Pébéo Mixed Media Art Prize and Exhibition 2019
100 artworks, 100 artists and 100 countries, to celebrate 100 years of Pebeo colour
If you live in the United States or Canada: You can submit from May 1st and until 31st of July 2019. If your work is selected for the final in London you will win $2000 USD (USA)or 2500$ CAD (Canada) and Pébéo North America will cover the cost of shipping your work to London. Please read the
Rules for CAN and USA / Règlements et Conditions Amérique du Nord ( See PDF)
Before you submit please see the artwork photography guidelines to make sure that your entry qualifies.
TERMS AND CONDITONS – NORTH AMERICA
Pebeo (the “Contest Organizer” or “Organizer”) is organizing a free, no purchase necessary, online contest starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, and closing at 11:59 p.m. EDT (UTC-4) on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 (“Entry Period”).
2. Participation Rules:
4. Use of Information:
Consent to use the information gathered for the Contest applies to all those wishing to participate in the Pebeo Mixed Media Art Prize and Exhibition Contest, as well as to the Contest winner.
Photographs of exhibited works will be published in the exhibition catalogue and may be used by Pebeo for promotion of this and other Pebeo exhibitions, in social media.
Legal policy may be viewed at http://en.pebeo.com/Pebeo/Legal-notices-of-Pebeo-s-site
5. Finalist Prizes (Open to Canadian and American residents ONLY):
All submissions will be judged solely on their artistic meritas determined by the Judges in their sole discretion. The decisions of the Judges are final and legally binding in all respects and are not subject to additional review.
Canadian and American finalists will be selected by a jury of independent professionals, as determined by the Organizer, and in its sole discretion, from the art world (“Judges”), who will judge the works from the images and information submitted via the contest submission form. At the conclusion of the Judging period three (3) finalists from the United States and three (3) finalists form Canada (each a “Finalist”) will join up to 100 world wide Finalists to determine the grand, second and third prize winners.
i. Two (2) finalists are chosen from the general public entries.
ii. One (1) finalist is chosen from the pool of participants applying as a Dick Blick Art Materials employee (Employee must be currently employed at the time of the contest and be in good standing with the employer - Both will be verified with Dick Blick).
Prize winners will also be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release, and, where lawful, a Publicity Release, within (4) days of attempted notification or the prize may be forfeited. If any winner is a minor, the parent or legal guardian must complete the Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release, and, where lawful, a Publicity Release.
Prize winners must reply with all required information in order to receive their prize.
PUBLICITY RELEASE/ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS: Acceptance of any prize constitutes prize winner’s permission for the Promotion Entities to edit, publish, and use prize winner’s entry materials (or any portion thereof), name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and complete address (collectively, the "Attributes"), for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, without further compensation, permission, notice or authorization, (except where prohibited by law), and Entrant releases the Promotion Entities from all claims arising out of the use of such Attributes.
i. Two (2) finalists are chosen from the general public entries.
ii. One (1) finalist is chosen from the pool of participants applying as a DeSerres employee (Employee must be currently employed at the time of the contest and be in good standing with the employer - Both will be verified with DeSerres).
Entries made on another’s behalf by any individuals or other entities, including but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Contest. Tampering with the Entry process or the operation of the Contest is prohibited and any Entries deemed by Organizer, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be void. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an Entry cannot be resolved to Organizer’s satisfaction, the affected Entry will be deemed ineligible. By entering, all participants and/or Entrants release the Organizer, Judge, Administrator, and their parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities including all of their respective shareholders, officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys, successors and assigns from and against all claims and damages arising out of or in connection with each Entrant's participation and/or Entry in the Contest and/or his/her receipt or use of the prize awarded in this Contest.
6. Distribution of Finalist Prizes (Open to Canadian and American Residents ONLY):
Finalists for the Mixed Media Art Prize and Exhibitions will be notified by email by August 15, 2019 before 11:59 pm.
If you have not heard from Pebeo by August 16, 2019 please assume that you have not been selected as a finalist for the Mixed Media Art Prize and Exhibition this time.
To be declared a finalist for the Mixed Media Art Prize and Exhibition and claim a prize, a selected participant must:
The winners will be informed of how to take possession of the prize within two (2) to four (4) business days of receiving the email.
In the event of a winner's refusal to receive the prize, or if the selected person does not meet above mentioned requirements, the Contest Organizer will not be held responsible for its delivery and may, at its discretion, award the prize to another person based on Judges decision.
Any litigation with respect to the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation with respect to the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
7. Shipment of Finalist Artworks to Menier Gallery in London:
All Finalists will receive specific instructions regarding how/where to ship their artwork, how to collect it after the exhibition, and any other relevant information to the final contest and exhibition at the Menier Gallery in London.
8. Contest Winner Prizes (Open to all Contest Finalists from around the world):
All submissions will be judged solely on their artistic merit.
Three (3) winners will be selected among the 100 Finalists from around the world, by a jury of independent professionals from the art world who will judge the works in person, at the Menier Gallery in London.
Winners of the Mixed Media Art Prize and Exhibition will be announced on the VIP night (October 1, 2019) at the Menier Gallery in London before 11:59 pm.
9. Distribution of Contest Winner Prizes (Open to all Contest Finalists from around the world):
Winners who are present at the VIP Night at the Menier Gallery on October 1, 2019 will learn that they won during the official reveal by the judges and/or a Pebeo representative.
Winners who are absent from the VIP Night at the Menier Gallery on October 1, 2019 will be contacted by email the following day (October 2, 2019).
If you have not heard from Pebeo by October 3, 2019 please assume that you have not been awarded a winning prize for the Mixed Media Art Prize and Exhibition.
To be declared a winner and claim a prize, a selected participant for a prize must:
The winners will be informed of how to take possession of the prize within two (2) to four (4) business days of the VIP night at the Menier Gallery or of receiving the email.
In the event of a winner's refusal to receive the prize or if the selected person does not meet above mentioned requirements, the Contest Organizer will not be held responsible for its delivery and may, at its discretion, award the prize to another finalist, based on jury decision.
WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTEST – APPLICABLE TO THE CONTEST ORGANIZER PEBEO, AS WELL AS CONTEST PARTNERS DESERRES IN CANADA AND DICK BLICK IN THE UNITED STATES.
For additional questions, or for the names of the Finalists or Grand Prize winner (available after 10/4/19) please email us at email@example.com .