The International Art Contest

It starts at the beginning of each school year when we invite kindergartens, schools and other institutions from Slovenia and abroad to send us the artworks of their children, students and users.

Each year they can create pictures on two different topics; one is ‘Play with me’ and the other one is different each year.

The artworks are sent from all parts of Slovenia and also from abroad! Our team carefully examines them and with the help of Neja Kajs, custos, we choose which artworks will be exhibited.

Who is a custos?

A custos is a person who is employed at a museum or at a gallery.

The chosen artworks are then exhibited at the art opening. If you want to know more about it, read HERE.

The 14th International Art Contest ‘Play with me’ 2020/21

We invote you to join us and participate by submitting your students’ artworks. The main topics this year are: “PLAY WITH ME” and “DOBER TEK, SLOVENIA. EAT HEALTHY AND EXERCISE.”*

Dober tek Slovenia can have two different meanings: “Have a good meal, Slovenia” or “Have a good workout, Slovenia”.

The International Art Contest ‘Play with me’ 2019/20 in numbers

Institutuions from abroad

Where and how do you send the artworks?

On the back of the artwork, the following information should be written in capital letters:

-Name, surname and age of the artist
– Title of the artwork
– Artwork technique
– Name and surname of the mentor
– The exact name of the Institution

The artworks should be sent to:

Karlovška 18
1000 Ljubljana,
signed: Za Bodi umetnik – Mednarodni likovni natečaj “Igraj se z mano”

*The received artworks will not be returned to the authors; they will remain in the archives of the International Art Contest “Play with me” and they will be used for the exhibition and promotion of INCLUSIVE CULTURE and visual culture of young people.

Due to extraordinary situation that we are facing in 2020, we’ve exceptionally made a decision about submitting the artworks. If you cannot send your students’ artworks by ordinary post, you can submit them by email. Detailed instruction on how to take a photo of the artworks and equip it with the necessary information, can be found HERE. Nevertheless, we kindly ask you to send the artwork also by post as soon as it will be possible.

Application may be submitted until December 31st, 2020.

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