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APPLICATION

1. Each author can submit ONE work no larger than 50 kilo in weight or one metre in any dimension.

2. Each author should send to KITSA the following:

  • A completed application form.
  • Two 300dpi minimum digital images of the actual work to be exhibited from different views - by email or by post on CD. (If successful this image will be used for the catalogue).
  • Typed curriculum vitae and short (200 words) statement about the artist's work.
  • Digital image of the artist.
  • The application fee or proof of transfer (see 4 below)

3. All application must arrive by the 30th May, 2017 to the address of the organisers preferably by email. Applications that arrive after the specified date will not be considered for the exhibition.

4. A non-refundable participation fee of 40 Euro is payable by all applicants to cover organisation and administration costs, publications etc. Euro payments should be paid by transfer to the account of the organisers. (Details below and on the application form). A receipt confirming the payment must be enclosed with the application form. Artists who do not submit proof of payment shall not be considered for selection.


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SELECTION FOR THE EXHIBITION

5. Only original works will be considered for the competition.

6. No works previously awarded prizes in international competition will be accepted.

7. On receiving the applications the jury will select the works for the exhibition and all applicants will be notified of the jury decision. The decision of the jury is final and no correspondence regarding their selection will be entered into.

8. None of the works selected for the exhibition may be removed before the closing date.

9. Reproductions of any exhibited works may be used by the organisers for the Triennial's publicity and the exhibition catalog. The artists agree to waive any fee in respect of this.

10. Each exhibitor will be represented in the catalog, with at least one image of the exhibited work and related information. Each exhibitor will be entitled to one free copy of the catalog.

11. In the event of a sale of the exhibited works during the exhibition, the organisers will retain a 25% commission of the price.

12. The organising committee has the right to issue personal invitations to domestic and foreign artists on the merits of their accomplishments to submit work for the competition.

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COMPETITION

13. On receiving the actual works the jury will select the award winners and the artists will be notified as to the decision of the jury as soon as possible.

14. The awards will be made on the opening of the exhibition. It is hoped that award winners will be present for the ceremony.

15. All prize-winning works will become the property of the Foundation for Contemporary Ceramics and will displayed in the collection of the International Ceramics Studio.

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TRANSPORT OF SELECTED WORKS

16. All works selected for the exhibition must arrive at the triennial office between 14th - 25th August, 2017. Successful applicants will be notified of the delivery address.

17. Transport of the works to KITSA is the responsibility of the author of the work.

18. The organisers bear no responsibility for the loss of or damage to any works in transit prior to their arrival at the specified address. Any works damaged on arrival will be examined by the organisers and a report sent to the author.

19. Any pieces damaged on arrival at KITSA will be assessed and discussed with the artist as to the possibility of display of the work. In all circumstances the final decision will be with KITSA.

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INSURANCE

20. It is the responsibillity of all applicants to ensure their works are insured during transportation to and from KITSA.

21. KITSA will not be responsible for any problems that arise from the applicants failure to insure their artworks during transit.

22. All works will be insured by KITSA from their arrival to the end of the exhibition.

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RETURN OF WORKS

23. All works not awarded prizes will be returned at the artists expense.

24. Artists who wish their works returned will be sent a quotation for transport from Hungary. Payment must be received prior to the despatch of the works to the artist.

25. If an artist does not want the work returning it can be donated to the Foundation for Contemporary Ceramic Arts which can make use of the works in whatever way it deems most suitable.

26. Works will be stored for 30 days after the closure of the exhibition. If no confirmation for the return of the work is received within this time the works can be freely disposed of by the Foundation.

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APPLICATION FEE INFORMATION

A non-refundable participation fee is payable by all applicants to cover organisation and administration costs, publications etc. The fee is as follows:

40 Euro for foreign applicants
Euro payments should be paid by transfer to the account of the organisers. A receipt confirming the payment must be enclosed with the application form. Artists who do not submit proof of payment shall not be considered for selection.

Please transfer your application fee to the following bank account. Account holder's name:
Kortárs Kerámiamuvészetért Alapítvány

Address of the account holder:
6000 Kecskemét, Kápolna u.11, HUNGARY

Name of the Bank:
OTP Bank Nyrt.
Address of the Bank:
6000 Kecskemét, Korona u.2.

Bank Account Number:
11732002-20017156
SWIFT Code:
OTPVHUHB

IBAN electronic form
HU68117320022001715600000000

You can also pay with VISA or Mastercard via PayPal.

KITSA Participation fee for foreign applicants is 40 Euro

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