ACTIVITIES - NOTICE OF SCULPTURE COMPETITION
18th Edition of sculpture Edgardo Mannucci
Curated by Stefano Papetti

The Rotary Club Altavallesina Grottefrasassi (District 2090 of Rotary International) shows a prize to honor the memory of the late Marchesian sculptor Edgardo Mannucci, already an honorary member of the Club itself. Participation in the prize is open to students of Fine Arts Academies all over the world and, by invitation, to "Senior" artists. A special "Master" section will cover invited out-of-competition artists selected among the most qualified names of modern national and international art.

Upon agreement with the Presidency of the organizing Commission, the Academy of Fine Arts can participate in the award with three sculptors each, preferably graduates and aged no more than 30 (thirty) years, accompanied by the teacher or his representative.

The participants for the "Fine Arts Academies" section will have to be reported to the Club by the Academies Management by April 16, 2011, at the same time providing indications, images and card containing measures and captions of the works that intend to participate in the Award in addition to the generalities of the sculptors, telephone number, and their profile by their teachers.

Candidates selected to participate in the prize must present each of three works. The works of the candidates for the section "Fine Arts Academies" will have to be original and unpublished and the dimensions must be contained, indicatively, within a volume of two meters in height, one in length and one in depth, and be available at least one week before the opening of the Exhibition and for a period of 60 days.

The other participants must send their membership card to the Club by April 16, 2011, complete with directions, images and any other data relating to the works that intend to participate in the Award or exhibit out of competition.

 

Giuliano Giuliani Master section 

 

In any case, each artist can present at most three works. Also for them the dimensions of the works must be contained, indicatively, within a volume of two meters in height, one in length and one in depth, and be available at least one week before the opening of the Exhibition and for a period of 60 days.

The Organizing Club does not assume any responsibility and nothing can be claimed as compensation or indemnity for possible thefts and / or damages suffered by the works during the transport and / or the stay in the Exhibition venue.

The Jury, composed of 9 members to be identified preferably within the Rotarian world and the Academies, will consist of artists, critics and art experts and its judgment will be considered unquestionable.

The cash prizes will be divided between the various sections as follows:

Section "Academies of Fine Arts"

1st place overall € 2,000.00 (two thousand)

2nd place overall € 1,500.00 (one thousand five hundred)

3rd place overall € 1,000.00 (one thousand)

The sculptors of each of the Italian Academies will be given a reimbursement of € 500.00 (five hundred / 00), which will be € 750.00 (€ seven hundred and fifty / 00) for Academies from other countries.

"Senior" Section

1st place overall € 2,000.00 (two thousand)

2nd place overall € 1,500.00 (one thousand five hundred)

3rd place overall € 1,000.00 (one thousand)

"Master" Section

The artists present in this section will receive a special Rotarian Cultural Recognition diploma and a commemorative medal of the initiative.

The Jury also provides a special prize to be awarded to a single artist chosen among all the participants, consisting in conferring the honor of Paul Harris Fellow, the most important of the awards provided by Rotary International.

The artist will also be given the opportunity to set up in the following year his own staff housed in the same period and in the same venue of the Award. All artists will receive a diploma of participation and their works, both prize-winning and not, may be published (subject to release), in magazines of the district, national and international Rotarian world as well as other publications at the discretion of the Rotary Club.

All the winning prizes will become property of the Rotary Club Altavallesina Grottefrasassi and may be exhibited in public places or open to the public, so as to ensure maximum visibility for the artists.

The works of the artists participating in the prize must be delivered at their own expense and expense at the prize office before 1.00 pm on 23.05.2011

The Prize will be in Arcevia (AN) in the Cloister of San Francesco in Corso Mazzini and the inauguration of the exhibition, curated by Prof. Stefano Papetti, with the awarding of prizes and the delivery of certificates, will take place on May 28, 2011 , at 17.00, in the Misa theater in Arcevia.

Fabriano 10 February 2011

The President of the Commission The President of the Rotary Club

Franco Berionni Antonia Fernanda Pasca

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