exceed 3 megabytes of weight per document.
    17. On April 24th, the jury will decide winners & finalists of the Mad Cool Gallery painting awards. A maximum of 20 works will be selected for physical reception. These works will be part of the final exhibition to be held in Madrid during the festival. Of the 20 pre-selected works, the jury will choose three winners. These, along with the remaining 17 finalists will be published on the website www.madcoolgallery.com and social networks of Mad Cool on April 24.
    The decision of the jury will be final.

    18. The second edition of Mad Cool Gallery painting prize consists of the following awards for the winners of each category:
    1st prize 2000 € + 1 Mad Cool ticket + 1 P10 Huawei
    2nd prize 1000 € + 1 Mad Cool ticket + 1 P10 Huawei
    3rd prize Mad Cool Kit (includes a festival subscription + merchandising items) + 1 P10 Huawei


    None of the above prizes can be divided. They can be declared deserted in case the jury considers it.

    19. The winning entries in each of the categories of the second edition of Mad Cool Gallery painting prize will be owned by the organizing entity.
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